Being praised as one of their finest album in years, Cut Copy just released a single called “Black Rainbows” from their forthcoming album. Haiku From Zero is going to be a mix of melodies, as can be expected with titles like, “Airborne,” “Standing in the Middle of the Field,” and now “Black Rainbows.” Ironically, the song has a beachy vibe.
NPR is offering an exclusive peek at Cut Copy’s Haiku From Zero in the week leading up to it’s September 22 release. Stream NPR to get a taste of the band’s first proper studio album in the past four years. This is one of the albums with catchier songs that were ever recorded. Like their album in 2013, Free Your Mind, this new album will also be produced by Ben Allen.
Haiku From Zero:
Standing In the Middle of the Field
Stars Last Me a Lifetime
No Fixed Destination
Memories We Share
Living Upside Down
Tied to the Weather
“Standing in the Middle of the Field” is a more fun-loving free spirit bop with some underlying tensions. Cut Copy is using an easy-going melody to show their ability to turn dark subjects into bright music.
This song is actually the first on the album, but wasn’t released until after “Airborne” which first debuted as a single, stand-alone song. Then later on Cut Copy gave fans a huge surprise. More music and the announcement of a new album.”Airborne” was released and has been seeing some positive feedback while being called a disco-pop odyssey that sends the listener into psychedelic bliss. It’s wildly imaginative and seems like an easygoing “get you through the day” type of song. Listen for yourself, below:
Three songs have been released from Haiku From Zero.
The full album will be released on September 22. Cut Copy is going across the United States for their 2017 Fall tour. It starts October 1st in San Diego, California for the CRSSD Festival.
Cut Copy – Fall North American Tour Dates
10/1 – San Diego, CA @ CRSSD Festival
10/3 – El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
10/5 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Jones Assembly
10/7 – Austin, TX @ Zilker Park – Austin City Limits
11/9 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Club
11/12 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
11/14 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall
11/15 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
11/16 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada
11/17 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
11/18 – Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre
11/21 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
11/22 – Montreal, QC @ Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre
11/24 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
11/26 – Boston, MA @ Royale
11/30 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
12/1 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
12/2 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
12/3 – Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
12/5 – Orlando, FL @ The Plaza Live
12/6 – Miami, FL @ North Beach Bandshell
Photo Credit: Richard Saethang