Chvrches announce new album ‘Love Is Dead’, stream new single

Chvrches press shot for Love Is Dead by Danny Clinch

Credit: Danny Clinch

Scottish trio Chvrches have just revealed that their third album Love Is Dead, will be out on Glassnote Records on May 25th. The band have also shared new single My Enemy which features The National’s Matt Berninger on vocals. Listen below.

The new album follows on from their critically acclaimed debut album The Bones of What You Believe (2013) and its follow up Every Open Eye (2015).  According to vocalist Lauren Mayberry, Love Is Dead is about growing up and:

coming to terms with the fact that there are great things in the world and there are awful things in the world and that you can’t get one without the other

Chvrches Love is Dead album artwork

Love Is Dead tracklisting

  1. Graffiti
  2. Get Out
  3. Deliverance
  4. My Enemy
  5. Forever
  6. Never Say Die
  7. Miracle
  8. Graves
  9. Heaven/Hell
  10. God’s Plan
  11. Really Gone
  12. ii
  13. Wonderland

While writing Love Is Dead, the trio stayed in the same room even while Lauren was writing lyrics. “I tried to write less about romantic love specifically,” she says. “And more about the overarching concept of love.”

The band will make also make appearances at a number of festivals across the world. All dates and tickets can be found below.

Chvrches – My Enemy (feat. Matt Berninger)

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