Ider announce debut album, stream new single

EU headline shows & Sigrid support announced


Credit: Ade Udoma & Michelle Janssen

Ider album press shot by Ade Udoma & Michelle Janssen

Credit: Ade Udoma & Michelle Janssen

London duo Ider have just announced their debut album Emotional Education will be released on July 19th via Glassnote Records. The two piece have also shared the album’s new single Wu Baby as well as new EU headline and Sigrid support shows. Listen to Wu Baby below.

Consisting of flatmates Megan Markwick and Lily Somerville, Ider were formed in 2017. Emotional Education was largely written in the band’s London flat and draws on themes of anxiety, identity, and mental health. The album was produced by MyRiot and Rodaidh McDonald (The xx, Sampha) in London and Los Angeles. Next to Wu Baby, the album also contains previous singles Mirror and Body Love. The full tracklisting and artwork can be found below.

Ider Emotional Education album artwork

Emotional Education tracklisting:

  1. Mirror
  2. Wu Baby
  3. Busy Being a Rockstar
  4. Brown Sugar
  5. Invincible
  6. Clinging to the Weekend
  7. Swim
  8. You’ve Got Your Whole Life Ahead of You Baby
  9. Body Love
  10. Saddest Generation
  11. Slide

The duo will embark on a European headline tour in October. In November, they will join Sigrid on her UK arena tour. All tour dates and ticket links can be found below.

Emotional Education is available to pre-order on digital and physical formats here.

Ider – Wu Baby

Tour dates:



Music blogger by night, SEO by day. Started Indie is not a Genre in 2011, will always prefer live music over recordings and intimate pub gigs over arena shows.

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