Credit: Tom Oxley
The Wombats by Tom Oxley
Credit: Tom Oxley

After recently announcing their fourth album Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life, The Wombats today reveal the album’s second single Turn. The single follows on from Lemon To A Knife Fight, their first new music in 2 years.  The album will released on Kobalt Music on February 9th 2018. Stream Turn below.

Vocalist Matthew ‘Murph’ Murphy comments on the new song:

Turn was written in New York and is probably the most electronic song on the album. Which is weird as I was pushing for the album to be more organic and less synth driven, Turn was…. kind of a beautiful mistake.

Written in three completely different locations around the world – with drummer Dan Haggis in London, bassist Tord Øverland Knudsen with his family in Oslo and frontman Murph in Los Angeles – Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life was created in long distance and intensive, two-week sessions in Oslo and produced by Mark Crew (Bastille, Rag’n’Bone Man) and Catherine Marks (Wolf Alice).

The Wombats – Turn

While previous album Glitterbug dealt with Murph’s long-distance relationship, the singer finds himself newly married and resident in LA for Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life. The record explores a maturer side of the Liverpool-based trio.

Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life is available to pre-order as of now. The Wombats have also announced a run of tour dates across the UK, Europe and the US in spring 2018. All dates can be found below.

Deborah Jacobs

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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