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YACHT announces new album, premieres “I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler” — listen

on August 14, 2015, 12:45pm

Last fall, YACHT released its Where Does This Disco? EP through new label home Downtown Records. Less than 12 months later, the electropop duo is set to return with a full-length album from the label called I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler.

Due October 16th and spanning 11 tracks, the LP marks YACHT’s sixth to date following 2011’s well-received Shangri-La. Over the last few weeks, the band had dropped album teasers using drone videos, billboards, and 300 prints of the artwork (which can be seen below) which were personally faxed to lucky fans.

As a preview, Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans have unveiled the title track, an infectious, ’70s-inspired cut. Check it out below via its lyric video, followed by the full tracklist and YACHT’s fall upcoming dates.

I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler Artwork:

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I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler Tracklist:
01. Miles & Miles
02. White Mirror
03. Matter
04. Ringtone
05. I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler
06. L.A. Plays Itself
07. I Wanna Fuck You Til I’m Dead
08. Hologram
09. Don’t Be Rude
10. War On Women
11. The Entertainment

YACHT 2015 Tour Dates:
10/17 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
10/20 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
10/22 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom
10/24 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
10/25 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
11/05 – Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade
11/07 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
11/09 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair

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