Over the summer, M.I.A. announced Matahdatah, her forthcoming new album/film about borders. Described as “truly global and characteristically DIY,” the release will be comprised of “a collection of new M.I.A. songs, each accompanied by videos directed and edited by M.I.A. herself with each video filmed in a different country,” according to an official statement.
“The concept for this LP is ‘broader then a border’ and MATAHDATAH is the journal of MATANGI,” the singer noted, adding, “Sometimes I move vertical and sometimes I move horizontal.”
Already we’ve previewed the LP with the audiovisual piece “Broader Than a Border”, which featured Matangi cut “Warriors” and a new song called “Swords”. Today, M.I.A. has shared the latest installment in the beat-heavy track “Borders”. Listen in below.