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Deerhunter announce new record Fading Frontier, share lead single "Snakeskin"

17 August 2015, 08:32 | Written by Laurence Day

Deerhunter have announced their seventh record Fading Frontier, and have shared the video for its lead track "Snakeskin", featuring Zumi Rosow on the treated alto sax.

The band had been teasing the record's release over the weekend with a countdown timer on their website.

Valentina Tapia has directed the visuals for "Snakeskin", which see frontman Bradford Cox playing with his dog (and a skull) amidst a glut of projected patterns. Special thanks has been given to Cole Alexander, presumably of the Black Lips, but his contribution's not immediately obvious.

As well as the group's four founding members, Stereolab's Tim Gane, James Cargill of Broadcast, and Rosow all lend their hands to the fray. Ben H. Allen III has also returned to co-produce alongside Deerhunter.

Fading Frontier is released via 4AD on 16 October. It follows 2013's Monomania.

Deerhunter have also announced a brief UK/EU tour for this autumn.

Watch the "Snakeskin" video below. The LP's tracklist and the band's upcoming UK/EU shows can be found afterwards.


1. All The Same
2. Living My Life
3. Breaker
4. Duplex Planet (ft. Tim Gane of Stereolab on Electronic Harpsichord)
5. Take Care (ft. James Cargill of Broadcast on Synthesisers and Tapes)
6. Leather And Wood
7. Snakeskin (ft. Zumi Rosow on Treated Alto Saxophone)
8. Ad Astra
9. Carrion


29 - PARIS, Pitchfork Festival
30 - BRIGHTON, All Saints Church
31 - LIVERPOOL, Liverpool Music Week


01 - DUBLIN Button Factory
04 - LEEDS, Brudenell Social Club
06 - MANCHESTER, Gorilla
07 - LONDON, Shepherds Bush Empire
09 - TOURCOING, La Grand Mix
10 - REIMS, La Cartonerrie
11 - NIMES, Paloma
12 - MILAN, Magnolia
13 - BOLOGNA, Bronson
14 - GENEVA, L'usine
15 - ZURICH, Rote Fabrik
16 - HEIDELBERG, Kulturhaus Karlstorbahnhof
18 - BERLIN, Lido
21 - BRUSSELS, Botanique Orangerie
22 - UTRECHT, Le Guess Who Festival

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