Former Late of the Pier frontman and bespoke drum machine designer Sam Estgate is back with Fase Luna, his third album as LA Priest, that will be out May 5 via Domino. He made it in Mexico and Costa Rica, saying, “I want to give people a feeling that they’re free when they listen to it, it’s not bringing you back to reality, it’s escapism.” Check out the artwork and tracklist below.
The first single from Fase Luna is "It's You," a squidgy pop number that sounds pleasingly like a cassette deck whose belt needs to be changed. “It’s about a guy who falls in love with a sea mermaid or water spirit and has to choose between life on the land or the ocean,” says Sam. “Some of it sounds like he's on the edge of madness.” The video was directed by Eoin Glaister and stars Juliet Cowan, who also seems to be on the edge of madness. Watch that below.
LA Priest has UK dates lined up for the fall and those are listed below.