Yeasayer broke up two years ago, and now co-vocalist Anand Wilder is launching a solo career. His debut solo album, I Don’t Know My Words, is due in 2022 via Last Gang, and in a new interview with Stereogum, he says "I was listening to a lot of Fairport Convention and that kind of stuff [while making the record]. Poly Styrene — her solo album Translucence. As far as contemporary stuff, I really love Aldous Harding and Cate Le Bon."
The first single is "Delirium Passes," a tender psychedelic folk-pop song that's cut from a similar cloth as the calmer, Anand Wilder-sung Yeasayer songs. It's a lovely first taste, and it comes with a video directed by Derek Howard that stars Ben Sinclair from HBO's High Maintenance. Here's what Anand told Stereogum about the song and video: