As per the official Domino press release below, there is a new Animal Collective record on it’s way to us in a few months. It should be compulsory wonky summer listening!
DOMINO: And… it’s official! We are proud to announce the release of Animal Collective’s new studio album, Merriweather Post Pavilion, out January 20th, 2009. This marks the band’s 9th studio album, following last year’s long player Strawberry Jam. Merriweather Post Pavilion was recorded in earlry 2008 at Sweet Tea Recording Studio in Oxford, Mississippi with the engineering expertise of Ben Allen. The album will be available on CD, 2xLP and digital formats.
Here is a look at the album art for the new record… trippy stuff indeed!