King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard share footloose single and video ‘Hate Dancin”

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have shared ‘Hate Dancin”, the lead single from their twenty third studio album (and third this month) ‘Modifications’.

The track follows on from the discharge of their album ‘Ice, Demise, Planets, Lungs, Mushrooms and Lava’ on October 7, and its follow-up ‘Laminated Denim’ simply 5 days in a while October 12.

In a press assertion concerning the track, frontman Stu Mackenzie provided a succinct, one-sentence description: “I began writing a track about how I hate dancing, however then I realised that I like dancing.” To Mackenzie’s level, the music video for ‘Hate Dancin” depicts him and his bandmates dancing to the track in a warehouse.

It was directed by John Angus Stewart, who has labored on a number of movies and live performance movies for the band throughout their profession. Watch the video under:

‘Modifications’ is about to reach on October 28 and is a seven-track album, with every track title’s first letter acrostically spelling out the titular phrase. It was initially conceived by the band in 2017, whereas they have been endeavouring to launch 5 studio albums inside a yr. It was shelved, nevertheless, in favour of that December’s ‘Gumboot Soup’.

“When the classes have been over, it simply by no means felt carried out,” stated Mackenzie of the long-abandoned album. “It was like this concept that was in our heads, however we simply couldn’t attain. We simply didn’t know but learn how to do what we needed to do.”

The venture was then revisited and largely re-recorded, and can now function the band’s fifth studio album of 2022. Mackenzie described the album as a “song-cycle”, including: “It’s not essentially our most complicated document, however each little piece and every sound you hear has been considered loads.”

The Melbourne-based sextet are at the moment on tour in North America, and can play in Toronto tonight (October 18) earlier than heading to Montreal, Forest Hills, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. later this week.