Waterparks are again with their first new music in virtually a 12 months, dropping the infectious single ‘FUNERAL GREY’ – pay attention beneath.
The Texas trio have been teasing their return for the reason that starting of the 12 months. In February, they shared an replace on their fifth studio album, the follow-up to final 12 months’s ‘Best Hits’, teasing that it was “80 per cent done”.
They then teased that if ‘Best Hits’ was “an indoor nighttime album”, the new record would be “an outdoor daytime album”. In addition they hinted at an imminent single launch, writing in a be aware: “Most likely must allow you to hear one thing quickly huh?”
Waterparks – comprising Awsten Knight, Geoff Wigington and Otto Wooden – have signed with Fueled By Ramen, following their departure from 300 Leisure; ‘FUNERAL GREY’ is their first monitor for the enduring various label.
“After which she walked away/ I didn’t get her title/ I can’t clarify the look on her face/ She wore a sweater in summer season climate, yeah,” Knight sings on the bouncy, guitar-led monitor.
“She wore a sweater, it was funeral gray/ And now it’s killing me/ I simply need you to be my subsequent mistake that I’m gonna make/ She wore a sweater in summer season climate, yeah/ She wore a sweater, it was funeral gray.”
‘FUNERAL GREY’ comes with a video directed by Knight and Erik Rojas. You possibly can test it out beneath:
Talking to NME at Studying Competition final 12 months, Knight revealed that there are some collaborative tracks sitting in the Waterparks vault.
Texas rapper De’Wayne beforehand featured on their 2021 single ‘You’d Be Paranoid Too (If Everybody Was Out To Get You)’, and Aswten informed NME that this wasn’t the one music they labored on. “I’ve received a couple of issues with De’Wayne”, explaining that the duo labored on songs remotely throughout the coronavirus lockdown.
“There was one music we did the place we simply went backwards and forwards quite a bit and it’s actually cool, so possibly that one will come out in some unspecified time in the future, one way or the other.”
He additionally informed NME that the pop-punk band had loads of demos leftover from ‘Greatest Hits’.
“There are by much more demos for ‘Best Hits’ than some other album [we’ve written], there are 108,” he stated. “Possibly we’ll pull one or two… Possibly I’ll leak stuff if I’m in that temper. I get in that temper typically the place I’m antsy and I’m like, ‘Received to do one thing… go!’”