Failure to release new album The Heart is a Monster 6/30

Los Angeles-based trio FAILURE will release The Heart Is A Monster, the band’s follow-up to 1996’s Fantastic Planet, on June 30 via INgrooves Music Group’s artist services division, INresidence.

“Trying to follow up Fantastic Planet was a bit daunting,” said Ken Andrews, who mixed the 18-song collection with the band acting as producers. “We’ve pushed theLos Angeles-based trio FAILURE will release The Heart Is A Monster, the band’s follow-up to 1996’s Fantastic Planet, on June 30 via INgrooves Music Group’s artist services division, INresidence. “Trying to follow up Fantastic Planet was a bit daunting,” said Ken Andrews, who mixed the 18-song collection with the band acting as producers. “We’ve pushed the bar upward again, but at the same time, we’ve kept the signature sound of the band intact.” “Thematically we’ve moved from the outer space of Fantastic Planet to inner space,” explained Greg Edwards. “From the dislocation of one’s identity to the complete erasing of it by sleep and dreams. I think we’ve used instrumentation in the service of mood and emotion to an even greater degree than on our previous records.” “Failure is that rare band who define a sound that transcends space and time. They are truly iconic and their time is now. Listen,” said Bryan Mead, INgrooves senior vice president of INresidence, about the new partnership. In a recent interview with Noisey, Andrews admitted that by the time the band announced their first live outing, he, Edwards and Kellii Scott were already working on new music. He said: “One thing that Greg […]

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