With the exception of Kevin Parker's one-track-stand with Kendrick Lamar for the Divergent
soundtrack, and a single song session with Mark Ronson
, Australia's reigning kings of psych rock, Tame Impala
, haven't spit out new sound bytes since 2012's Lonerism
. Sure, side project POND
has been pumping out tracks, and correspondingly fringy videos, but the group hasn't united behind a fresh track in a while.
According to Spinning Top, and an email to it's subscribers (pictured above) which found it's way onto the gorgeous click hole called Reddit
, the band's management company, the wait is over, and LP3
will be one of the many records that make 2015 "one helluva year." The announcement also touts a new release from POND, so between that and Parker's permeating presence on Mark Ronson's latest record, clearly the outfit's been busy in it's off time.
Taste a Tame Impala favorite, and watch the video for Lonerism
's "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards," below: