Osees Announce New Album 'Intercepted Message,' Share Title Track

The band are going synth-punk for their latest transmission

BY Allie GregoryPublished May 19, 2023

After dropping Live at Levitation earlier today, Osees have shared details of yet another album, Intercepted Message, due August 18 via In the Red.

The band led by John Dwyer are switching lanes into synth-punk on their latest, which is previewed today by its lead single. That arrives alongside a music video by Joel Kyack.

As expected, Dwyer has also shared a cryptic statement about the record:

A pop record for tired times.
Sugared with bits of shatterproof glass to put more crack in your strap.
At long last, Verse / chorus 
A weathered thesaurus
This is Osees bookend sound
Early grade garage pop meets proto-synth punk suicide-repellant
Have a whack at the grass or listen while flat on your ass
Heaps of electronic whirling accelerants to gum up your cheapskate broadband 
Social media toilet scrapers unite!
Allow your 24 hour news cycle eyes to squint at this smiling abattoir doorman 
You can find your place here at long last
All are welcome
From the get go to the finale …. A distant crackling transmission of 80s synth last-dance-of-the-night tune for your lost loves 
Suffering from Politic amnesia? 
Bored of AI-generated pop slop?
Then this one is for you, our friends 
Wasteland wanderer, stick around.
Love y'all
For fans of Teutonic synth punk and Thee Oh Sees (who the fuck are they?)

Check out the video for "Intercepted Message" below, where you can also see the album's tracklist.

Intercepted Message:

1. Stunner
2. Blank Chems
3. Intercepted Message
4. Die Laughing
5. Unusual & Cruel
6. The Fish Needs a Bike
7. Goon
8. Chaos Heart
9. Submerged Building
10. Sleazoid Psycho
11. Always at Night
12. Ladwp Hold

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