Wolf Parade will release the thunderous Cry Cry Cry, the band’s first new album in seven years (and fourth full-length overall), worldwide from Sub Pop on Friday, October 6th, 2017. The album will be available in Canada from Universal Music.
The soaring choruses, rousing anthems, sprawling guitars and chaotic keys that make up Wolf Parade are on proud display over the course of Cry Cry Cry. These elements are captured on the album’s anthemic lead single ‘Valley Boy’ [listen below] and additional standouts ‘You’re Dreaming’, ‘Artificial Life’ and ‘King of Piss and Paper’. Cry Cry Cry was produced by John Goodmanson at Robert Lang Studios in Seattle and mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound in New York.
Wolf Parade announced its return to the live stage in early 2016, after a five year hiatus, scheduling multi-night residencies that May in New York, London, and Toronto in support of Apologies to the Queen Mary, the reissue of their classic Sub Pop debut. Tickets sold out within a matter of hours. As the May shows neared, Wolf Parade surprised fans again, with a self-titled-and-released EP’s-worth of new material. The excitement surrounding the band’s return, led to marquee festival appearances and late night TV performances on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan and Last Call with Carson Daly.
Wolf Parade’s previously announced tour schedule for 2017 resumes later this week, with an appearance at Seattle’s Capitol Hill Block Party on Friday, July 21st. In August, the band will make an appearance at Ponderosa Music & Arts Festival in Rock Creek, BC on August 18th-20th. Then from September 5th through September 28th, Wolf Parade will act as direct support for The Arcade Fire (select dates). There will be UK live dates announced soon.