Haim recently announced, their new album, Women In Music Pt. III, will be released on April 24 via Columbia Records. Today, The trio have shared their new single, “The Steps.” The track is one of Haim’s fastest and heaviest songs to date. The Steps was written by the band along with longtime collaborators Ariel Rechsthaid and Rostam Batmanglij. The single, as well as the new album, was produced by Danielle, Ariel, and Rostam. Alana, Danielle and Este have also continued to collaborate with renowned director Paul Thomas Anderson to shoot both the music video for “The Steps” as well as the band’s new album art (above). Listen to “The Steps” here and view the video, which Danielle directed alongside Anderson, here. Haim’s third album, “Women In Music Pt. III,” is now available for pre-order here.
Speaking on the album title, Danielle shares, “the name came to me in a dream and I woke up laughing so I told my sisters.”
Alana adds, “I liked it because we are literally women in music and we always get written about that way, so it seemed cool to make it our own and control the narrative. It made me think about some of our experiences more.”
And Este says, “I just thought it was funny, plus the initials are WIMP3. Wimp is a hilarious word.”
Haim once again collaborated with two Ariel Rechtshaid (Adele, Blood Orange, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Rostam Batmanglij (Charli XCX, Solange, Frank Ocean) to produce the new album. Women In Music Pt. III is the follow up to Haim’s sophomore album, ‘Something To Tell You,’ which was released in July 2017.