Island of Love Sign To Third Man Records

Island of Love Sign To Third Man Records. The UK band will release their self-titled album on 5/12, today they have shared "Grow/Blues 2000"
Island of Love Sign To Third Man Records. The UK band will release their self-titled album on 5/12

Island of Love have announced they will release their forthcoming self-titled album via Third Man Records. The label signed the London-based band during their cigarette break immediately after seeing them play. Island of Love are the very first band signed to Third Man Records London, and they announce their self-titled debut album today.

In September 2021, Island of Love – Karim Newble on guitars/vocals, Linus Munch on guitars/vocals and Daniel Giraldo on bass –were invited to perform at the grand opening of Third Man’s The Blue Basement. It’s a good thing Island of Love showed up to the gig at all, given that the band didn’t even think the email invitation they received to play was real. That very real and not-spam offer not only led to their on-the-spot label signing, but to opening slots for Jack White, and their debut LP. The London-based band recalls the sound of peak-era Dinosaur Jr. or Husker Dü. With influences from the band’s start in the London hardcore punk scene and their DIY community roots, the album is elevated by the shared vocal and songwriting duties of Newble and Munch. Produced by Fuzzbrain’s Ben Spence and engineered by Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Jeff Rosenstock, Joyce Manor), Island of Love is an album full of songs that pinball back and forth between tones and styles, and make up one of the most refreshing and fun debut albums you’ll hear in 2023.

To celebrate the album announcement, Island of Love shares the first taste of the record in the form of a double A-side and video for “Grow/Blues 2000.” “Grow,” the first song that IOL ever wrote together, is a thrilling, melodic slice of indie-rock that’s been pulled and reimagined from their demo release, Promo Tape.

Pre-order Island of Love HERE


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