Nation Of Language Drop “From The Hill”

Nation Of Language Drop new video for their single "From The Hill." The track is now available via PIAS and DSPs
Nation Of Language photo by Sherwin Lainez

Nation of Language, have shared “From The Hill.” Out today, the song marks the Brooklyn band’s first new music since 2021’s A Way Forward LP.

“”From The Hill” is a song reflecting on times when friendships fall apart over romantic entanglement, accompanied by the sensation that you’re somehow watching it happen from above with a more zoomed-out perspective,” says Nation of Language singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ian Devaney. “It can feel at times like certain parts of life are a story with which you’re just following along – the characters enter, they play their role, and then they leave. Often it’ll feel sudden and catch you off guard, and other times you’re able to see that it’s the only way things could have played out despite what you may have wanted. For us, we’re in a moment right now where it feels good to get this out into the world. It’s one that didn’t really feel like it fit the vibe of A Way Forward, nor is it any real indication of where the next record is likely heading. When that situation arrives we like to use these 7″ releases to step outside the larger framework that the albums provide and just release a track that we love, so this is us doing that once again.”

In addition to the band’s recent cover of The Replacements’ “Androgynous,” “From The Hill” follows Nation of Language member Aidan Noell’s transportive, trance-inducing new take on the classic Detroit techno track, “Sharevari.” Accompanied by Nancy Whang of LCD Soundsystem and The Juan MacLean.

Nation of Language 2022 Tour Dates

9/30 – Pomona, CA – The Glass House Concert Hall
10/1 – Perris, CA – Desert Daze Festival
10/7 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
10/8 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s Indoors (ACL Aftershow)
10/12 – Brooklyn, NY – Elsewhere – SOLD OUT
10/15 – Asheville, NC – Burial Burnpile
11/3 – Reykjavík, IS – Iceland Airwaves
11/4 – Berlin, DE – Pitchfork Music Festival Berlin (Columbia Theater)
11/6 – Prague, CZ – Underdogs’
11/7 – Vienna, AT – Fluc
11/9 – Dudingen, CH – Bad Bonn
11/10 – Milan, IT – Arci Bellezza
11/11 – Rome, IT – Alcazar
11/12 – Bologna, IT – Locomotiv
11/15 – Paris, FR – Pitchfork Music Festival Paris (La Gaîté Lyrique)
11/16 – The Hague, NL – Paard
11/18 – Cologne, DE – Artheater
11/19 – Groningen, NL – Vera
11/20 – Utrecht, NL – Tivoli Vredenburg
11/21 – Brighton, GB – Chalk
11/22 – Bristol, GB – The Fleece
11/24 – London, GB – Electric Brixton
11/26 – Birmingham, GB – Space 54
11/27 – Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB – The Cluny
11/29 – Edinburgh, GB – The Caves
11/30 – Glasgow, GB – Classic Grand
12/1 – Manchester, GB – Gorilla
12/2 – Liverpool, GB – Academy
12/3 – Dublin, IE – Whelans

Purchase tickets for Nation of Language HERE


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