The Kills To Release New LP God Games On October 27th
The Kills announce their sixth studio album, God Games, will drop on October 27 via Domino Records. The duo includes Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince, who last month released dual single “New York/LA Hex.”
The album’s announcement is accompanied by single “103.” Where “LA Hex” focused its gaze on the emotional and interpersonal realities of modern life in Los Angeles, “103” (as in Fahrenheit) highlights the brutal reality of daunting uninhabitability through the lens of a dark twisted love song – Mosshart croons cutting lyrics like “stick with me under the last palm tree / and sip a little water from the dirty fountain meant to be / the sum of it all.”
Shot in storied rock/fashion photographer and metaverse pioneer Steven Sebring’s custom-built 3D film studio, the video for “103” sees The Kills underneath the glare of an angry, imposing sun. Decked out in tanning goggles, solar eclipse glasses and matching reflective suits, Mosshart and Hince move with precision, at home in the chaos of high summer heat.
God Games finds the duo composing primarily on piano for the first time, incorporating electronic and brass textures, as well as a collaboration with the Compton Kidz Club Choir on “LA Hex” and “My Girls My Girls.” Written beginning in 2019, the duo decamped to an old church to record the album with producer Paul Epworth [Adele, Bloc Party, Arlo Parks], who was their very first soundman in 2002.
Going to Heaven
Love and Tenderness
My Girls My Girls
Pre-order God Games by The Kills HERE
Looking for something new to listen to?
Sign up to our all-new newsletter for top-notch reviews, news, videos and playlists.