Toro Y Moi Debuts New Single “Heaven”

Toro Y Moi debuts new video for "Heaven"
Toro y Moi photo by India Sleem

Toro y Moi shares new single “Heaven,” and features Kevin Abstract and Lev. The track is paired with a video directed by India Sleem, and is off Toro Y Moi’s forthcoming album Hole Erth , which drops on September 6th via Dead Oceans. Additional guests on the LP include Benjamin Gibbard, Porches, Glaive, and more.

Speaking about “Heaven,” Toro y Moi shares:

As a musician, you’ll occasionally hear stories about these songs that a songwriter said, ‘…just came out of thin air.’ Or ‘they were written in a matter of minutes or hours– they just have a nonchalant magic to them.’ ‘Heaven’ was just that. It was my first day of the Hole Erth sessions at Different Fur in San Francisco. I asked Grace Coleman, the engineer to open a random session from a batch of demos from my studio. Within an hour of opening the session I found myself wrapping a second verse and it occurred to me I might have a song worth finishing. It was a moment of literally letting go of these songs and into someone else’s hands (and computer) and taking on the songwriter role fully, not thinking about production or the mix and just listening to my thoughts. I ultimately found myself writing about moments of processing and realizing that the journey of the musician is a constant practice, paying attention to one aspect only allows room for something to slip away. How does one make a decision when the options presented are all poetically polarizing?

Speaking about the album and its beginnings, Bear shares: “I hope you enjoy this suburban anthem, growing up, the often-controversial-line between mainstream and underground artists was so defined but now that line has become so blurred I can’t even tell what I like anymore…sometimes.”

Toro y Moi
Hole Erth
Dead Oceans

1. Walking In The Rain
2. CD-R
3. HOV
4. Tuesday
5. Hollywood (feat. Benjamin Gibbard)
6. Reseda (feat. Duckwrth & Elijah Kessler)
7. Babydaddy
8. Madonna (feat. Don Toliver)
9. Undercurrent (feat. Don Toliver & Porches)
10. Off Road
11. Smoke (feat. Kenny Mason)
12. Heaven (feat. Kevin Abstract and Lev)
13. Starlink (feat. Glaive)

Toro Y Moi 2024 Tour Dates

8/9 – Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
8/10 – Seattle, WA @ Thing Fest
8/11 – Portland, OR @ The Best Day Ever Festival
9/20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Forever (with Zack Fox DJ set)
9/27-28 Las Vegas, NV – A Big Beautiful Block Party
10/3 – Queens, NY @ The Knockdown Center
10/18 – 10/19 – Miami, FL @ III Points Festival
10/25 – Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theatre (with Aminé)

Pre-order Hole Erth by Toro Y Moi HERE


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