London Grammar has a new album on the way.
On Thursday, the British trio confirmed their third studio album Californian Soil will arrive on Feb. 12. And to celebrate, they've shared the title track along with an accompanying video for the beautiful new single.
The album comes after what the band calls a "moment of intense transformation," specifically for frontwoman Hannah Reid, who had begun feeling powerless about her own path as an artist until taking a decidedly more definitive role as the leader of the band. With the bandmates Dan Rothman and Dot Major, they've crafted what promises to be a more feminist record.
"Misogyny is primitive," says Reid, "Which is why it is so hard to change. But it is also fearful. It’s about rejecting the thing in yourself which is vulnerable or feminine. Yet everybody has that thing. This record is about gaining possession of my own life. You imagine success will be amazing. Then you see it from the inside and ask, why am I not controlling this thing? Why am I not allowed to be in control of it? And does that connect, in any way to being a woman? If so, how can I do that differently?”
Watch the video for "Californian Soil" below.