"For this new record, I experimented in narrative and fiction..."

Mitski is set to release new album 'Be The Cowboy' on August 17th.

The American songwriter scored a breakout success with 2016's 'Puberty 2', a work of astonishing depth and creativity.

The follow up is titled 'Be The Cowboy', and finds Mitski shaking up the way she approaches songwriting.

“For this new record, I experimented in narrative and fiction,” she comments, revealing that while she didn't create full-on character she had in mind “a very controlled icy repressed woman who is starting to unravel. Because women have so little power and showing emotion is seen as weakness, this ‘character’ clings to any amount of control she can get. Still, there is something very primordial in her that is trying to find a way to get out.”

New song 'Geyser' is online now, and it's every bit as striking as you hoped it would be - wonderfully poised, the vocal sounds like Mitski singing alone onstage somewhere.

Tune in now.

Catch Miski at the following shows:

19 Manchester Gorilla
20 Glasgow Saint Luke’s
22 Dublin Tivoli Theatre
24 Leeds Brudnell Social Club
25 Bristol Trinity Arts Centre
26 London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

For tickets to the latest Mitski shows click HERE.

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