OF MONSTERS AND MEN ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, FEVER DREAM, OUT JULY 26
LIMITED EDITION VINYL AND ALBUM PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW
NEW SINGLE “ALLIGATOR” #1 GREATEST GAINER AT ALTERNATIVE AND #1 MOST ADDED AT TRIPLE A RADIO
ANNOUNCE PERFORMANCE ON THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON ON MAY 15
High Res FEVER DREAM artwork and press photos here
“(Of Monsters and Men) have made their long-awaited return with ‘Alligator’”- Billboard
“a bombastic and driving sound” - NME
“It’s undeniably catchy”- Line of Best Fit
“Of Monsters and Men return with their most powerful single to date” - The 405
07 May 2019 (Toronto, ON) – Today, multiplatinum Icelandic quintet Of Monsters and Men announce their new album, FEVER DREAM, to be released on July 26 via Republic Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company.
In addition, the band announced the album with a series of exclusive limited-edition vinyl available on their online store. Fans can purchase the first edition here.
Finally, in celebration of the new music, the band have confirmed the television debut performance of “Alligator” on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) on May 15.
Released just last week, “Alligator” has already turned heads with NME praising it as having “a bombastic and driving sound” and Line of Best Fit calling it “undeniably catchy”. In addition, “Alligator” was the #1 greatest gainer at alternative and #1 most added at Triple A radio - receiving strong support from those who have long awaited the band’s return.
On “Alligator”, co-vocalist Nanna Bryndis Hilmarsdóttir has taken center stage not only as the lead vocalist, but she also wrote the track as well. On the empowering anthem and what is coming next for the band they noted, "We are so excited about ‘Alligator’, the first release from our upcoming album. The song very much speaks to the excitement and energy that we feel about being back. We can’t wait to share more music and see everyone again.”
FEVER DREAM was co-produced by Rich Costey (MUSE, Vampire Weekend, CHVRCHES) and is the band’s third studio album.
OF MONSTERS AND MEN went from the talk of Iceland to the top of the global conversation on their 2011 debut, My Head Is An Animal. Not only did the record go platinum, but it also produced an international smash in the form of “Little Talks”. The breakthrough single earned a quintuple-platinum certification from the RIAA, made history as “the first song by an Icelandic band to cross 1 billion streams on Spotify”, and landed the band a performance on Saturday Night Live. The group appeared on official soundtracks for franchises such as The Hunger Games, The Walking Dead, and Beat Bugs, to name a few. In addition to performing at festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza, Firefly, and beyond, they supported Florence + the Machine on a high-profile arena tour. In the midst of this rapid rise, 2015’s Beneath The Skin bowed in the Top 3 of the Billboard Top 200 and the band starred in an episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones in the same year.
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