Spanish DIY garage-pop group Hinds will release their eagerly awaited second album on 6th April. It’s called ‘I Don’t Run’ and, after much teasing on social media, the group today released the first single and video from the new record, ‘New For You’.

The new album promises “a bigger, better, faster, funnier, more dexterous Hinds”. The group says: Join us in this new Hinds era, everyone is welcome. This is the best thing we’ve done.

They say they don’t have the dreaded second album jitters. “We loved making this album,” co-vocalist/guitarist Ana Perrote says. “We knew what we wanted and we have what we wanted. This is a new start for us and we’re fucking ready.

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Hinds’ debut album in 2016, ‘Leave Me Alone’, hinted at darker concerns lurking beneath the happy-go-lucky surface and the group are now addressing these head on. “On this album the struggles are clear. We want to be brave,Perrote says.

The video for ‘New For You’ is directed by the band’s other singer/guitarist, Carlotta Cosials, and features the band playing in a football match. “I thought it cannot be more Spanish and that it cannot be more a male sport, and that it is good to present a different gender-reality without even trying hard,” she says. 

The single features a trademark lo-fi guitar solo and lyrics that deal honestly with broken bonds, self-criticism and personal transformation: “Sometimes I see myself and I can’t stand my show,Cosials squeakily shouts. “Because I wanna be somebody new,” the group harmonise in a characteristically off-kilter melody over strumming guitars, “I just wanna know it’s over.

Here’s the new album track listing:
1. The Club
2. Soberland
3. Linda
4. New For You
5. Echoing My Name
6. Tester
7. Finally Floating
8. I Feel Cold But I Feel More
9. To The Morning Light
10. Rookie
11. Ma Nuit

Hinds European tour dates:
15 April — Glasgow, Scotland, SWG3
17 April — Manchester, England, Gorilla
18 April — Bristol, England, The Fleece
19 April — London, England, Electric Brixton
20 April — Brighton, England, Concorde 2
23 April — Paris, France, Le Point Ephemere
24 April — Brussels, Belgium, Ancienne Belgique
25 April — Amsterdam, Netherlands, Bitterzoet
26 April — Hamburg, Germany, Molotow
27 April — Berlin, Germany, Bi Nuu
29 April — Zurich, Switzerland, Mascotte

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