The Knife Share Full, Habit-Breaking 98-Minute LP 'Shaking the Habitual'

Swedish duo's 'Silent Shout' follow-up is due out on April 9

The Knife, 'Shaking the Habitual,' full album, stream
From the cover of the Knife's 'Shaking the Habitual'
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"Music can be so meaningless," the Knife tweeted last December upon announcing new album Shaking the Habitual. "We had to find lust." After sharing brilliant, gender-savvy videos for the gripping, gargantuan "Full of Fire" and plastic-Caribbean "A Tooth for an Eye," the Swedish electro-pop savants have now pulled back the curtains on the music from the album, out April 9. Determine for yourself whether it's lust — or, possibly, love? — by listening over at the Knife's website. And if you don't like music or lust, at least take a gander at the band's grand LP manifesto, which pointedly, if silently, exclaims, "No habits!"

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