D.I.Y. darlings Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are hoping to release their sophomore release in late fall or early winter, and no, they still don’t want a record deal, thank you very much.
The band have finished writing material for the as-yet-untitled set and have been road-testing some of the songs. They’ve made no plans to choose a label to call home, though they are signed to Wichita/V2 in Europe. Whether they sign here or not “remains to be seen,” guitarist/keyboardist Lee Sargent told Billboard.com.
“We’re holding on to this record for a bunch of reasons,” he continued. “It’s not a matter of creative control. It’s become pretty clear that we’ll always have that. We would just like to maintain our release schedule [and] decide what we want to put out there [or] not.”
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