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Japandroids Announce New Album Near to the Wild Heart of Life

MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 13: Brian King and David Prowse of Japandroids perform onstage at This Tent during day 1 of the 2013 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on June 13, 2013 in Manchester, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Japandroids have released a teaser video that announces a new album, entitled Near to the Wild Heart of Life. The new project, due 2017, follows up 2012’s acclaimed Celebration Rock. It also echoes the title of the 1943 Clarice Lispector novel.

The duo have been premiering new songs during their ongoing tour, including “Arc of Bar,” “No Known Drink or Drug,” and the title track. Watch the Near to the Wild Heart of Life teaser and Japandroids’ performances of those new songs below.