The Devil Wears Prada Plotting 2019 Album Release
Looks like you can add The Devil Wears Prada to the impressive list of acts planning to issue new music in 2019. During a chat with Heavy NYC (seen below), singer Mike Hranica laid out the band's recording plans, with a late 2019 album being the current goal.
"We're still in the planning stages as far as a hundred percent locking in studio time, although it's looking like late March, April-ish or something. And hopefully a record [out in] November," revealed Hranica.
"I would love November — that's what I'm kind of aiming at — but we also don't wanna rush it and compromise the rollout process. Especially 'cause we're trying to do something very different this time around and put out a record people haven't heard," says the singer. "When we first started writing, Kyle and John had almost 30 songs put together and they listened to them and they were, like, 'This just sounds like Transit Blues Part 2.' So we were, like, 'We're not doing that.' We look back on Transit Blues pretty fondly. We would definitely change a number of things if we could, but there's no point in redoing it."
The singer continues, "For this record, the goal was to write 20 songs, which is way more than we usually do — we usually write 13 songs or 12 songs and those songs make the record. So we're putting together a bunch of 'em and then we'll sit down and look at 'em and say, 'What didn't make the cut?' So, it'll be interesting. There will be friction, but all for the better and hopefully a better, different record than what folks have heard."
The Devil Wears Prada recently inked a deal with Solid State Records for their next album. Meanwhile, the group is currently winding down the year celebrating the tenth anniversary of their With Roots Above and Branches Below album on tour. See the remaining dates here.
Watch The Devil Wears Prada's Mike Hranica Chat With Heavy NYC
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