With their eagerly-awaited new album landing later this week, HMLTD have now dropped the final cut to be lifted from their forthcoming full-length.
The new single 'The Worm' comes accompanied by a stunning new video, directed by the band's Henry Spychalski, and follows on from the previously shared tracks 'Wyrmlands' and 'The End Is Now' in previewing their sophomore LP, also called 'The Worm', which is out this Friday 7th April via Lucky Number.
Speaking about the new release, Spychalski added, “‘The Worm’ is by far and away the most ambitious song we’ve made to date. We recorded it with a 16-piece string orchestra in Athens and, later, a small gospel choir in London. It was inspired by Stravinsky’s ‘Rite of Spring’. For the cacophonous outro which closes the song, we asked the orchestra to play the part with the ‘sensazione de un verme’ (the sensation of a worm). The lyrics are the clearest admission that the album is a symbol of my depression and battle with it."
Check out the new video for 'The Worm' in the player below.