Matt Maltese announces new album 'Driving Just To Drive'

Following on from the release of his highly-praised 2021 LP 'Good Morning It’s Now Tomorrow', Matt Maltese has now announced his plans for a new studio album, arriving in the Spring.

The new full-length 'Driving Just To Drive' will include the previously shared effort 'Mother', is being previewed by the record's title-track, and is set to be released on the 28th April via Nettwerk.

Speaking about the new release, he said, "I think getting older and busier, you can sometimes create a rewards-system in your brain, where every action needs to have a reason for doing that action. But there’s also a whole new fresh load of doom out there that sometimes can put our obsession with personal ‘growth’ into perspective. I often live in a building-block mindset where I need to do this thing so I can do that thing and that means I’ll have a chance at that other thing. In the meantime, there are all these uncontrollable (and maybe even unchangeable) realities, like a wealth-bias financial system and an exponentially heating world, that could render all the productivity pointless.

"I thought a lot back to being younger and how much more I used to do things just to do them. Playing on a playground as a kid or just going for a drive and listening to music in the car. I used to love stuff with no sense of an outcome, with no sense of self-imposed necessity. I think it’s important to have some of that in our lives."

Check out the new video for the single 'Driving Just To Drive' in the player and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'Driving Just To Drive' Tracklist:
Mother
Irony Would Have It
Florence
Mortician
Museum
Widows
Coward
Driving Just to Drive
Hello Black Dog
Suspend Your Disbelief
But Leaving Is

More News

Belle & Sebastian announce album reissue series

Eclectic indie outfit Belle... 9 years 11 months ago

Rustie premieres album title-track 'Green Language'

As we get closer to the release date of Rustie's much-anticipated second studio album 'Green Language', the producer has now premiered the title-... 9 years 11 months ago

Maximo Park’s Paul Smith & Field Music’s Peter Brewis announce collaborative album

Maximo Park and Field Music frontmen Paul Smith and Peter Brewis have teamed up to work on a new collaborative album. The new record 'Frozen By... 9 years 11 months ago

Alt-J share new single 'Every Other Freckle'

Following on from the already unveiled 'Hunger Of The Pine' and 'Left Hand Free', Alt-J have now shared another track from their forthcoming studio... 9 years 11 months ago

Flying Lotus previews new album with audiovisual sampler

As news about Flying Lotus' forthcoming new album 'You're Dead' slowly comes in, the producer has now shared the first taste of his new record. A... 9 years 11 months ago

She & Him announce new covers album 'Classics'

Folk duo She... 9 years 11 months ago

Jessie Ware shares Ed Sheeran collaboration 'Say You Love Me'

Ahead of the release of her sophomore album later this year, singer Jessie Ware has now unveiled her collaborative effort with Ed Sheeran from the... 9 years 11 months ago

Jabberwocky Festival cancelled

The London-based art, film and music festival Jabberwocky has been cancelled. ip-ladiva.com/payday-loans-in-phoenix-az The event, due to take place... 9 years 11 months ago

Jamie T shares new track 'Zombie'

With the return of Jamie T now fully underway, the singer has unveiled the third track from his forthcoming new album. The single 'Zombie' is... 9 years 11 months ago