Rostam announces new album 'Changephobia'

Following up the release of his heavily-praised 2017 debut LP 'Half-Light', Rostam has now announced his plans for a new studio album, arriving in the coming months.

The new full-length 'Changephobia' will include the previously shared singles 'These Kids We Knew' and 'Unfold You', alongside the newly unveiled '4Runner', and is set to be released on the 4th June via Matsor Projects.

Speaking about his new collection, he said, “A few years ago I met a stranger on a park bench, somehow I found myself opening up to him; revealing recent changes in my life that had altered its course, and he said, “Change is good. Go with it.” I realised that I had never heard that sentiment expressed before.

"Transphobia, biphobia, homophobia— these words hold a weight of threat, and it occurred to me that the threats they bare— the fears they describe— are rooted in a fear of change: a fear of the unknown, of a future that is not yet familiar, one in which there is a change of traditions, definitions, and distributions of power.

"So gender, too, was on my mind while creating this album, as I came to find myself writing about love and connection but not wanting to place relationships in a gendered context.

"This collection of songs is not celebrating a fear of change. Rather, it’s the opposite. It’s about who we are capable of becoming if we recognize these fears in ourselves and rise above them.”

Have a listen to '4Runner' in the player and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'Changephobia' Tracklist:
1. These Kids We Knew
2. From the Back of a Cab
3. Unfold You
4. 4Runner
5. Changephobia
6. Kinney
7. Bio18
8. [interlude]
9. To Communicate
10. Next Thing
11.Starlight

More News

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard announce new album 'Butterfly 3000'

After only just releasing their much-loved studio album 'L.W.' in February, King Gizzard... 1 month 1 week ago

Dan Croll announces new EP 'On Top'

Following on from the enormous praise he received for last year's studio album 'Grand Plan', Dan Croll is back once again to announce the details... 1 month 1 week ago

St. Vincent shares new single 'Down'

With her eagerly-awaited new album set to land later this week, St. Vincent has now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from her forthcoming full-... 1 month 1 week ago

Mr Jukes & Barney Artist announce collaborative album 'The Locket'

After recently coming together to share the brilliant single 'Blowin Steam (Open Up Your Mind)' last month, Mr Jukes and Barney Artist are back to... 1 month 1 week ago

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds unveil new single 'We’re On Our Way Now'

Following on from the praise behind his much-loved EP 'Blue Moon Rising' last year, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds have now returned to deliver a... 1 month 1 week ago

The Joy Formidable announce new album 'Into The Blue'

After recently returning with new material earlier this year, The Joy Formidable have now announced their plans for a new studio album, arriving in... 1 month 1 week ago

Dayglow shares new single 'Balcony'

With his highly-anticipated new album set to land near the end of this month, Dayglow has now unveiled the next cut to be taken from his forthcoming... 1 month 1 week ago

Bobby Gillespie & Jehnny Beth share new single 'Chase It Down'

With their eagerly-awaited joint album landing in the coming months, Bobby Gillespie and Jehnny Beth have now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from... 1 month 1 week ago

Little Simz collaborates with Cleo Sol on new single 'Woman'

With her highly-anticipated new album set to land later this year, Little Simz has now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from her forthcoming full-... 1 month 1 week ago