The band is very wary of revealing specifics regarding the record’s sound, and it becomes evident that they’re still figuring it out for themselves.
‘We’re a little early in the stage,’ says Droste. ‘We can’t be like, there are 11 tracks. This song’s about a penguin and it really means a lot to me.’
[…] ‘But there will be harmonies,” Droste concedes, before admitting his subtle attempt to subvert his peerless vocal style. ‘I’ve been trying to sing differently and not the way that feels natural. Just not exactly the same long tone holds all the time. I went through a period where I was trying to flex my singing ability, and I want this record to have less of that. But the biggest surprise so far is actually our ability to powwow together more this time. Not that it was bad before. Before it was like, Dan would bring things to the table, and some other people would bring things, but there’s no set way now. Anything can happen.’