DMA’S continue to tease new music from their highly anticipated fourth album HOW MANY DREAMS? with the release of new track OLYMPIA. You can listen to Olympia on all streaming services now and watch the accompanying Kyle Caulfield-directed video below:
Recent tracks from the new album – ‘I Don’t Need To Hide’ and ‘Everybody’s Saying Thursday’s The Weekend’ (the latter of which is nominated for the Radio X Record Of The Year 2022) – have so far showcased the band’s willingness to make moves into increasingly electronic circles but with the arrival of Olympia we hear the trio take their sound closer to where it all began: earworm guitar riffs, sweeping melodies and the thrust of yearning indie-rock at its purest.
Guitarist Matt Mason comments: “Olympia was written for a crowd, and is a dedication to all our fans, especially the ones who’ve been with us from the start. We can’t wait to play it for you all.”
HOW MANY DREAMS? will be released on 31 March 2023 via I OH YOU. Pre-order the album here
DMA’S recently completed their biggest ever Australian headline tour, played the UK this summer on the main stages at TRNSMIT and Reading & Leeds festivals and toured with Kasabian throughout Europe. A huge support show with Arctic Monkeys at Sydney’s Domain follows in January before the band returns for another big run of UK headline dates in support of the new album in April 2023.
Wed 05 CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange
Thu 06 EXETER University
Fri 07 BOURNEMOUTH O2 Academy
Sun 09 AYLESBURY Waterside Theatre
Mon 10 WOLVERHAMPTON KK’s Steel Mill
Wed 12 LINCOLN Engine Shed
Thu 13 BRADFORD St George’s Hall
Sat 15 MIDDLESBROUGH Town Hall
Sun 16 DUNDEE Fat Sam’s
Mon 17 ABERDEEN Music Hall
Wed 19 GLASGOW O2 Academy
Thu 20 MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Fri 21 LONDON O2 Brixton Academy
DMA’S new material arrives as their first since last year’s celebrated EP I Love You Unconditionally, Sure Am Going To Miss You, which in turn followed the band’s highest charting album to date, The Glow in 2020 (UK Official Albums Chart #4; Scotland #2; Australia #2).
As the band sit on the cusp of releasing HOW MANY DREAMS?, DMA’S have found an iconic, mythical status among their fanbase – 65,000 ticket sales on their last UK tour alone shows the open-armed response they elicit on international shores. Their world is one of acceptance, freedom of expression, collective highs, and each twist and turn in their journey to this point has led them to what will be a landmark album release for the band. The album’s opening offerings I Don’t Need To Hide and Everybody’s Saying Thursday’s The Weekend represent the comfort in being embraced but, more than that, they exemplify the biggest talent that DMA’S possess: the ability to distil the wrenches of their personal stories into anthemic universal experiences.
HOW MANY DREAMS? was crafted by the band to be the grand sum of every part of who DMA’S are. Gleaned from over 70 early demos, it sees them drawing from a wider sonic palette than ever before. Recorded in London with Stuart Price (Dua Lipa, The Killers, Pet Shop Boys) and Rich Costey (Sigur Ros, Muse, Foster The People) then completed with Konstantin Kersting (Mallrat, The Jungle Giants) in the band’s hometown of Sydney, HOW MANY DREAMS? charts a course with stops at dizzying heights and crushing lows. There are songs to come up to and songs to come down to. It is the band emerging from a darker place, and the exhilarating future sound of a band without barriers at the top of their game.
HOW MANY DREAMS? TRACK LIST:
How Many Dreams?
Everybody’s Saying Thursday’s The Weekend
I Don’t Need To Hide
Fading Like A Picture
21 Year Vacancy
Something We Are Overcoming