Temples Announce New Album Hot Motion, Share Title Track

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Temples Announce New Album <i>Hot Motion</i>, Share Title Track

British trio Temples have announced the details of their third-full length Hot Motion, out via ATO Records on Sept. 27, and shared its first cut and title track.

The band’s follow-up to 2017’s rhapsodic Volcano, Hot Motion finds the band on new ground, and wading into darker, deeper territory in terms of both songwriting and instrumentation.

“It’s not a ten-track, relentless rock record from start to finish, it’s got a lot of light and shade and more tender moments, but that heavier, darker sound is something we wanted to explore further,” bassist Thomas Walmsley said of the album’s character in a statement.

The album’s first single is a bright, brassy return to the band’s distinct psychedelic pomp, but built on a sturdier, stadium-rock backbone. The accompanying video drowns the band in warm hues of orange, red and yellow as they perform the track in a hazy funk.

Check out the band’s new single, 2013 Daytrotter Session, forthcoming album’s tracklist and artwork, and upcoming tour dates below. you can preorder Hot Motion here ahead of its Sept. 27 release.

Hot Motion Tracklist:
01. Hot Motion
02. You’re Either On Something
03. Holy Horses
04. The Howl
05. Context
06. The Beam
07. Not Quite The Same
08. Atomise
09. It’s All Coming Out
10. Step Down
11. Monuments

Hot Motion Album Artwork:

Temples HM Artwork.png

Temples Tour Dates:

July
05 – Barcelona, Spain @ Vida Festival
06 – Bristol, U.K. @ Astral Festival
16 – Fribourg, Switzerland @ Festival Les Georges

August
30 – Manchester, U.K. @ Psych Fest @ The Ritz

September
06 – Miranda de Ebro, Spain @ Ebrovision Festival

October
11 – Perris, Calif. @ Desert Daze Festival
12 – Perris, Calif. @ Desert Daze Festival
13 – Perris, Calif. @ Desert Daze Festival
15 – San Francisco, Calif. @ The Independent
17 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Commonwealth Room
18 – Englewood, Colo. @ The Gothic Theatre
19 – Santa Fe, N.M. @ Meow Wolf
21 – Dallas, Texas @ The Granada Theatre
22 – Austin, Texas @ Stubbs
24 – Houston, Texas @ White Oak Music Hall
25 – New Orleans, La. @ Voodoo Music Experience
26 – New Orleans, La. @ Voodoo Music Experience
27 – New Orleans, La. @ Voodoo Music Experience
28 – Atlanta, Ga. @ The Masquerade
30 – Nashville, Tenn. @ The Basement East
31 – Chicago, Ill. @ Metro