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ADULT. Announce New Album, 'Perception Is/As/Of Deception'
Christian Eede , February 25th, 2020 18:48

Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller return to Dais after their last album in 2018

ADULT. have announced details of a new album, titled Perception is/as/of Derception. You can watch the video for lead single 'Why Always Why' above.

"'Why Always Why' is a brief phrase taken from a line in Jean Cocteau's film, Testament of Orpheus, the Detroit duo explain. "From Cocteau's view, the phrase may have represented a moment of self-analysis, but in our view it represented a moment of analysis of society and culture. The repeating theme of herd mentality. Dullness in consuming. A perception of how consuming may make everything alright.

"The sentiment here is a sentiment of the forever outsider. Of the person who feels as if they were dumped into some strange landscape, with no escape."

Perception is/as/of Derception comes almost two years on from the pair's last album, This Behavior, and follows records over the years for labels such as Mute, Thrill Jockey, Ghostly International and Clone.

Dais will release Perception is/as/of Derception on April 10.

The duo will follow the album's release with an extensive tour of North America, alongside Body of Light, kicking off in May, before heading to the UK and Europe for a further run of headline shows in August which are yet to b announced. Find their full list of upcoming dates so far here.

Read tQ's 2018 Baker's Dozen interview with ADULT. here.