Rock duo CocoRosie will unveil its third studio album, "The Adventures of Ghosthorse and Stillborn," April 10 via Touch & Go.
Rock duo CocoRosie will unveil its third studio album, "The Adventures of Ghosthorse and Stillborn," April 10 via Touch & Go. The 12-song set was recorded in a barn in the south of France and in a more conventional studio in Iceland. "We worked on it the whole year, and wove everything together," Bianca Casady tells Billboard.com. "But the actual album itself was recorded over a lot of disjointed sessions.
For years, CocoRosie has been incorporating a hip-hop element into their live act, and "Ghosthorse" is their first record to bring that sound into the studio. "I don't know if it was a natural progression, but we've been imagining our songs in more of a club setting," Casady says. "A handful of these new songs we've been doing live for awhile, but others, we're still trying to figure out."
This also marks the first time CocoRosie worked with a producer, tapping Bjork engineer and producer Valgeir Sigursson. And although the title hints at a concept album, Casady swears it is not. "There's no fixed story, but there are different alluding points; there's a lot of ghost stuff going on," she says.
CocoRosie is prepping for a short string of shows in Europe, before heading back to the United States in April. From there, they'll embark on a cross-country headlining tour, making their debut at this year's Coachella Festival.