POND, the prolific force from Perth announce their eighth studio album, Tasmania is set to be released March 1st on Interscope Records. Today, they also share the music video (below( and lead single, “Daisy.” The video was directed by Jesse Taylor Smith and shot on Kulin and Nyoongar Nations lands in Australia. Tasmania was produced and mixed by POND and Kevin Parker and recorded in Fremantle, Western Australia. POND had previously released two other album tracks late last year – “Sixteen Days” and “Burnt Out Star.”
Tasmania acts as a sister album to 2017’s The Weather, POND’s most critically acclaimed album to date. “The album never wanders more than a few inches away from the sublime,” said Pitchfork. “It’s a document of a band knocking loudly on the door of greatness.” WithTasmania the band makes good on this promise delivering a sweeping rock classic.
POND is Nicholas Allbrook, Jay Watson, Shiny Joe Ryan, Jamie Terry and Jamie Ireland. They will play Primavera Sound and We Love Green Festivals with more 2019 tour dates to be announced soon.