Mac DeMarco to release new album This Old Dog on special edition vinyl

Mac DeMarco to release new album This Old Dog on special edition vinyl

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Mac DeMarco has announced the release of his third album This Old Dog via Captured Tracks.

His first full length release since 2014’s Salad Days, This Old Dog will get a standard vinyl pressing and a limited edition “ombre” pressing, where you’ll be randomly assigned a coloured record from across the yellow-to-blue spectrum. The limited edition also comes with an alternate gatefold jacket which you can see below:

Written during his move from New York to Los Angeles, the making of This Old Dog was somewhat less spontaneous than previous releases, as DeMarco explains in the press release: “Usually I just write, record, and put it out; no problem. But this time, I wrote them and they sat. When that happens, you really get to know the songs. It was a different vibe.”

The transition also saw him explore new methods of songwriting: “The majority of this album is acoustic guitar, synthesizer, some drum machine, and one song is electric guitar,” he says. “his is a new thing for me.” Stream both new tracks ‘My Old Man’ and ‘This Old Dog’ now:

This Old Dog will be released on 5 May via Captured Tracks. Pre-order your copy of the standard and limited editions here.

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Tracklisting:

01 My Old Man
02 This Old Dog
03 Baby You’re Out
04 For the First Time
05 One Another
06 Still Beating
07 Sister
08 Dreams From Yesterday
09 A Wolf Who Wears Sheeps Clothes
10 One More Love Song
11 On the Level
12 Moonlight on the River
13 Watching Him Fade Away

Photo: Coley Brown