Crocodiles will release their sophomore album, Sleep Forever, on September 13 through Fat Possum.

The album was produced by Simian Mobile Disco’s James Ford, who has lent his studio chops to the likes of Arctic Monkeys and Klaxons in the past. Recording took place in the California desert.

“It was this home made studio in the middle of Joshua Tree that was just bulging with vintage equipment,” recalls chief Croc Brandon Welchez. “You’d open a cupboard and a 60s organ would fall out or there’d be a 1950s hollow-body guitar under your bed!”

James Ford adds, “The studio in Joshua tree was a perfect place to record. It’s a magical place and the studio had lots of otherworldly toys and instruments to play with! We bonded over a love of Harmonia and the Monks and got excited by the idea of combining these krauty rhythms and textures with the band’s psychedelic songs and melodies.”

Crocodiles have announced the following UK live dates in support of Sleep Forever:

29/09 – Bodega – Nottingham
30/09 – Harley – Sheffield
01/10 – Other Rooms – Newcastle
02/10 – Captains Rest – Glasgow
03/10 – Brundell Social Club – Leeds
04/10 – Deaf Institute – Manchester
05/10 – Hoxton Bar and Kitchen – London
06/10 – Haymakers – Cambridge
07/10 – Audio – Brighton

Sleep Forever tracklist:
1. Mirrors
2. Stoned to Death
3. Hollow Hollow Eyes
4. Girl in Black
5. Sleep Forever
6. Billy Speed
7. Hearts of Love
8. All My Hate and My Hexes Are for You



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