Could these cryptic RÜFÜS DU SOL posters around Sydney & LA point to new album announcement looming?
Mysterious new posters, a new website, and some cryptic social media teases signal the Aussie indie dance trio could be on the comeback.
Recently, cryptic posters have popped up in Los Angeles and Sydney depicting a deep blue architectural design against RÜFÜS DU SOL‘s website URL. Next to it: a single word headline reading, “ALIVE.” Upon logging into the indie-dance group’s official website, online visitors are greeted with a soft, subdued melody and their next clue: Lyrics reading, “I’m coming back again, I wanna make it right.”
Once the ephemeral lyrics fade after a few seconds, an invitation to sign up for RÜFÜS DU SOL’s newsletter appears with a call to action: “We’re back. Sign up to hear from us.” They’ve also blacked out their socials, clearing their profile pictures across all mediums, and began announcing appearances, including Bonnaroo. For any major fan, this already seems like insurmountable hard evidence to diagnose their immanent return, correct? But, wait, there’s more.
The news is timely, lining up perfectly against last year’s viral Twitter statement that RÜFÜS were indeed working on their fourth studio album. Back in November, the guys said, “For those asking us each week, yes we are working on a new album. Working on it every day. Thank you for patiently waiting.”
Coupled with the fact that the first tease of new music from RÜFÜS DU SOL came a couple of weeks ago when the band was promoting a new release on their Rose Avenue Records imprint. “Hi friends, we are working on our own new music coming very soon,” the group said over their socials, introducing a new release by American musician Paraleven, the latest signing to the record.
Although it still may be complete conjecture, it seems pretty obvious that Tyrone Lindqvist, Jon George and James Hunt are on the verge of something massive. Stay tuned for more.
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