Art Vs Science Shares New Single ‘I Saw You’, Details Long-Awaited Third Album
Art Vs Science is back with their third single of the year – a scintillating, dancefloor-ready number titled “I Saw You” – alongside news from their third studio album.
Despite sporting ultra-tight production and a largely synth-driven soundscape, the band strove to bring raw, DIY energy to “I Saw You.” In a press release, the band explained that, like much of their new album, the song was “recorded at [keyboardist Dan McNamee’s] the parents’ old house in Dural, in a sweaty hotbox near the attic, using a handful of microphones and a bucket of ambiance”.
Listen to “I Saw You” below:
Art Vs Science’s upcoming third album is titled “Big Overdrive” and will be released independently on August 5th. Still’. The album’s track listing – which has yet to be revealed – was pulled from a slew of sessions that took place between 2012 and earlier this year.
The group explained in a press release: “During the selection of music for this long-awaited album, some of these rare sessions were discovered, and the joy and pleasure embedded in them were obvious to hear. Of course, a lot of love and expertise came from real outside experts like Kim Moyes (from The Presets), Alex Gooden, Sam Ford, Joe La Porta and Guy Davies.
In addition to “I Saw You”, the album will include previous singles “Dance”, “Monkey”, “Centaur” and “Sweat”.
Art Vs Science described “Big Overdrive” as “a celebration of jamming and making music that’s fun, different, and experimental.” They continued, “It’s a collection of tracks written over most of the band’s life, with a focus on songs that we think are beautiful in their weirdness. The song themes cover love, loss, exuberance, life, death and passion. And dancing.”
Following the album’s release, Art Vs Science will perform at the Caloundra Music Festival – taking place along Kings Beach on the Sunshine Coast – on Friday September 30, and at Wine Machine’s McLaren Vale iteration on Saturday December 17. .
Check out the cover art for “Big Overdrive” below and find pre-orders here.