's new album, "Diploid Love
," hits stores on April 29th via Universal's Caroline imprint. In anticipation, the LP is streaming in full via NPR
. The album cover is below.
As Consequence of Sound
notes, "Diploid Love" is the solo debut for Dalle, formerly of the Distillers
. Co-produced by Alain Johannes
(Them Crooked Vultures
, Arctic Monkeys
), the nine-track effort features collaborations with Queens of the Stone Age
's Michael Shuman
, the Strokes
' Nick Valensi
's Emily Kokal
, and Garbage
's Shirley Manson
. It is preceded by the singles "Meet the Foetus / Oh the Joy
" featuring Manson, "Parties for Prostitutes
" and "Don't Mess With Me
Discussing the aural inspiration for the album with Time Out Melbourne
, Dalle cited "'The Ghostbusters' soundtrack on tape. I haven't heard it since I was little,"
she explained, "but whenever I do electronic drums I imagine the sound comes from that movie from the '80s. Same with Limahl's 'Never Ending Story.'"
She also pointed to an animal muse: "Red tail hawks are my animal obsession, we have them around our house; I could watch them all day."
Pre-orders for the album are ongoing.
"Diploid Love" Tracklist:
01. Rat Race
03. Don't Mess With Me
04. Dressed in Dreams
05. Carry On
06. Meet the Foetus/Oh the Joy
07. I Don't Need Your Love
08. Blood In Gutter
09. Parties for Prostitutes