BorisYoshihiro Mori

Boris To Release New Album “W” In January, Premiere “Drowning By Numbers” Video


Japanese experimental rock band Boris are gearing up to release their 27th studio album “W” on January 21st through Sacred Bones. A music video for the first single “Drowning By Numbers” precedes that effort, having newly gone up online today, November 30th.

A direct continuation of 2020’s “No“, “W” will pick up where that album left off, opening with the melody of the “No” closing track “Interlude“. “W” also finds the band’s guitarist/vocalist Wata taking on all of the lead vocal duties.

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Regarding this newly released single, the band offered:

“This video was filmed at a private showcase with limited invitation in April of 2021. It is a collaborative performance with a contemporary dance team. The song was transformed from its original performance and visualized; a big hat dances symbolically at the beginning of the new album.”

W” track listing:

01 – “I Want To Go To The Side Where You Can Touch…
02 – “Icelina
03 – “Drowning By Numbers
04 – “Invitation
05 – “The Fallen
06 – “Beyond Good And Evil
07 – “Old Projector
08 – “You Will Know” (Ohayo version)
09 – “Jozan

Pre-orders are available here.

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