Back with heir first new music since last year’s ‘Dreamland’ album, Glass Animals shared new track ‘I Don’t Wanna Talk (I Just Wanna Dance)’ last month, and now they’ve given the song its first TV outing on The Late Late show with James Corden.
“Talking is great, don’t get me wrong. But this pandemic has made so many of us look inwards in a way we maybe haven’t before,” Dave Bayley says of the song. “The uncertainty in the world and the inability to go out and create new memories makes you dig deep into the past. It really fed people’s deepest insecurities and rattled our foundations in so many ways. Relationships changed, friendships altered, and self-confidence was warped. I spent a lot of time talking to my dog, but even more time talking to myself in my head, which was keeping me up all night, and my friends and family were doing the same.
“It felt like we were all put in a pressure cooker, but there was no way to let out the steam. That’s what this track is about - that pressure cooker exposing and expanding so many cracks, but struggling to fill them in and decompress. I want people to switch their devices off, put this song on, close their eyes, and have that release for a moment.”
See Glass Animals live at the following dates:
28 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl*
29 San Francisco, CA Outside Lands Festival
04 Phoenix, AZ Arizona Federal Theatre*
08 Portland, OR Keller Auditorium*
09 Portland, OR Keller Auditorium
10 Vancouver, BC Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre
11 Seattle, WA WaMu Theater*
14 Denver, CO The Mission Ballroom*
16 Madison, WI The Sylvee*
17 Minneapolis, MN The Armory*
18 Chicago, IL University of Illinois at Chicago – Credit Union 1 Arena
20 Milwaukee, WI Miller High Life Theater (Upgraded Venue)
21 Indianapolis, IN Old National Centre*
22 Louisville, KY The Louisville Palace Theater*
23 Saint Louis, MO The Factory*
28 Asheville, NC Thomas Wolfe Auditorium*
29 Washington, DC The Anthem*
01 Toronto, ON History*
02 Toronto, ON History*
03 Montreal, QC MTELUS*
04 Montreal, QC MTELUS
14 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheater*
15 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheater*
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