Top of the pops IDLES score top five album with ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’
IDLES released their game-changing second album ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’ last Friday (31st August), and it’s now been revealed that the record has entered the Official Charts at #5!
Eminem has picked up the top spot for surprise new record ‘Kamikaze’, but IDLES! In the top five!
‘Joy’ follows last year’s ‘Brutalism’ in painting the Bristol five-piece as one of the most exciting new bands in the country.
IDLES appeared on the cover of the August issue of DIY to talk all things ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’, and finding hope and community through grief.
Read the cover feature in full here, view the official chart rundown here and watch the band’s video for ‘Samaritans’ below.
With fourth album "CRAWLER' making sonic and lyrical leaps forward, we join IDLES in New York to watch its visceral message unfurl firsthand:
IDLES - CRAWLER
Things get truly exciting when IDLES combine the atmospheric with the experimental.
Courtney Barnett is the cover star of DIY’s November 2021 issue
Our new issue - which also features Years & Years, IDLES, Amber Mark & more - is out now!
IDLES release new track ‘Car Crash’
It's the second song from their new album 'CRAWLER'.