- 09 Nov 21
Once Twice Melody is the eight album from the Baltimore duo, and their first entirely self-produced.
Beach House have announced the release of their latest album, titled Once Twice Melody, for early next year.
The dreampop pair's eighth studio album will be released in full on February 18th 2022. In the lead up to the physical release, the 18 track album will be presented in 4 chapters with lyric animations for each song. The first 4-song chapter of Once Twice Melody will be available online at midnight on November 10th. See below for the full release schedule, and stream the first chapter at midnight here.
The album will be available in a number of physical formats, including a Limited “GOLD” Edition 2 x LP in a gold-embossed, hinged box on gold and clear vinyl with full-color booklet and 2 exclusive posters, a “SILVER” Edition 2 x LP in a silver embossed black sleeve,
on classic black vinyl with double-sided exclusive poster, a double CD with exclusive poster, and double cassette. Pre order them here.
The Baltimore duo also announced their return to Ireland, the UK and Europe next year as part of a full album tour, including a night at Dublin's National Stadium on 21st May 2022. Tickets go on sale via oncetwicemelodytour.com from Friday 19th November at 10am.
Formed in Baltimore in 2004, Beach House consists of vocalist and keyboardist Victoria Legrand and guitarist, keyboardist, and backup vocalist Alex Scally. Once Twice Melody is the pair's eighth studio album, and the first album produced entirely by the band themselves. Recorded at Pachyderm studio in Cannon Falls, MN, United Studio in Los Angeles, CA, and Apple Orchard Studios in Baltimore, MD, a live string ensemble was used, with arrangements by David Campbell. Once Twice Melody was mostly mixed by Alan Moulder but a few tracks were also mixed by Caesar Edmunds, Trevor Spencer and Dave Fridmann.
Once Twice Melody will be released February 18th 2022. Chapter 1 will be available to stream online from midnight tonight.
Chapter and song release schedule:
Chapter 1 (Out 10th November 2021)
1. Once Twice Melody
3. Pink Funeral
4. Through Me
Chapter 2 (Out 8th December 2021)
7. New Romance
8. Over and Over
Chapter 3 (Out 19th January 2022)
10. Only You Know
11. Another Go Around
13. Illusion of Forever
Chapter 4 (full album release, out 18th February 2022)
15. The Bells
16. Hurts to Love
17. Many Nights
18. Modern Love Stories