Set celebrate the 10th anniversary of its lauded Merriweather Post Pavilion album, Animal Collective recently took to Instagram to tease a series of “sights and sounds” releases related to the album. Thanking its fans, the band posted a set of images to offer a behind-the-scenes look at their studio during the recording of the project and tease some of its upcoming releases.
Merriweather Post Pavilion, the American band’s eighth album, was released on January 6, 2009 and features Avey Tare, Panda Bear and Geologist. Hitting number two on the US Top Independent Albums list and number 13 on US Billboard 200, the album also sold a staggering 200,000 copies by 2012.
Take a look at Animal Collective’s Instagram post below. In the meantime, Janelle Monáe recently delivered her new stand-alone “Screwed” music video.
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Happy 10th Birthday MPP. We’re overwhelmed about how many of you have tapped into our world through this music. Every record is special to us but this one seems to have flown the farthest. We hope to release some other MPP related sounds and sights over the next couple months in celebration of this moment. Keep tuning in. It’s 2019. We’re finding our way into some new sounds. photos by avey tare
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