Caribou Drops His First New Single in Five Years, "Home"

He also reveals plans for a new world tour.

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Caribou (Dan Snaith) is unveiling his first new single in five years, “Home.” Snaith’s latest as Caribou features additional contributions from Colin Fisher, who performed tenor saxophone on the cut, and was arranged alongside Four Tet mastermind Kieran Hebden; a sample of Gloria Barnes’ “Home” is also included in the song’s production. The release of the aforementioned track is being coupled with news of Caribou’s next major world tour, which is scheduled to begin in March of next year and will run until the end of April.

“I’m always listening to lots of music and sometimes a loop just jumps out at me—it’s too perfect,” Dan Snaith shares in an official press statement, opening up about his new record and revealing its origins. “That’s how it was with Gloria Barnes’ ‘Home’—I kept returning to it, meaning to do something with it but not knowing what. Sometimes making music feels like a process I’m in charge of… but there are other times when things just present themselves and my job is to follow their lead. It wasn’t until the circumstances of someone close to me mirrored the refrain of the original song that the track all came together.”

“When I’ve played it to friends, several of them have said that they feel like it’s speaking to their circumstances, about people close to them,” Snaith adds. “We’ve all had moments when something changes suddenly and catalyses a change in your whole life—when you need to go back to something familiar, pick up the pieces and start again.”

You can check out Caribou’s new single “Home” above, and take a look at the itinerary for the his upcoming 2020 tour below.

Caribou – 2020 Tour Dates

16 Mar – Hamilton @The Studio
17 Mar – Toronto @ Danforth
20 Mar – Chicago @ Riviera
21 Mar – Detroit @Saint Andrews Hall
22 Mar – Ottawa @ Bronson Centre
23 Mar – Montreal @ M Telus
24 Mar – Boston @ House of Blues
25 Mar – Philadelphia @ Union Transfer
26 Mar – Washington @ 9:30 Club
27 Mar – Brooklyn @ Brooklyn Steel

30 Mar – Brighton @ The Dome
01 Apr – Liverpool @ Invisible Wind Factory
02 Apr – Leeds @ O2 Academy Leeds
03 Apr – Manchester @ Victoria Warehouse
04 Apr – Glasgow @ The Barrowlands
05 Apr – Birmingham @ O2 Academy Birmingham
06 Apr – Bristol @ O2 Academy Bristol
07 Apr – London @ O2 Academy Brixton

21 Apr – Hamburg. DE @ Grosse Freiheit 36
22 Apr- Leipzig, DE @ Werk 2
23 Apr – Prague, CZ @ Forum Karlin
24 Apr – Vienna, AT @ Gasometer
25 Apr – Munich, DE @ Muffathalle
26 Apr – Zurich, CH @ Kaufleuten
27 Apr – Paris, FR @ L’Olympia
28 Apr – Cologne, DE @ E-werk
29 Apr – Utrecht, NL @ Tivoli Vredenburg / Ronda
30 Apr – Brussels, BE @ Les Nuits Botanique / Chapiteau – Botanique

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