The Twilight Sad seem like a band who are always around, but it might surprise you to realise that they haven't put out a studio record since 2014. They recently stirred from their slumber with the excellent 'I/m Not Here [Missing Face]' and have today confirmed they'll be releasing a new album called IT WON/T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME on January 18th through their new home of Rock Action.

While the release date for IT WON/T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME seems desperately far off, The Twilight Sad have at least given us another grandiose dose of what's to come on the new record in 'Videograms', which is out today.

Speaking of the track, frontman James Alexander Graham says, "'Videograms' was the first song written for the album but the last song finished before we went in to record. It’s one of the most melodic things we’ve done. Since writing the song I’ve heard the phrase "don’t you start on me” whilst walking down the street, in the supermarket, in the pub. It must have been something that I’d heard a lot that stuck with me and came out in this song.

Set to be the closing track from the new album, 'Videograms' is as dramatic and draining as you'd hope. It begins by coasting on snappy drum clicks and gliding guitars, pricked through with icy piano keys, giving it a wintry chill. This smoothly produced sound is the entryway to James Graham's paranoid psyche, and as 'Videograms' plays out, he moves us through several modes of discomfort and misunderstanding, culminating in the part desperate, part aggressive chorus: "don't start on me." As powerful waves of synth and gusts of guitar heave their way through the mix, the inner turmoil continues to bubble and brew, until we're pent up in a colossal finale of fear and frustration. Check it out below.

Rock Action will release The Twilight Sad's new album IT WON/T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME on January 18th; pre-order it here. The Twilight Sad will be touring a lot ahead of the album's release, so get an early dose of the new material by catching them here:

Oct 9th | Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour
Oct 10th | San Diego, CA - Casbah
Oct 12th | Tustin, CA - Marty's On Newport
Oct 14th | San Francisco, CA - Independent
Oct 17th | Portland, OR - Doug Fir
Oct 19th | Seattle, WA - Crocodile
Oct 20th | Vancouver, BC - Fox
Oct 25th | St. Paul, MN - Turf Club
Oct 26th | Chicago, IL - Theater on the Lake
Oct 27th | Toronto, ON - Velvet Underground
Oct 28th | Montreal, QC - Ritz
Oct 30th | Boston, MA - Middle East Downstairs
Oct 31st | Kingston, NY - BSP Lounge
Nov 1st | Brooklyn, NY - Elsewhere
Nov 2nd | Philadelphia, PA - Boot & Saddle
Nov 3rd | Washington, DC - U Street Music Hall
Nov 10th | Paris, FR - Point FMR
Nov 11th | Wiesbaden, DE - Sclachthof
Nov 12th | Munich, DE - Ampere
Nov 13th | Vienna, AT - Chelsea
Nov 15th | Berlin, DE - Musik & Frieden
Nov 16th | Hamburg, DE - Molotow [SOLD OUT]
Nov 17th | Amsterdam, NL - Paradiso
Nov 18th | Brussels, BE - Botanique
Nov 27th | London, UK - Bush Hall [SOLD OUT]
Nov 29th | Edinburgh, UK - Liquid Rooms [SOLD OUT]