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Royal Canoe's third studio album, Waver is out now! Order Waver now on limited edition gold vinyl! The 100 hand numbered copies have sold out, so don't miss out!

On Waver, their newest collection of songs, Royal Canoe are steering into new terrain. The sun-flared polaroid life of previous albums is exchanged for a miraged-out, ominous landscape. The band still has their kaleidoscopic, beat-driven heart, but these songs play with the absurdity of modern life. When truth is optional, when the most volatile people have the most power, when reality becomes irrational - what do you anchor to?

Creating the album felt like a reset - an exercise in following the seed of inspiration to its end point before deconstructing and rebuilding. “Whenever we begin working on a new album we throw everything out, even if it worked last time, just so we have no chance to rest on our laurels,” says singer Matt Peters, “On Waver we set out to create leaner arrangements and clearer melodies - less between us and the listener.” They wanted to mine new corners of their sound and find new places to go.



1. What's Left in the River
2. Black Sea
4. May 17
5. Ashes, Ashes (feat. Nnamdi Ogbonnaya)
6. Girl of My Dreams
7. Peep This
8. Spin Cycle
9. 77-76
10. Don't

Catalogue No: PAPER123
Release Date: January 25, 2019