Brooklyn band Yeasayer revealed the complete gatefold album artwork for their fourth studio album Amen & Goodbye. The art and accompanying album teaser consists of a tableau of bizarre sculptures, live nude and clothed actors, and digital images by Canadian artist and sculptor David Altmejd.
Watch the teaser above and listened to a previously unheard track off the album. Read about Altmejd’s creative process below.
I’m not very comfortable thinking about image and graphic design. I decided to offer them a sort of landscape filled with as many details as possible. I thought about a series of objects that would be inspired by characters that came from Yeasayer’s albums… but also characters that come from the news. There’s really fake looking sculptures, there’s printouts representing cartoony characters, there’s naked people… For me what’s very important is that the image offers enough visually for people to be really absorbed in the observation of details.
Watch the video for “I Am Chemistry” below.
Amen & Goodbye is out April 1st via MUTE.
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