GO BANANAS GO BANANAS GO BANANAS GO BANANAS GO BANANAS is My Name is Ian’s eighth studio album. The record is full of the trademark blend of catchy pop melodies, witty lyrics, and infectious energy. They say its full of “songs about hating your life, loving your life, Norwegian families, coconut crabs, 90s television shows, feeling like a loser, not trusting the government and Peppa pig. There is something for everyone.” Listen exclusively below.
The album will is released digitally today, with a limited edition run of 100 vinyl records following in late august. You can pre-order the vinyl here:
Creatures of Cardiff, My Name Is Ian have already built a vast back catalogue. Since 2010 their output of has dealt with break-ups, breakdowns, mysterious lion paintings and characters from the Tom Hanks movie Big. This restless productivity has seen genres including but not restricted to lo-fi, bedroom punk, garage rock, prog and anti-folk, all filtered through the pop-oriented cranium of frontman Reginald Foxwell.
Impressively prolific and prolifically impressive, bittersweet but unbroken, My Name Is Ian require you attention.