Japandroids announce new album ‘Near to the Wild Heart of Life’ for 2017

Long-awaited 'Celebration Rock' follow-up is on its way.

There is an end in sight to the wait for a new record from Vancouver’s Japandroids.

While there’s no official release date, the band teased a 2017 release for Near to the Wild Heart of Life via Arts & Crafts with a short trailer Monday. It will be the band’s first release since 2012’s Celebration Rock.

Japandroids have been showcasing several new songs throughout their current tour. Check out the trailer, featuring a snippet of the upcoming release’s title track, below.

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