'I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler': Yacht's New Album

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I have a really dumb sense of humor, but so do Yacht. Last year they released an EP called Where Does This Disco?—I still laugh at that—and now they’ve announced their new album, I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler. I also laughed at that, but the title isn’t so much funny as it is self-aware and kind of sad. In seven words, the same words make up the title for the album’s lead single, Yacht effectively capture the absurdity of modern life. The single, streaming below, drives the point home with images of a detached online culture and the very real human carnage we observe through it—all over a hefty dose of slick, so-called nu-disco

I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler brings 11 new songs from Yacht, including the title-track, and will be out October 16. Check out the single, the full-tracklist, and some tour dates below:

Yacht, I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler:
01 Miles & Miles
02 White Mirror
03 Matter
04 Ringtone
05 I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler
06 L.A. Plays Itself
07 I Wanna Fuck You Til I’m Dead
08 Hologram
09 Don’t Be Rude
10 War On Women
11 The Entertainment

Here is Yacht’s confirmed touring itinerary so far:

10/17 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
10/20 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
10/22 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom
10/24 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
10/25 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
11/05 – Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade
11/07 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
11/09 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair