Merrill Garbus celebrates birthday with announcement of her thrid album, a megamix taster of ‘Nikki Nack’ and a London show


Merrill Garbus – aka tUnE-yArDs – has today (her birthday) announced the name and release date of her third album.

The follow up to 2011’s ‘W H O K I L L’, is called ‘Nikki Nack’, and will be released via 4AD on May 5th.

Garbus and her band will also play a London show the following week on May 12th at Village Underground. And as a birthday present to her fans, this morning she posted a megamix of the new record online, with the note:

“I’ve put together a mash-up of a lot of the songs from the album, so you can get a tiny taste. We really can’t wait to play this music for you. Thanks for all your patience while we cooked this chicken!”

Check it out below.