SEKAI NO OWARI Announce Simultaneous Album Release & 2019 Tour

07.December.2018 | MUSIC

SEKAI NO OWARI have announced that they will release two new albums titled Eye and Lip simultaneously on February 27, 2019. They will subsequently embark on a tour in Japan from April to August.

 

The new records will come almost 4 years after their previous album Tree which dropped in January 2015. Having waited so long, fans can look forward to double the music.

Eye

Lip

Eye is described as being everything ‘crazy’ to do with the band while Lip is an all-out pop record. The first press limited edition copies of Eye will come with a DVD featuring footage of their INSOMNIA TRAIN performance while the first press limited edition copies of Lip will include a compilation of the band’s music videos.

 

The band will release their first overseas album Chamelon under their translated name “End of the World” next spring.

 

SEKAI NO OWARI are set for success as they ready themselves for the new year.

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    Karen: “Sweet, sweet, sweet, sweet, please fall in love with Karen!”

     

     

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