Ceremony will release their highly anticipated new album, The L-Shaped Man, on May 19 via Matador Records. Below you can listen to both  “The Separation” and “The Understanding” from the LP below. Be sure to leave us a comment with your thoughts!

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“A lot of the content has to do with loss, and specifically the loss of someone who you care deeply about,” frontman Ross Farrar notes. “There is no way for you to go through something like this artistically and not have really strong emotions of loss and pain. There’s not really any way to hide that.”



The record will follow up their 2012 effort, Zoo.