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NEW ALBUM: THIRD EYE BLIND | OUR BANDE APART

Third Eye Blind is celebrating the release of their new album "The Bande Apart" via Megacollider Records. The album was written and produced by Jenkins and Colin Holbrook and featured contributions from Cosentino, Poliçaand Marijuana Deathsquads' Ryan Olson and Smashing Pumpkins' Jeff Schroeder. This serves as the follow-up to "Screamer" and the first release since lockdown. They were recorded in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, with guest Ryan Olson of Poliça and Marijuana Death Squad, adding his unique, overall weirdness to the song. The albums' first single, "Box of Bones, concerns itself with the ambivalence and stakes of relationships under pressure," says Stephan Jenkins. The song is from the band's first recording session since before lockdown and "is the most fun we've ever had in the studio," he adds. "You can hear the exuberance we have playing together in the same room again." With it comes a video celebrating creativity and connection with artists Joseph Arthur & UnCuttArt, directed by David Wexler (Motorcycle Drive By, TriBeCa Film Festival 2020) and inspired by Marina Abramovi 263; 's legendary art installation, The Artist Is Present. Fans can get an inside look at the creation of the album in the companion documentary, "How We Hold Each Other Right Now: The Making Of Our Bande Apart." Directed by Kryz Reid and Jenkins, it offers an in-depth perspective of the band's recording process.