Dido fans are thanking her for giving them the best day of their lives — that is, because she’s coming back with new music!
The folk-pop singer-songwriter announced on Monday, 12th of November, 2018 that she will release her first new album in five years, Still on My Mind, on March 8 and will embark on her first tour in 15 years beginning in May 2019.
Dido (née Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong) described the making of her new album — which includes a variety of genres, ranging from hip-hop and electronic music to her folk roots — as “an absolutely magical experience” in a statement.
“I wanted to capture the feeling I still get from listening to music, just that rush like you don’t need anything more than this,”
“Still On My Mind” is Dido’s fifth studio album and follows the 2013 release of Girl Who Got Away. It was written and recorded in England with her brother and longtime collaborator, Rollo.
“It was simple, I only wanted to make another album if it was with him,” Dido, 46, said of her brother, who has also remixed tracks for artists like U2 and R. Kelly. “It was made in such an easy way, all the vocals recorded on the sofa, a lot of it recorded at home.”
Dido previewed the sound of her album on Monday with the release of her new single, “Hurricanes.”