Disclosure pop in and out of the news cycle, working much harder than many of us realize. Today they gave the world an update on what they’ve been doing via Instagram, and there’s good news and well as bad news for fans who are excited to hear their music live again. Sadly, the brothers decided got cancel this year’s iteration of their Wild Life festival because of a “busy recording schedule.”
“We embarked on a new journey three years ago by launching Wild Life Fest at Shoreham Airport with our close friends, Rudimental” detail the British house innovators in an Instagram post. “We’d not long finished touring our asses off of debut album, Settle and that inaugural year of the festival in 2015 allowed us to embark on our next chapter with the release of second album, Caracal.”
The good news in light of this cancellation is what they promise for next year’s Wild Life: they say they’re coming back bigger and better, and we can only assume this will be because of an amazing third album that is currently in the works. Full details on the album are yet to be shared, but with their schedule more open to work on it, we expect some amazing previews, releases and announcements for the year ahead.
Read the full statement via their Instagram below.
We embarked on a new journey three years ago by launching @wild_life_fest at Shoreham Airport with our close friends, Rudimental. We’d not long finished touring our asses off of debut album, Settle and that inaugural year of the festival in 2015 allowed us to embark on our next chapter with the release of second album, Caracal. Being able to curate your own festival with your mates and invite legends like Nas, Ice Cube and Chaka Khan to play alongside amazing new talent such as Stormzy, Kaytranada and AJ Tracy, stack them up against a host of flawless DJ’s like Annie Mac, Jackmaster and Armand Van Helden and throw parties with Elrow is literally a dream come true. However, with a busy recording schedule ahead as we embark on album number 3 we’re going to give the green grass of Shoreham Airport a break throughout 2018 and come back bigger and better in 2019. Thanks to everyone who attended the festival these last three years and gave us some of the best times we’ve ever had as Disclosure, we’re hugely thankful for the opportunity to share that with you, see you all soon.