Bring Me The Horizon’s Oli Sykes: “People Could Be Hearing New Music Sooner Rather Than Later”
Oli Sykes has spoken to Kerrang! about the potential for new Bring Me The Horizon material.
Bring Me The Horizon released their 5K-rated sixth studio album amo in January this year, and it seems like the creative juices are still flowing, as Oli admits the guys have already started speaking about new music and how they’ll approach writing and recording next time.
“I think we spent a long time on amo – like nearly over a year,” Oli tells Kerrang!. “The one vibe that is floating around is, ‘Let’s never do that again, it was too long,’ and we’ve kinda got a studio set up on tour now. We’ve started to think about writing and when we want to, and basically never having to get back to the studio and write for six months.
“I think this last album is so different to anything we’ve done in the past, we do feel like we’re gaining a lot of fans as well as losing a lot of fans, and we want to give people more to get excited about and do stuff. I guess that last album made us feel like we could literally put anything out; we could go back and write something extremely heavy, or we could write the poppiest song in the world – or a mixture.
“[amo] solidified that we are not doing any one thing anymore – we just write the music that we feel. It would be nice to start writing again without the pressure of a date, but we are thinking about it, and quite possibly people could be hearing new music sooner rather than later.”
Earlier this month, BMTH were teasing two previously unreleased tracks on social media. Perhaps we’ll be hearing them soon?
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