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The Zolas Drop Single “Yung DiCaprio”, Announce Release Date Of Latest Album | Ghettoblaster

One of Vancouver’s most prominent, and genre bending bands, The Zolas, announced the release of their new album Come Back To Life on July 16, 2021 via Light Organ Records. They’ve also dropped the electrifying new single “Yung DiCaprio.”  Written and recorded in BC, the new album is fuelled by 90s-era British rock / pop vibes, and infused with stories that touch on the personal to political.. It’s also a testament to their creative output and consistent drive for a new, fresh and forward facing sound. With “Yung DiCaprio”, they lean right into that aesthetic – The Zolas Zach Gray explains: “Got obsessed with the Romeo+Juliet movie from 1996 and it (+ the soundtrack) coloured a lot of the new stuff we’ve been putting out. This track is about 2 people from opposite ends of the same sick world who find the antidote in one another. It reminded me of how new love and new music can save your life in the same way. That’s how that soundtrack made me feel and that’s how you’re meant to feel listening to this song on a shiny day, so please go do that. Nobody’s as cute as ’96 Leo but we all deserve to feel like it.” 

In 2016 The Zolas released their Juno-nominated, and critically acclaimed breakthrough LP Swooner. The follow up – featuring a new direction for the band – was planned for 2020 Yet, like with so many of their contemporaries, Covid led The Zolas to pivot and instead they launched a new campaign they dubbed “Z Days” which promised fans a new single on the 2nd of each month. True to their word the band has shared 5 singles including “I Feel The Transition” which entered the US Submodern chart at #22, and has been added to several stations across Canada. The series also included “Energy Czar,” “Come Back To Life” and “Ultramarine,” and “Wreck Beach/Totem Park.”