BROCKHAMPTON founder Kevin Abstract has shared his third studio album, Blanket. Out now via Video Store/RCA Records, it marks his first solo LP since the group announced an indefinite hiatus early last year.
To record Blanket, Abstract linked up with fellow BROCKHAMPTON member Romil Hemnani and multi-instrumentalist Jonah Abraham, the latter of whom is best known for working on Playboi Carti’s Whole Lotta Red.
In a statement, Abstract named the rock bands that influenced the project. “I wanted to make, like, a Sunny Day Real Estate, Nirvana, Modest Mouse type of record,” he said. “But I wanted it to hit like a rap album.” To help him achieve that sound, he tapped an appropriate crew of guest performers including folk singer-songwriter Kara Jackson, shredder MJ Lenderman, Scottish rock group Pilot, and Abstract’s returning collaborator Roy Blair.
Stream the record via Apple Music and Spotify below.
Earlier this month, Abstract shared the title track from Blanket, which serves as the follow-up to 2019’s ARIZONA BABY. As for BROCKHAMPTON, the group bowed out with their “final” studio album, The Family, last November. It was quickly followed by a companion piece titled TM, which was billed as “a parting gift” to fans.
01.When the Rope Post 2 Break
03. Running Out
04. The Greys
07. Today I Gave Up
08. What Should I Do?
09. Mr. Edwards
11. Real 2 Me
12. Heights, Spiders, and the Dark
13. My Friend