Dave tells Roxy: Gang of Youths album & tour next year

Late in the band’s show last night in Los Angeles, Dave took a few moments to thank the audience for showing up and supporting Gang of Youths. No big deal, really — if you’ve been following the band, you know he does that at most of the band’s shows (if not all).

But when he was done, and before the next song began, he shared a little more than gratitude:

“We’ll be back next year guys, girls and people who aren’t either … with a new album, I guess.”

Samantha Baker captured his comments on video:

I think most of us fans have been assuming all of the above, but it’s the first time I can recall him saying anything semi-specific about the band’s plans for 2020.

I wouldn’t get super excited until there’s something more official*, but that’s still good to hear and adds some optimism to what’s coming our way in the next 12-15 months.

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*In my days as a U2 fan, I became immune to the album/tour-related pronouncements of lead vocalists, which were almost universally wrong.