Ibeyi Share Video for New Song “I Wanna Be Like You”

Ash Due Out Tomorrow via XL

Sep 28, 2017
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French Cuban twin sisters Ibeyi (Naomi Díaz and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz) are releasing a new album, Ash, tomorrow (September 29) via XL. Previously they shared a surreal video for "Deathless" (a song that features Kamasi Washington on saxophone), as well as a video for "Me Voy" (the duo's first song entirely in Spanish, it featured two-time Latin Grammy winning rapper Mala Rodriguez). Now they have shared a video for another new song, "I Wanna Be Like You," which features them as each other's opposite. Remi Besse directed the video, which was shot in France. Watch it below, followed by their upcoming tour dates.

Lisa-Kaindé had this to say about the song in a press release: "Sometimes I want to be like Naomi. I want her eyes, to feel the rhythm as deeply as she does, to dance like her, to be as wild as she is; sometimes I just want to be her for even a few seconds." 

The album also features Chilly Gonzales and Meshell Ndegeocello. Ash also includes "Away Away," which was released back in June. The album is the follow-up to 2015's self-titled debut.

Ibeyi 2017 Tour Dates:

9/30 Sannois, FR EMB
10/4 Feyzin, FR L'Épicerie Moderne
10/5 Strasbourg, FR La Laiterie
10/6 Lille, FR L'aéronef
10/11 Rennes, FR L'Étage
10/12 Nantes, FR Stéréolux
10/18 Bristol, UK Thekla
10/19 London, UK Shoreditch Town Hall
10/20 Manchester, UK Band On The Wall
10/28 Miami, FL North Beach Bandshell *
10/30 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse *
11/1 Washington D.C. 9:30 Club *
11/4 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer *
11/5 Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Steel *
11/6 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre *
11/7 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Hall *
11/9 Detroit, MI Magic Stick *
11/11 Minneapolis, MN Fine Line Music Café *
11/14 Seattle, WA Neptune Theatre *
11/15 Vancouver, BC The Commodore Ballroom *
11/16 Portland, OR Revolution Hall *
11/18 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore *
11/19 Los Angeles, CA Theatre at the Ace Hotel *
11/24 Paris, FR Casino de Paris (Festival Inrocks)
12/2 Cologne, DE Club Bahnhof Ehernfeld
12/3 Berlin, DE Lido
12/4 Hamburg, DE Knust
12/5 Amsterdam, NL Paradiso Noord
12/7 Leuven, BE Het Depot

*theMIND will open as support on all North American dates

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