Mumford And Sons May Go Electronic On Third Album

Coming off of the band's successful sophomore album, Babel, Mumford and Sons are already looking to the future. Through tracks like “Little Lion Man” and “Babel” the band has become known for its catchy, folksy rock music, but despite this, the boys in Mumford and Sons feel like they have more tricks up their sleeves than the now-signature sound. Next time around, the band may choose to go electronic.

Mumford and Sons lead singer Marcus Mumford recently told Style Magazine that the band wants to go in a new direction for album number three. That new direction isn’t totally clear for the band yet, but it may involve a lot or a little bit of electronic music.

"We've always done what feels good, rather than what we've thought long and hard about, and we'll do whatever feels soulful next, whether that's with an electric guitar or a synthesizer."

According to NME, Mumford also says the band has already been back in the studio, putting together some new sounds and new tracks, which also could mean that maybe they’ve even worked out an electronic track or two. Either way, turning a new leaf and heading in a new direction might be good for the band, which did earn some criticism for similar sounding music between the band's first album, Sigh No More, and Babel. All in all, Babel was only released in September, so the boys assumedly have a little while to go before they release any new music to fans, whether it be electronic or not.

Jessica Rawden
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