Former SF residents and current Brooklynites French Miami announced yesterday that they will release their second LP New Family on 6/28/12, and also posted the video for the album’s first single “Hello Oakland”. The video is a frenetically-paced piece featuring a series of brief clips of singer, bandleader, and real estate agent-by-day Jay Heiselmann seated in a stark basement while handling a rotating cast of instruments.
Watch the video below, and then stream audio of “Hello Oakland” and check out the New Family cover art after the jump.
And finally, one day before the video’s release, French Miami posted the cover art for New Family, which has a decidedly Native American/southwestern U.S. theme:
No word yet on tour dates in support of the album—hopefully, we’ll get some soon.