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Toro y Moi takes a trip through the past on “Déjà Vu”

It’s the fourth single from his 10th studio LP, MAHAL, due out April 29 on Dead Oceans.

March 31, 2022

Chaz Bear (Toro y Moi) has shared a psychedelic new track titled "Déjà Vu,” It's an offering from the South Carolina-born, Bay Area-based chillwave progenitor's forthcoming 10th studio LP MAHAL, coming April 29. After releasing his first nine albums on D.C. indie label Carpark Records, MAHAL will be his Dead Oceans debut.

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The new song, which follows "Postman" and "Magazine" — released together in January along with MAHAL's announcement — and last month's "The Loop" as the forthcoming record's fourth single. It's got a slightly darker, murkier vibe than the project's previously shared cuts, trading Bear's generally plush, dreamy instrumental collages for a crunchy, driving psych-rock guitar straight from the turn of the '70s with period-appropriate bass and drums to match. "Déjà Vu in a town like this / Only simply makes me miss / Everything all about you / Everything that we would do," he sings during a lull in the action, pining for a person lost to the past.

In the track's Justin Morris-directed music video, Bear tours the United States in a white stretch limo with the viewer in tow. Watch it above and check out Toro y Moi's upcoming tour dates below.

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Toro y Moi 2022 North American tour

4/29 - Cincinatti, OH - Brady Music Center*
4/30 - Asheville, NC - Asheville Civic Center*
05/1 - Columbia, SC - The Senate
5/3 - Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre*
5/4 - Richmond, VA - Virginia Credit Union LIVE!*
5/5 - Charleston, SC - Firefly Distillery*
5/7 - Miami, FL - The Fillmore Miami Beach* [SOLD OUT]
5/8 - Miami, FL - The Fillmore Miami Beach* [SOLD OUT]
5/10 - New Orleans, LA - The Republic NOLA^
5/11 - Houston, TX - 713 Music Hall* [SOLD OUT]
6/23 –6/26 - Rothbury, MI - Electric Forest Festival
7/17 - Chicago, IL - Pitchfork Music Festival
7/23 - Seattle, WA - Capitol Hill Block Party
9/23–9/24 - Big Sur, CA - Fernwood Resort [SOLD OUT]

* = w/ Khruangbin
^ = support from Uffie

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Toro y Moi takes a trip through the past on “Déjà Vu”