Dear Science, is the upcoming third studio album from New York's TV on the Radio. It is due to be released on September 22, 2008 in most countries, with a release of September 23, 2008 in North America. The album will be released on Interscope Records, with 4AD taking the worldwide distribution.
On August 11 music website DrownedinSound.com ran a comprehensive track-by-track preview of the album, as did Wireless Bollinger on the 26th August.link On August 19 the track "Golden Age" became available for streaming on the band's official website
TV on the Radio (often abbreviated to TVOTR) is a New York City indie rock band formed in 2001 whose music spans genres as diverse as free jazz, a cappella/doo-wop, soul, shoegaze and electro. The group has released several EPs including their debut Young Liars (2003), and two acclaimed albums, 2004's Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes and their most recent, Return to Cookie Mountain (2006), which received wider notice and appeared near the top of several end-of-year lists. Rolling Stone magazine voted it the fourth best album of the year, and Spin voted the band as 2006 Artist of the Year.
TV on the Radio is comprised of Tunde Adebimpe (vocals/loops), David Andrew Sitek (guitars/keyboards/loops), Kyp Malone (vocals/guitars/loops) along with Jaleel Bunton (drums) and Gerard Smith (bass). Other contributors include Katrina Ford of the band Celebration (vocals), Kazu Makino of the band Blonde Redhead (vocals), Martin Perna (saxophones, flute) of Antibalas, David Bowie (vocals) and Nick Zinner (guitar) of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.