My Idol Family is Howl’s second album and comes out on 27 October.
Following on from his 2015 debut Sir Vices. Enthralled by soundtracks and pop music in all its forms, here he updates classic motifs to create a signature aesthetic. Introducing strings and lush orchestration to dazzling effect, he is comfortable with both wide-open song structures and intimate headphone tracks. With this album Howl reveals his true talent as a songwriter and arranger, mixing well-crafted storytelling with a dry wit, it is also more ambitious, touching on themes of idol worship, friends and the family unit.