Forest Swords Announces New Album, Shares "Arms Out" Single, 'Compassion' Out May 5th on Ninja Tune

Forest Swords, aka acclaimed Merseyside-based producer Matthew Barnes, returns with his eagerly anticipated new full-length record.

Compassion, the follow-up to 2013's critically lauded debut “Engravings”, will be released on May 5th via Ninja Tune. The album will be followed by a set of multidisciplinary projects expanding the themes and concepts across wider disciplines, overseen by Forest Swords’ own Dense Truth, an experimental art studio and record label.

With today’s announcement he shares the single “Arms Out.” Listen/Watch below:

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Forest Swords – Compassion

(May 5th - Ninja Tune)

War It

The Highest Flood



Border Margin Barrier

Arms Out



Raw Language

Knife Edge

Listen to Previously Shared “The Highest Flood”