The first M83 record was put out in 2001 and this is the sixth offering from Anthony Gonzales, the man behind the shoegaze-infused electronic pop sound.
Perhaps the record that brought his work to a wider audience in the UK was 2008's nostalgia-soaked nod to his teenage years Saturdays = Youth.
Over the past few years, he's opened for the likes of Kings Of Leon, The Killers and Depeche Mode.
The French songwriter has de-camped to the sunnier climbs of Hollywood and now resides in LA.
Here Anthony speaks to me for BBC 6 Music News about the new album, getting Zola Jesus on board on its opening track and working with a member of Beck...