Leathers (Deftones song)
|Single by Deftones|
|from the album Koi No Yokan|
|Released||September 19, 2012|
|Format||Digital download, cassette|
|Genre||Alternative metal, experimental rock|
|Writer(s)||Stephen Carpenter, Abe Cunningham, Chino Moreno, Frank Delgado, Sergio Vega|
"Leathers" is the first single from the American alternative metal band Deftones' seventh album, Koi No Yokan, and their 17th single overall. The song was made available on September 19, 2012 for free download on the band's official website, before being released as a digital download on iTunes. It was also the first Koi No Yokan track to be made public, almost two months before the album was officially released.
Deftones also issued the song as a cassette single, featuring album track "Rosemary" as a B-side, during the promotional North American tour of October-November 2012. The cassette single was available at the merchandise stand to the first 50 fans at each stop of the tour who preordered Koi No Yokan.
There was no music video filmed for "Leathers".
- Abe Cunningham − drums
- Stephen Carpenter − guitar
- Frank Delgado − samples, keyboards
- Chino Moreno − vocals, guitar
- Sergio Vega − bass
- Technical personnel
- Young, Alex (September 19, 2012). "New Music: Deftones – "Leathers"". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved December 27, 2012.
- "Deftones preview new album 'Koi No Yokan' with free download 'Leathers'". NME. September 20, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2012.
- Hartmann, Graham (September 19, 2012). "Deftones Release New Song 'Leathers' As Free Download + 'Koi No Yokan' Track Listing". Loudwire. Retrieved December 27, 2012.
- Free "Leathers" Download + Official KOI NO YOKAN Track Listing
- "Leathers" & "Rosemary" Cas-Single