New Fucked Up – “Twice Born”

The new Fucked Up’s really good. (I’m still digesting it, so hard to say if it tops Hidden World, but it definitely gives it a run…) As mentioned when posting “No Epiphany,” The Chemistry of Common Life’s a collection of lush, kick-ass wall-of-sound hardcore rock ‘n’ roll that adds flute, horns, organs, and ambient/fuzzy instrumentals to vocalist Pink Eye’s gruff shouts and the rest of the Torontonians FU instrumentation. My personal favorite’s opener “Son The Father,” but before we get to that, another shout-a-long anthem “Twice Born”‘s been chosen as the album’s second lead track.

Fucked Up – “Twice Born” (MP3)

The Chemistry Of Common Life is out 10/7 via Matador.

Fucked Up’s blog is worth visiting. As are the band’s live shows. They’re joined on a string of dates by the Vivian Girls, who sing backup on The Chemistry.

09/04 – Olympia WA @ Midnight Sun
09/05 – Seattle WA @ The Vera Project
09/06 – Portland OR @ Satyricon
09/07 – Vancouver BC @ 19+
10/11 – Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rosa
10/12 – Boston, MA @ Great Scott #
10/13 – Danbury, CT @ Heirloom Arts Theatre #
10/15 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom #
10/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Market Hotel #
10/17 – Baltimore, MD @ Sonar #
10/18 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary #
10/19 – Washington, DC @ Rock And Roll Hotel #
10/20 – Columbus, OH @ Skully’s
10/21 – St Louis, MO @ The Bluebird
10/22 – Iowa City, IA @ The Picador
10/23 – Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s Rock Club
10/24 – Pontiac, MI @ The Pike Room
10/25 – Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place

# w/ Vivian Girls

[Photo by David Waldman]

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