Brendan Canning – “Book It To Fresno” (Stereogum Premiere)

In August, Broken Social Scene’s Brendan Canning will release his third solo album Home Wrecking Years, his first since 2013’s You Gots 2 Chill. In addition to Canning, the album features fellow Broken Social Scene members Sam Goldberg and Justin Peroff, as well as the Stills/Kings Of Leon’s Liam O’Neil. Today, we are premiering “Book It To Fresno,” the LP’s first single, a nearly five-minute melodic pulse-pounder with a chorus that reminds us, “I’m not here to laugh at your mistakes.” Check it out below.

Tracklist:

01 “Book It To Fresno”
02 “Vibration Walls”
03 “Keystone Dealers”
04 “Hey Marika, Get Born”
05 “Once I Was A Runner”
06 “Nashville Late Pass”
07 “Work Out In The Wash”
08 “Money Mark”
09 “Sleeping Birds Like Lasers”
10 “Baby’s Going Her Own Way”

Home Wrecking Years is out 8/12 on Arts & Crafts. Pre-order it from the label or iTunes, and stream “Book It To Fresno” at Apple Music.