February 2, 2023
Credit score: Matt Higgs

In October, Hundred Causes introduced that their first album collectively in 15 years, Superb Sundown, is due for launch on twenty fourth Feb 2023 by way of SO Recordings. Sharing the lead single and title observe ‘Superb Sundown’, the response was ecstatic from followers and press alike.

After the follow-up single, ‘New Glasses’ earlier this month advised that Hundred Causes have returned with songs as sturdy as at any level of their profession, right this moment they share a 3rd single that confirms precisely that – one other instant observe that delivers a refrain designed to be sung again at them from a primary pay attention, ‘The Previous Faculty Manner’ is euphoric and nostalgic in equal measures.

Singer Colin Doran had the next to say in regards to the lyrical themes behind the observe:

“The subject material for that is about not taking accountability to your actions. I’ve identified somebody who by no means takes possession of their errors and it’s all the time the fault of another person somewhat than them. These individuals then select to keep away from the topic or the individual wronged to keep away from successfully being referred to as out, when if they only admitted they acted horribly within the first place, then possibly sure roads wouldn’t be taken.”

Hear ‘The Previous Faculty Manner’ BELOW:

In addition to the brand new music, Hundred Causes have additionally not too long ago introduced the discharge of an official podcast, entitled Reside Quick, Die Ugly: The Hundred Causes Podcast, put collectively by Tom Kwei. The four-part podcast sequence chronicles the band in their very own phrases.

From their first-ever efficiency at Kingston’s The Peel on Jan twenty second 2000, all the way in which as much as their upcoming 2023 reunion exhibits throughout the UK and new album, Reside Quick, Die Ugly, covers all the pieces anybody may ever wish to learn about one of many UK’s all-time unsung juggernauts: the worldwide excursions, the fiercely loyal fanbase, the highest 10 album chart breakthrough, the anomalous High Of The Pops appearances, the disbandment, the reunion and all the pieces in between.

Colin had the next to say in regards to the podcast:

“Tom Kwei got here to us with the thought as an enormous fan and we’re fairly certain he is aware of greater than we do in regards to the band, so it was a no brainer saying sure and going forward with it. We by no means thought of ourselves probably the most thrilling band on the planet however seems we even have fairly the story to inform.”

Reside Quick, Die Ugly‘s third episode is accessible to stream now HERE.

Extra about Hundred Causes’ new album, Superb Sundown

The trail to the primary Hundred Causes album in a decade and a half could properly have taken many detours for the Aldershot quartet as lives, roles and tasks diverged however in the end their route again to 1 one other got here as one thing of a pure course of. The inventive urge seemingly by no means left the band – Colin Doran (vocals), Larry Hibbitt (guitar, vocals), Andy Gilmour (bass), Andy Bews (drums) – and their first classes again collectively turned much less about re-capturing the magic of their earlier 4 studio albums or addressing unfinished enterprise. Extra satisfying a rising urge to be inventive collectively as soon as extra. They set about fanning the flame of a spark that was by no means actually extinguished, aiming to seize spontaneity in its rawest kind, and later hone and ideal their work with the band’s personal Larry Hibbitt on manufacturing duties. Consequently, Superb Sundown is as vivid, thrilling and as contemporary a set as they’ve ever produced – distinctly Hundred Causes and full of fireplace.

Lead singer Colin Doran says of the primary writing session, “I got here away from that session not simply feeling nearer to the opposite guys, having not seen them for a while, however pondering the music was f****** superior. All of us checked out one another and knew it was a go.”

“This album isn’t one thing we felt we needed to do. We arrived at a place the place the music was so good that it was one thing we wanted to do.”

Hundred Causes start UK tour dates with particular friends Hell Is For Heroes and My Vitriol in Feb 2023. Tickets can be found right here.

Hundred Causes Spring 2023 UK headline tour dates & pageant dates

Feb 23 – O2 Academy, Leeds
Feb 24 – Barrowland, Glasgow
Feb 25 – Academy, Manchester
Mar 02 – O2 Academy, Bristol – SOLD OUT
Mar 03 – O2 Institute, Birmingham
Mar 04 – O2 Academy Brixton, London
July 08 – 2000 Bushes Pageant

The Old School Way

Hundred Causes – Superb Sundown album tracklisting
Purchase HERE

1. Superb Sundown
2. New Glasses
3. It fits You
4. Replicate
5. Executed
6. Proper There With You
7. Insultiment
8. So So Quickly
9. The Previous Faculty Manner
10. Wave Kind

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