February 6, 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 monitor ‘Superb Sundown’, the response was ecstatic from followers and press alike.

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

Singer Colin Doran had the next to say concerning the lyrical themes behind the monitor:

“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 quite 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 perhaps sure roads wouldn’t be taken.”

Hear ‘The Previous Faculty Means’ BELOW:

In addition to the brand new music, Hundred Causes have additionally lately introduced the discharge of an official podcast, entitled Stay 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 best way as much as their upcoming 2023 reunion exhibits throughout the UK and new album, Stay Quick, Die Ugly, covers the whole lot 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 Prime Of The Pops appearances, the disbandment, the reunion and the whole lot in between.

Colin had the next to say concerning the podcast:

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

Stay Quick, Die Ugly‘s third episode is offered 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 might effectively have taken many detours for the Aldershot quartet as lives, roles and tasks diverged however in the end their route again to at least one one other got here as one thing of a pure course of. The artistic urge seemingly by no means left the band – Colin Doran (vocals), Larry Hibbitt (guitar, vocals), Andy Gilmour (bass), Andy Bews (drums) – and their first periods 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 artistic 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 type, and later hone and excellent their work with the band’s personal Larry Hibbitt on manufacturing duties. Consequently, Superb Sundown is as vivid, thrilling and as recent a group 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 considering 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 would have liked 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 & competition 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 Timber 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. Completed
6. Proper There With You
7. Insultiment
8. So So Quickly
9. The Previous Faculty Means
10. Wave Kind

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