February 5, 2023
Photograph credit score: Dan Monick

New York indie juggernauts We Are Scientists have teased extra new materials from their forthcoming file with a blinding single ‘Fortunate Simply To Be Right here’.

Lowering the tempo however ratcheting the depth, the brand new observe simmers earlier than it boils, providing a distinction to the 2 breakneck tunes already launched from the pair’s lately introduced eighth studio album, ‘Lobes’ (due on twentieth January 2023 through 100% Information).

“When folks take into consideration We Are Scientists — and so they typically do — they most likely take into consideration danceable beats, anthemic sing-along choruses, and the best, most energetic reside reveals they‘ve had the great fortune to attend. What they’re maybe much less probably to think about are aching, bittersweet ruminations on time’s relentless chisel-work or the pang of on the spot nostalgia that comes as our lives our hewn, with every passing second. I imply, they most likely don’t consider these issues, with us, proper? Effectively, ‘Fortunate Simply To Be Right here’ may change that for lots of listeners. The tune is a uncommon second of quiet for us, though, sure, it does nonetheless finally explode with the form of exhilarating bombast upon which we’ve constructed our status, so followers who concern the form of existential change that this tune confronts can relaxation assured that some issues — some important issues, like We Are Scientists’ unrestrained vitality — stay fixed.”

‘Fortunate Simply To Be Right here’ is the following single to be revealed from the aforementioned file ‘Lobes’, which is the band’s second self-produced outing. Test it out under:

We Are Scientists will even be heading out on the highway, finishing an in depth tour of the UK and Europe in assist of the file all through February, March and April 2023. Just lately introduced dates for the ‘Present Lobes’ tour embrace a London headline present on the lately relaunched KOKO in Camden on third March. As we speak they’re additionally sharing which assist acts shall be becoming a member of them on the highway – Eevah will heat up the group in Manchester while Bleach Lab will be part of the invoice from Glasgow to London, Cherym will seem in Belfast and Dublin, and Liz Lawrence will play earlier than the duo throughout Europe.

The upcoming new album follows on from the weighty indie rock masterpiece HUFFY (2021), and while the origins of songs written for ‘Lobes’ started across the identical time, the impression to this point suggests they grew into a completely totally different musical universe. The album’s lead single ‘Operator Error’ and follow-up ‘Much less From You’ are an thrilling style of the contemporary route anticipated on ‘Lobes’, and have already obtained reward within the UK from the likes of the BBC and NME.

‘Lobes’ by We Are Scientists is due out on twentieth January 2023 through 100% Information. 

Present Lobes Tour Dates – UK & Europe 2023

19.02.2023 UK Manchester – Gorilla
20.02.2023 UK Belfast – Limelight 2
21.02.2023 IE Dublin – Whelan’s
23.02.2023 UK Glasgow – Oran Mor
24.02.2023 UK Newcastle – Northumbria Uni
25.02.2023 UK Leeds – Wardrobe
26.02.2023 UK Bristol – Thekla
28.02.2023 UK Birmingham – O2 Institute 2
01.03.2023 UK Nottingham – Rescue Rooms
02.03.2023 UK Southampton – Engine Rooms
03.03.2023 UK London – KOKO

26.03.2023 FR Paris – Le Petit Bain
27.03.2023 NL Maastricht – Muziekgieterij
28.03.2023 BE Antwerp – Kavka
30.03.2023 NL Amsterdam – Paradiso Noord
31.03.2023 DE Cologne – Luxor
02.04.2023 DE Hamburg – Knust
03.04.2023 DE Berlin – Hole44
04.04.2023 DE Leipzig – WERK 2
05.04.2023 DE Nuremberg – Z-Bau
07.04.2023 CZ Prague – Futurum
08.04.2023 SK Bratislava – Nová Cvernovka
09.04.2023 AU Vienna – Flex
11.04.2023 DE Munich – Hansa 39
12.04.2023 DE Wiesbaden – Schlachthof (Kesselhaus)
14.04.2023 FR Lille – L’Aéronef Membership

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