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[SONG OF THE DAY] Art Brut - "Hospital!"
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omfg Art Brut is back 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

I really wish I had recorded my reaction when I saw the email that started with “ART BRUT ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM” because I’m pretty sure I looked like I was having a seizure, which is fitting because the newest single from the forthcoming album, Wham! Bang! Pow! Let’s Rock Out!, is called “Hospital!”. The song details singer Eddie Argos’ reaction to being in a German hospital for almost a full month after having a surgery that had a few complications.

"The only thing that kept me sane was the mantra that eventually became this song,” Argos said. “Every single lyric was written and repeated over and over again as I suffered numerous indignities. Songwriting is something I've always used to alleviate stress and on this occasion I really tested it to its limits. What I am most impressed by is that even when I'm at death’s door and pumped full of morphine, staggering around and collapsing all the time, I can still write a comical call-and-response backing vocal to amuse myself.”

As a longtime fan since the Bang Bang Rock & Roll days I am very glad to hear that said ordeal is three years behind Argos, although I’m not sure to what extent we should be concerned that he playfully added, “I've broken all the promises I make to myself in this song.”

It’s been 7 YEARS since the London rockers released their last studio full length, Brilliant! Tragic! so my near seizure-like reaction was the appropriate response. Fortunately we don’t have to wait too terribly long for Wham! Bang! Pow! Let’s Rock Out!. It drops on November 23rd.

In addition to the album announcement, you lucky folks across the pond get to see the band live as early as November 7th. No word on US/North American dates yet but I’m sure those are coming, too.

Oh oh and there’s a music video for the song starring “Eggy Argos” (lol) that’s super cute and worth a watch too!

Art Brut Live Dates:

11/7/18 LONDON, U.K. BOSTON MUSIC ROOMS *SOLD OUT*

1/17/19 LONDON, U.K. GARAGE

2/15/19 BIRMINGHAM, U.K. HARE AND HOUNDS

2/16/19 BRISTOL, U.K. THE EXCHANGE

2/17/19 CARDIFF, U.K. THE GLOBE

2/18/19 OXFORD, U.K. THE BULLINGDON

2/19/19 LIVERPOOL, U.K. PHASE ONE

2/20/19 EDINBURGH, U.K. SNEAKY PETE’S

2/21/19 GLASGOW, U.K. STEREO

2/22/19 MANCHESTER, U.K. YES

2/23/19 BRIGHTON, U.K. THE HAUNT

3/2/19 SOUTHAMPTON, U.K. THE JOINERS

3/3/19 GUILDFORD, U.K. BOILEROOM

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Really feeling this week's mixtape you guys.

Really feeling this week's mixtape you guys.

Can't stop. Won't stop. Can't stop working. But it's chill though, the atmosphere I've been launched into has me surrounded by people who are music junkies just like me! In fact, I found Michl courtesy of one of my dope new friends at the office I'm in right now. (Thanks dude!) Sprout and I also hit up Honne on Tuesday this week where we hung out in the dungeon of a basement at Mercury Lounge and chatted with with James and Andy before they got the entire place pregnant. It's good to be busy. Then we had Flagship at Rough Trade on Friday night. Those guys were super great too. Can't wait to interview them and officially usher them into the skoa fam. But yeah, there's a lot going on but the majority of it is awesome. I guess you could say I'm #stressedbutalsoblessed. I hope you enjoyed this week's show. I'd love to hear from you if I just introduced you to your new favorite song (I know I'm kind of obsessing over SOULS right now).

Until next week!

<3

kibbe!

 

And here's the headlines I rushed through that you can read more about (and you should so you're smarter than everyone else):

As always, feel free to snag the Spotify playlist below so you can listen to the sweet jams I picked out for you on the go!

[Watch] Art Brut - "Lost Weekend"

Check out the video for Art Brut's latest single, "Lost Weekend" from their upcoming album Brilliant! Tragic! which drops on May 23rd, courtesy of Cooking Vinyl.

Paste has graciously offered to stream the album in full until it drops, so you can head over here to check it out.

The band will also be heading out on tour in support of the album starting at the end of the month. Check out tour dates after the jump!

Art Brut On Tour:
May 30  Lexington, London
May 31 Lexington, London
June 1 Lexington, London
June 2 Lexington, London
June 3 Lexington, London
June 15 Chicago, IL - Double Door
June 16 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom
June 17 Toronto, Ontario - Mod Club
June 18 Montreal, Quebec - Il Motore
June 20 Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall
June 22 Washington, DC - Black Cat
June 23 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall Williamsburg

[Listen] Art Brut - "Lost Weekend"

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Our buddies over at Pitchfork had the exclusive on "Lost Weekend", the first single from Art Brut's upcoming fourth album, Brilliant! Tragic!, which is out on May 23rd courtesy of Cooking Vinyl.

I gotta say, I was really thrown off by Eddie Argos' voice on the single. Totally different from the loud "talk-rock" that I'm used to. He's like whispering or something? I don't hate it, just was surprised. Very cute love song; the content makes me think along the lines of Example's "Watch The Sun Come Up". Hard to hate songs about love!

Art Brut - "Lost Weekend" by Some Kind of Awesome

What do you think of "Lost Weekend"?