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Listen: The Horrors - “Weighed Down”

V Due Out September 22 via Wolftone/Caroline

Sep 11, 2017
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The Horrors are releasing their fifth album, the fittingly titled V, on September 22 via Wolftone/Caroline. Previously they shared its first single "Machine," as well as a video for "Machine," which was followed by the album's expansive six-minute long closing track, "Something to Remember Me By" (which had euphoric electronic overtones and was our #1 Song of the Week). Now they have shared another song from the album, the almost as expansive (it's also over six minutes long), but not as dance-y "Weighed Down." Listen below, followed by the band's upcoming tour dates.

Paul Epworth (London Grammar, Florence and the Machine, Bloc Party, Adele) produced V at the Church Studios, in North London. It's the follow-up to 2014's Luminous.

A previous press release promised that the album is diverse and that the band refuses "to stand still." As lead singer Faris Badwan puts it in the press release: "It is a risk. But life isn't much fun without risk. It's the antithesis of being creative if you know what you're going to be doing every time."

Keyboardist Tom Cowan added in the press release: "It's natural, if you do see yourself as an artist, to progress and not play it safe. Bowie pre-empted the modern condition of not being able to stay in one place for very long, and I get frustrated with bands who stay still. Because then it does become a career."

Bassist Rhys Webb also had this to say: "When we started, we had a very clear idea of what we wanted to do, which was to make as furious a noise as possible, a fast and violent racket. But even though we started with this punky garage sound there was always this real spirit of wanting to experiment and explore."

The Horrors Tour Dates:

U.S. Tour Dates:
Sep 16 Los Angeles, CA - Spaceland Block Party
Sep 18 Brooklyn, NY - Rough Trade NYC
Sep 19 Brooklyn, NY - Rough Trade NYC

U.K. Tour Dates:

Oct 16 Belfast, UK - Mandela Hall
Oct 17 Dublin, IE - Tivoli
Oct 19 Glasgow, UK - QMU
Oct 20 Newcastle, UK - Newcastle University
Oct 21 Leeds, UK - Leeds University
Oct 22 Liverpool, UK - Academy 1
Oct 24 Birmingham, UK - Institute
Oct 25 Bristol, UK - Bierkeller
Oct 26 Cambridge, UK - The Junction
Oct 28 Brighton, UK - Acca
Oct 29 London, UK - Koko

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