The Twilight Sad Share New Song “I/m Not Here [missing face]” and Announce Tour Dates

Band Now Signed to Mogwai’s Rock Action Label

Jul 10, 2018
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Scotland's The Twilight Sad have shared a brand new song, "I/m Not Here [missing face]," and announced some new tour dates. This is the band's first new music since signing to Mogwai's label, Rock Action, and their recent performances with The Cure. Listen to the song below, followed by the tour dates and the cover art for the single.  

On "I/m Not Here [missing face]" frontman James Graham sings "I don't want to be around you anymore" and in a press release he says the song is "about my ongoing battle with not liking myself, trying to be a good person but constantly feeling like I'm failing myself and everyone I care about." 

The band's Andy MacFarlane had this to say about the musical basis for the song: "I was attempting to play 'Ogives' by Erik Satie, but I'm really shit at the piano so it didn't happen, but I came up with the music using those chord shapes. So from my perspective, it's a bad cover version of that piece of music."   

Of the tour dates, Graham says in the press release: "I'm really excited to start playing again. I've got the drive and I want us to get back out there and do it from a new perspective. We all enjoy playing, we need to rehearse these songs with a new drummer... but it's all such uncharted territory, l think that's why it's exciting to me. I can't tell exactly what's going to happen. I like that chaotic side of it."  

He also commented on signing to Rock Action: "To be able to say that we're on that record label, to try and give something back for all the good faith they've had in us over the years. Mogwai took us on tour early on, introduced us to Robert [Smith]. They've been a through line for us and I'm excited to be a part of that label."

The Twilight Sad Tour Dates: 

Oct 9th | Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour
Oct 10th | San Diego, CA - Casbah
Oct 12th | Tustin, CA - Marty's On Newport
Oct 14th | San Francisco, CA - Independent
Oct 17th | Portland, OR - Doug Fir
Oct 19th | Seattle, WA - Crocodile
Oct 20th | Vancouver, BC - Fox
Oct 25th | St. Paul, MN - Turf Club
Oct 26th | Chicago, IL - Theater on the Lake
Oct 27th | Toronto, ON - Velvet Underground
Oct 28th | Montreal, QC - Ritz
Oct 30th | Boston, MA - Middle East Downstairs
Nov 1st | Brooklyn, NY - Elsewhere
Nov 2nd | Philadelphia, PA - Boot & Saddle
Nov 3rd | Washington, DC - U Street Music Hall
Nov 10th | Paris, FR - Point FMR
Nov 11th | Wiesbaden, DE - Sclachthof
Nov 12th | Munich, DE - Ampere
Nov 13th | Vienna, AT - Chelsea
Nov 15th | Berlin, DE - Musik & Frieden
Nov 16th | Hamburg, DE - Molotow
Nov 17th | Amsterdam, NL - Paradiso
Nov 18th | Brussels, BE - Botanique
Nov 27th | London, UK - Bush Hall
Nov 29th | Edinburgh, UK - Liquid Rooms

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