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Fucked Up Share New Song “House of Keys”

Dose Your Dreams Due Out October 5 via Merge

Sep 10, 2018 Fucked Up
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Fucked Up are releasing a new double album, Dose Your Dreams, on October 5 via Merge, their first for the label (in Canada it’s out on Arts & Crafts). Previously they shared two songs from it, “Raise Your Voice Joyce” and “Two I’s Closed,” via a joint lyric video. Now they have shared another song from the album, “House of Keys.” Listen below, followed by the band’s upcoming tour dates.

A press release describes the song in this manner: “‘House of Keys’ is the chapter in this epic where protagonist David-having been sent on a vision quest and had his eyes opened by revolutionary anarchist fighter Joyce-sees the true nature of music and art in this society, and seeks something greater. At the center of it all is Damian Abraham’s scream, the aural manifestation of David: a man chained, a man tortured, a true protagonist.”

Owen Pallett wrote the bio for the album. “I was sent an unfinished version of Dose Your Dreams so that I might contribute string parts. I couldn’t stop listening to the rough mixes I received. A friend asked me how the record was. I replied, ‘My God, Fucked Up have made their Screamadelica,’” Pallett wrote, referencing Primal Scream’s classic 1991 album. “And psych-rock-groove it is. The drums mixed wide, propensity for drones, for delay pedal, for repetition, groove. The politics and aesthetics of hardcore married to an ‘open format’ approach to genre. Elements of doo-wop, Krautrock, groove, digital hardcore.”

Fucked Up Tour Dates:

Sep 14 Victoria, BC - Rifflandia Festival
Oct 19 Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern
Nov 02 Quebec, QC - L’Anti
Nov 03 Ottawa, ON - The 27 Club
Nov 04 Montreal, QC - La Sala Rossa
Nov 05 Burlington, VT - ArtsRiot
Nov 06 Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall
Nov 08 Brooklyn, NY - Market Hotel
Nov 09 Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church
Nov 10 Washington, DC - Rock & Roll Hotel
Nov 11 Raleigh, NC - Kings
Nov 12 Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade (Purgatory Stage)
Nov 13 Nashville, TN - The High Watt
Dec 04 Phoenix, AZ - The Crescent Ballroom
Dec 05 San Diego, CA - Soda Bar
Dec 06 Los Angeles, CA - Echoplex
Dec 07 Pomona, CA - The Glass House
Dec 08 Berkeley, CA - Cornerstone
Dec 10 Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
Dec 11 Seattle, WA - The Crocodile
Dec 12 Vancouver, BC - Fox Cabaret
Jan 19 Dublin, IE - Grand Social
Jan 20 Manchester, UK - Ruby Lounge
Jan 21 Newcastle, UK - Think Tank
Jan 22 Glasgow, UK - King Tuts
Jan 23 Leeds, UK - Belgrave
Jan 24 Brighton, UK - Patterns
Jan 25 London, UK - The Garage
Jan 26 Antwerp, BE - Zappa
Jan 27 Amsterdam, NL - Melkweg
Jan 28 Cologne, DE - MTC
Jan 29 Berlin, DE - Cassiopeia
Jan 30 Hamburg, DE - Molotow

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