The Twilight Sad are back! Fresh from playing last Saturday’s BST Hyde Park show with The Cure, the band have shared new single ’I/m Not Here [missing face]’ and announced a slew of tour dates.
The new track - the band’s first since 2014 LP ‘Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave’ - is an intense, driving cut that’s as emotional and striking as we’ve come to expect from the Scots, who have signed to Mogwai’s Rock Action Records for their upcoming new album.
As vocalist James Graham explains, the new track concerns “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 adds: “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.”
The band are also set to head out on an extensive tour, with dates across the UK, Europe and the US.
View the dates and listen to ’I/m Not Here [missing face]’ below.