Ahead of their appearance at SXSW next week, The Get Up Kids have announced details of their new album ‘Problems’.
Produced by Peter Katis - who has worked with the likes of Kurt Vile and The National) - their first album in eight years is set for release on 10th May via Big Scary Monsters.
The tracklisting for ‘Problems’ is as follows.
2. The Problem Is Me
4. Now Or Never
5. Lou Barlow
6. Fairweather Friends
7. Common Ground
8. Waking Up Alone
9. The Advocate
10. Symphony of Silence
12. Your Ghost Is Gone
The band have also shared the record’s first single ‘Satellite’. Speaking of the track, the band’s frontman Matt Pryor has said: “I started writing ‘Satellite’ about my son who’s 14 and a total introvert - not antisocial, he just genuinely likes to keep to himself. But then somewhere down the line I started singing about myself - about how even when you’re playing a show to a room full of people, I can still feel anxious and isolated.”
Check out their upcoming live shows and listen to ‘Satellite’ below.
13 SXSW: The Mohawk - Polyvinyl Record Co. / Double Double Whammy / Big Scary Monsters + Friends Showcase
14 SXSW: Scoot Inn - Brooklyn Bowl Family Reunion
25 Slam Dunk North, Leeds
26 Slam Dunk South, Hatfield
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The band’s first album in eight years (!) is out next month.