Key change: Tigercub have announced new EP ‘Evolve or Die’

They’ve also shared its first single, ‘The Divided States of Us’.

They’ve already had a pretty busy 2017, touring with Pulled Apart By Horses and heading into a hectic festival season, but Brighton trio Tigercub have announced plans for a brand new EP!

‘Evolve or Die’ is set to be released on 29th September via Alcopop! Records, it’s intended as both as a statement of the band’s own intent, a signal that they’re determined to build on their achievements, but also nods to the fact that they’re attempting to break the mould a little with its release. ‘Evolve or Die’ will be one the first ever pay-what-you-like vinyl release.

Coinciding with the announcement, the band have also shared a brand new single, ‘The Divided States of Us’. Frontman Jamie Hall spoke about the new track in a statement: “There are two sides to ‘Divided States of Us’ - the literal meaning and the metaphorical. Politically I feel like things are almost 50/50 split at the moment, there’s no longer a centre ground, but it’s also about having a divided mental state internally”.

He continued: “A lot of people are frustrated right now and that’s definitely how I feel. The song’s kind of about how opposites can exist as the same thing in your psyche, how there can be hypocrisy in your own head where you’re totally at odds with yourself; being confused and not being able to fully commit to an idea, logic against emotion, constantly pulling away from each other. The song has no answers to our problems, but it’s about empathy. We’re together in that cathartic creation with other people who have been through that shared experience”.

Listen to ‘The Divided States of Us’ below.

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