Following the release of their fourth album ‘THE UNRAVELING OF PUPTHEBAND’ earlier this year, PUP have announced a new live EP ‘PUP Unravels Live In Front Of Everyone They Know’ set for release on 12th October.
Recorded across multiple shows in the band’s hometown of Toronto earlier this year, today they’re sharing live versions of ‘Matilda’ and ‘Robot Writes A Love Song’.
“Hometown shows always kinda trip me out,” says Stefan Babcock. “On one hand, they are the most fun shows to play. Toronto has always rallied behind us and we are so lucky to feel that love. But they are also stressful because you don’t want to screw up in front of everyone you know. All of our families, friends, frenemies, the guy who used to sell me weed at the Wendy’s Drivethru, kids I went to elementary school with, my parents’ neighbours. It’s a lot. I think that sort of anxious chaotic energy is captured on these recordings. PUP live is PUP at our best and also at our worst. Raw, scrappy, and holding on for dear life.”
Check out the live versions of ‘Matilda’ and ‘Robot Writes A Love Song’ below.
‘PUP Unravels Live In Front Of Everyone They Know’ Tracklisting:
1. Four Chords (Live in Toronto / 2022)
2. Totally Fine (Live in Toronto / 2022)
3. Robot Writes A Love Song (Live in Toronto / 2022)
4. Matilda (Live in Toronto / 2022)
5. Relentless (Live in Toronto / 2022)
6. PUPTHEBAND Inc. Is Filing For Bankruptcy (Live in Toronto / 2022)
See PUP live at the following dates:
12 - Leeds, UK @ Leeds Beckett Students Union @#
13 - Manchester, UK @ O2 Ritz @#
14 - London, UK @ The Roundhouse @#
16 - Glasgow, UK @ SWG3 Galvanizers @#
17 - Dublin, IE @ Academy 2 @#
19 - Brighton, UK @ Chalk @#
20 - Bristol, UK @ SWX @#
21 - Birmingham, UK @ O2 Institute @#
23 - Paris, FR @ Backstage @
24 - Brussels, BE @ Ancienne Belgique @
25 - Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg @
26 - Köln, DE @ Bürgerhaus Stollwerck @
28 - Berlin, DE @ So36 @
29 - Warsaw, PL @ Hybrydy @
30 - Prague, CZ @ Rock Café @
01 - Milan, IT @ Bloom @
02 - Munich, DE @ Strom @
03 - Hamburg, DE @ Gruenspan @
05 - Copenhagen, DK @ Pumpehuset ^
07 – Barcelona, ES - Sala Bóveda %
08 - Madrid, ES - Sala Independance %
09 - Tenerife, ES - Cultural %
@ with support from Pom Pom Squad
# with support from NOBRO
^ with support from Poptones
% with support from Pinpilinpussies
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