Listen We Are Scientists share “rare moment of quiet” in new single ‘Lucky Just To Be Here’

Photo: Dan Monick

Their new album ‘Lobes’ is out in January.

Ahead of the release of their eighth studio album ‘Lobes’ on 20th January via 100% Records, We Are Scientists have released their latest single ‘Lucky Just To Be Here’.

“When people think about We Are Scientists — and they often do — they probably think about danceable beats, anthemic sing-along choruses, and the greatest, most energetic live shows they‘ve had the good fortune to attend,” the band say. “What they’re perhaps less likely to think of are aching, bittersweet ruminations on time’s relentless chisel-work or the pang of instant nostalgia that comes as our lives our hewn, with each passing moment. I mean, they probably don’t think of those things, with us, right? Well, ‘Lucky Just To Be Here’ may just change that for a lot of listeners. The song is a rare moment of quiet for us, although, yes, it does still eventually explode with the sort of exhilarating bombast upon which we’ve built our reputation, so fans who fear the sort of existential change that this song confronts can rest assured that some things — some essential things, like We Are Scientists’ unrestrained vitality — remain constant.”

Have a listen to ‘Lucky Just To Be Here’ below.

See We Are Scientists live at the following dates:

FEBRUARY
19 UK Manchester – Gorilla
20 UK Belfast – Limelight 2
21 IE Dublin – Whelan’s
23 UK Glasgow – Oran Mor
24 UK Newcastle – Northumbria Uni
25 UK Leeds – Wardrobe
26 UK Bristol – Thekla
28 UK Birmingham – O2 Institute 2

MARCH
01 UK Nottingham – Rescue Rooms
02 UK Southampton – Engine Rooms
03 UK London – KOKO
26 FR Paris – Le Petit Bain
27 NL Maastricht – Muziekgieterij
28 BE Antwerp – Kavka
30 NL Amsterdam – Paradiso Noord
31 DE Cologne – Luxor

APRIL
02 DE Hamburg – Knust
03 DE Berlin – Hole44
04 DE Leipzig – WERK 2
05 DE Nuremberg – Z-Bau
07 CZ Prague – Futurum
08 SK Bratislava – Nová Cvernovka
09 AU Vienna – Flex
11 DE Munich – Hansa 39
12 DE Wiesbaden – Schlachthof (Kesselhaus)
14 FR Lille – L’Aéronef Club

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