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Bad Suns announce new album Apocalypse Whenever, out Jan 28th – listen now to “When the World Was Mine”


Los Angeles-based band Bad Suns have announced their fourth studio album Apocalypse Whenever out January 28 via Epitaph Records.

Produced by long-time collaborator Eric Palmquist, Apocalypse Whenever their fourth studio album, sees Bad Suns take a more conceptual approach to their songwriting, resulting in their most sophisticated work to date.

The 13-track album was conceived as “the soundtrack to a movie that doesn’t yet exist,” setting the scene as the album’s protagonist washes up on the shores of a fictionalized LA after a near-death experience at the hands of the turbulent ocean. In order to fully conceptualize their story, the band did what any good director would do; assembling a mood board, filtering their neo-noir version of Los Angeles through the dreamlike haziness of author Haruki Murakami, the futuristic flair of Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Blade Runner, and the lifted cinematography of Spike Jonze’s HER.

“Throughout the course of the album, the main character is forced to re-evaluate everything that’s happened in their life,” vocalist Christo Bowman explains. “Ultimately, the takeaway they’re left with is, ‘This could all end at any time, so instead of moaning about things, I’m going to make the most of it.’”

Alongside the announcement, the band unveil “When The World Was Mine,” which finds their protagonist nostalgic for what once was.

BAD SUNS TOUR DATES
*supporting Angels & Airwaves
9/29 – Riverside, CA – Riverside Municipal Auditorium
9/30 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
10/2 – Troutdale, OR – McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheater
10/3 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
10/5 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Union Event Center
10/6 – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
10/8 – Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theatre
10/10 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
10/12 – Newport, KY – Ovation
10/13 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
10/15 – Oxon Hill, MD – MGM National Harbor
10/16 – Columbus, OH – Express Live!
10/17 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
10/19 – Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
10/20 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
10/22 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
10/23 – New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom
10/24 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
10/26 – St Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
10/27 – Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
10/28 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
10/30 – Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom
10/31 – Austin, TX – ACL Live @ Moody Theater
11/1 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
11/3 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
11/5 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
11/6 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
11/7 – San Diego, CA – SOMA

Apocalypse Whenever album art:

Apocalypse Whenever track list:

  1. Apocalypse Whenever
  2. Summer Lightning
  3. Baby Blue Shades
  4. Peachy
  5. When The World Was Mine
  6. Wishing Fountains
  7. Electric Circus
  8. Nightclub (Waiting for You)
  9. Life Was Easier When I Only Cared About Me
  10. Heaven Is A Place In My Head
  11. Silently Screaming
  12. Grace (I Think I’m In Love Again)
  13. Symphony Of Lights

 

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