Broken Social Scene: New Song, Album Title, More
The first song from Broken Social Scene's forthcoming new album, Forgiveness Rock Record, is streaming now on Pitchfork.com. The track, entitled "World Sick," is also available for download via the band's website – www.brokensocialscene.ca.
Forgiveness Rock Record will be released May 4, 2010 on Arts & Crafts. Co-produced by the band and Tortoise's John McEntire at Soma Studios in Chicago, with additional recording at Giant Studio and The Schvitz Studio in Toronto, Forgiveness Rock Record is the follow up to their acclaimed self-titled record, released in 2005.
Broken Social Scene will be playing at this year's SXSW festival, as well as the Sasquatch! Festival. Their remaining U.S. dates are currently sold out. The tour dates are:
3/14/10 Elkton, FL @ Harvest of Hop
3/18/10 Austin, TX @ Stubbs BBQ
3/19/10 Austin, TX @ The Parish
5/1/10 San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore (sold out)
5/3/10 Los Angeles, CA @ Henry Fonda Theatre (sold out)
5/7/10 New York, NY @ Webster Hall (sold out)
5/13/10 London, UK @ Brixton Academy (w/ Pavement)
5/14/10 Minehead, ENG @ ATP
5/15/10 Brighton, ENG @ The Great Escape
5/17/10 London, ENG @ Heaven
5/18/10 Amsterdam, NET @ Melkweg
5/19/10 Cologne, GER @ Buergerhaus Stollwerck
5/21/10 Paris, FRA @ La Maroquinerie
5/23/10 Linz, AUT @ LinzFest
5/24/10 Berlin, GER @ Kesselhaus
5/27/10 Barcelona, SPA @ Primavera Festival
5/29/10 George, WA @ Sasquatch!
6/19/10 Toronto, ON @ Toronto Island (w/ Pavement, Band of Horses)