Speedy Ortiz drops new song “Death Note” and announce upcoming EP

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It’s a busy time to be Speedy Ortiz. The Massachusetts quartet starts a tour with Philly’s own Hop Along in Asbury Park tonight (check out the dates below), and just released a new track. “Death Note” is the first song revealed off the upcoming EP Foiled Again, out June 3rd on Carpark Records.

The catchy chorus of this anime-inspired track masks a darker meaning. In a press release published on Pitchfork, front woman Sadie Dupuis said, “the song is about writing though your depression as a way to get better, and how in that way a death note can be kind of love letter to yourself.”

Take a listen to “Death Note” below — we think you’ll love it.

Speedy Ortiz / Hop Along tour
May 10, 2016 ASBURY PARK, NJ The Wonder Bar
May 11, 2016 BROOKLYN, NY Warsaw
May 12, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC The Black Cat
May 13, 2016 ASHEVILLE, NC The Mothlight
May 14, 2016 ATLANTA, GA 529 Club
May 15, 2016 ORLANDO, FL The Social
May 18, 2016 INDIANAPOLIS, IN The Hi-Fi
May 19, 2016 CHICAGO, IL Thalia Hall
May 20, 2016 DETROIT, MI The Loving Touch
May 21, 2016 TORONTO, ON The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern

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