Just Announced: The Front Bottoms are coming to The Fillmore with new tunes this November; listen to single, “Raining”

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Jersey pop punks The Front Bottoms have a delightful surprise to share on this fine morrow. It comes in the form of shiny new tunes — more specifically — an upcoming album titled Going Grey, which will be out on October 13th via Fueled By Ramen. 

But WAIT, there’s more. They also have a single for you to fill your ear holes with right this second, a video for said single, and the secure knowledge that there is a Philly show to attend in the fall. So considerate, these two.

With track “Raining,” Front Bottoms retain their signature poppy punk sounds while swirling in a string of folky, lo-fi elements. Take the beginning of the tune — featuring bare acoustics and a whirring synth, the song immediately conjures up some early (Sandy) Alex G, “Gnaw” vibes.

Lyrically, the single is painfully honest and raw as frontman Brian Sella details the dilapidating effects of living with hidden mental health issues. Singing “on the outside I was fine, on the inside I was all torn up,” Sella further underlines this constant, toxic binary as he goes on to cheerfully spit out the sarcastic lines “’cause I feel absolute fantastic.”

Don’t miss Front Bottoms at The Fillmore on November 22nd with Basement & Bad Bad Hats. Tickets go on sale here this Friday at 12 PM. Listen to “Raining” and check out the album artwork for Going Grey below.


The Front Bottoms/Basement/Bad Bad Hats — 2017 Tour Dates
Oct 19 House of Blues Boston, MA
Oct 20 College Street Music Hall New Haven, CT
Oct 21 Starland Ballroom Sayreville, NJ
Oct 22 Buffalo RiverWorks Buffalo, NY
Oct 24 The Fillmore Detroit, MI
Oct 25 House of Blues Cleveland, OH
Oct 26 Metro Chicago, IL
Oct 27 House Of Blues Chicago, IL
Oct 29 The Pageant St. Louis, MO
Oct 31 Ogden Theatre Denver, CO
Nov 01 The Complex Salt Lake City, UT
Nov 03 Crystal Ballroom Portland, OR
Nov 04 Neptune Theatre Seattle, WA
Nov 06 REGENCY BALLROOM San Francisco, CA
Nov 07 The Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
Nov 10 House of Blues San Diego, CA
Nov 11 Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, NV
Nov 12 The Van Buren Phoenix, AZ
Nov 14 House Of Blues Houston, TX
Nov 15 House of Blues Dallas, TX
Nov 16 Emo’s Austin, TX
Nov 18 The Masquerade Atlanta, GA
Nov 19 House Of Blues Orlando, FL
Nov 21 The Fillmore Charlotte, NC
Nov 22 The Fillmore Philadelphia, PA
Nov 24 The Fillmore Silver Spring, MD
Nov 25 Terminal 5 New York, NY

 

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