Newly signed band Lower is set to release their full-length debut album, “Seek Warmer Climes,” on June 17 through Matador Records/Escho/Big Love.
Hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark, the experimental punk group has already released several songs, including a four-song EP. They formed in 2009.
For a punk band who’s not shy about the fact that they use a cello in their music also shows they’re not afraid of alienating any true-to-form punk purists.
Watch a live studio version of the bass-heavy “Bastard Tactics,” with that cello.
Here’s what the band said about this previously unreleased song:
“The song is concerned with the pursuit of company in night life, and the realization that the way we have come to praise this is not always in vogue with what it really does to people. Losing your true self and awkwardly resorting to bastard tactics to bring in game, is a universal feeling.”
The band is on tour around the United States, supported at some shows by Fucked Up.
Listen to the song “Lost Weight, Perfect Skin.”
Hopefully you’re near one of these locations to check them out:
5/17 Los Angeles, CA @ The Church On York (with Iceage, Puce Mary, Sexdrome)
5/18 Phoenix, AZ @ Wall Street
5/19 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
5/20 Reno, NV @ Holland Project
5/21 San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
5/22 Oakland, CA @ 1234 Go!
5/23 Bakersfield, CA @ Munoz Boxing Gym
5/24 Los Angeles, CA @ E 7th Street
5/27 New Haven, CT @ Cafe Nine
5/28 New York, NY @ Home Sweet Home (Nothing Changes)
5/29 Philadelphia, CA @ Golden Tea House
5/30 Brooklyn, NY @ Acheron
6/10 Paris, FR @ Point Ephemere
6/15 Manchester, UK @ Gorilla (with Fucked Up)
6/16 Newcastle, UK @ The Cluny (with Fucked Up)
6/17 Leeds, UK @ Belgrave (with Fucked Up)
6/18 London, UK @ Koko (with Fucked Up)
You can preorder from Matador if you so desire.