Alvvays Announce New Album ‘Antisocialites’

Alvvays Announce New Album 'Antisocialites'

Alvvays’ new album Antisocialites, is due for release this September via Polyvinyl. The album is the follow-up to their debut album . the Toronto band, dive back into the deep-end of reckless romance and altered dates. Ice cream truck jangle collides with prismatic noise pop while Molly Rankin’s wit is refracted through crystalline surf counterpoint. Through thoughtful consideration in basement and abroad,

After posting a cryptic cartoon for fans last week, the group today released the excellent strum-n-thrummer “In Undertow,” a breakup fantasy that is both crushing and charming for its level-headedness. “You find a wave and try to hold on for as long as you can, you made a mistake you’d like to erase and I understand,” sings Rankin, her voice full longing, not for another person necessarily, but for what to do next. “Meditate, play solitaire, take up self-defense,” Molly continues, laundry-listing some strategies for moving on. “What’s next for you and me? I’ll take suggestions,” she deadpans under crashing waves of Farfisa and feedback.

“This record is a fantasy breakup arc and my life nearly imitated art.” – Molly Rankin.

Alvvays
Antisocialites
Tracklisting:

In Undertow
Dreams Tonite
Plimsoll Punks
Your Type
Not My Baby
Hey
Lollipop (Ode to Jim)
Already Gone
Saved By A Waif
Forget About Life

Upcoming Tour Dates:
8.5.17 – Lollapalooza – Chicago, IL
8.5.17 – Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL SOLD OUT
8.26.17 – Belgrave Music Hall – Leeds, UK
8.27.17 – St. Luke’s – Glasgow, Scotland
8.28.17 – Leadmill – Sheffield, UK
8.29.17 – Talking Heads – Southampton, UK
9.2.17 – End of the Road Festival – Larmer Tree Garden, UK
9.3.17 – Institute 2 – Birmingham, UK
9.4.17 – Rescue Rooms – Nottingham, UK
9.6.17 – Bullingdon Arms – Oxford, UK
9.7.17 – Gorilla – Manchester, UK
9.8.17 – Koko – London, UK
9.9.17 – Thekla – Bristol, UK
9.11.17 – Point Ephemere – Paris, France
9.12.17 – Blue Shell – Cologne, Germany
9.13.17 – Molotow – Hamburg, Germany
9.14.17 – Musik & Frieden – Berlin, Germany
9.16.17 – Trix – Antwerp, Belgium
9.17.17 – Ekko – Utrecht, Netherlands
9.18.17 – Bitterzoet – Amsterdam, Netherlands
9.30.17 – Music Tastes Good Festival – Long Beach, CA
10.3.17 – Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA
10.5.17 – Brooklyn Steel – Brooklyn, NY
10.6.17 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
10.7.17 – Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, DC
10.11.17 – Terminal West – Atlanta, GA
10.12.17 – Exit / In – Nashville, TN
10.13.17 – Saturn – Birmingham, AL
10.14.17 – One Eyed Jacks – New Orleans, LA
10.16.17 – White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX
10.17.17 – Mohawk – Austin, TX
10.18.17 – Trees – Dallas, TX
10.20.17 – Meow Wolf – Santa Fe, NM
10.21.17 – Valley Bar – Phoenix, AZ
10.24.17 – Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
10.27.17 – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR
10.28.17 – The Showbox – Seattle, WA
10.30.17 – Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT
10.31.17 – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
11.2.17 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
11.3.17 – Thalia Hall – Chicago, IL
11.4.17 – Magic Stick – Detroit, MI
12.13.17 – Mod Club – Toronto, ON
12.14.17 – Mod Club – Toronto, ON
12.15.17 – Mod Club – Toronto, ON
12.16.17 – Mod Club – Toronto, ON