PAWS announce album ‘Youth Culture Forever”

PAWS announce album 'Youth Culture Forever,' share new track and video "Tongues". PAWS will tour with 'We Are Scientists' starting 04/16 Philadelphia, PA.

Glasgow based pop-punk trio PAWS announce the follow up to their 2012 debut album‘ Cokefloat!’ Their forthcoming album ‘Youth Culture Forever’ will be released May 6 on FatCat Records.

Of the album’s title Taylor explains that it came to the band when he and Josh Swinney’, PAWS’ drummer were watching an episode of the cartoon ‘Adventure Time’;

“One of the main characters screams “Youth Culture Forever!” jubilantly in an act of defiance towards an older character who was telling him that his new-fangled youthful ways of thinking and acting were silly and naïve. We just thought that it was a really great message. Life is forever changing and the problems we face as human beings are forever changing. The youth will always hold the potential to make change.”

Expanding on the theme, Taylor states that “Youth culture is forever changing but always retaining the same unmeasurable energy generation after generation. I want that energy to stay with me until I’m an old man, if I get that far.” His chances of doing so appeared slim at one point during the making of the album thanks to a terrifying run-in with a bear that had come out of the woods, but the band managed somehow to survive and get the album done.

Youth Culture Forever
[FatCat Records]
Track List:


1. Erreur Humaine

2. Tongues

3. Someone New

4. Owls Talon’s Clenching My Heart

5. Give Up

6. Alone

7. An Honest Romance

8. Narcissist

9. Let’s All Let Go

10. Great Bear

11. YCF

12. War Cry

The band is set to open up the We Are Scientists tour in April/May.

04/16 Philadelphia, PA – Boot and Saddle
04/17 Washington, DC – Black Cat
04/18 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
04/19 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
04/20 Montreal, QE – Il Motore
04/22 Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
04/23 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
04/24 Columbus, OH – The Basement
04/25 Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
04/26 Minneapolis, MN – 7th St Entry
04/28 Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
04/29 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
05/01 Portland, OR – Doug Fir
05/02 Vancouver, BC – Electric Owl
05/03 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
05/06 Santa Cruz, CA – Catalyst Atrium
05/07 San Francisco, CA – Independent
05/08 Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
05/09 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
05/10 San Diego, CA – Casbah
05/11 Phoenix, AZ – Rhythm Room
05/14 Dallas, TX – Dada
05/15 Austin, TX – Red 7
05/16 Houston, TX – Fitzgeralds
05/17 Baton Rouge, LA – Spanish Moon
05/18 Atlanta, GA – The Earl
05/19 Raleigh, NC – Kings
05/20 Greensboro, NC – The Blind Tiger

All dates w/ We Are Scientists


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