Broken Social Scene have released their first new song in seven years. Entitled “Halfway Home”, the new song follows the band’s critically acclaimed 2010 album Forgiveness Rock Record and is a welcome return from the Canadian collective.
Broken Social Scene performed “Halfway Home” live for the first time last night on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. The performance included band members Kevin Drew, Brendan Canning, Justin Peroff, Andrew Whiteman, Charles Spearin, Sam Goldberg, Ariel Engel, Metric’s Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw, Stars’ Amy Millan and Evan Cranley, David French, and Dave Hodge.
Following celebrated performances at last year’s Pitchfork Festival in Chicago, End of the Road Festival in the UK, and more, Broken Social Scene have also announced their first tour dates of 2017 – dates are below.
BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE TOUR DATES
May 23 – Manchester, UK – Albert Hall
May 24 – London, UK – Brixton Academy
May 26 – Neustrelitz, DE – Immergut Festival
May 28 – Antwerp, BE – Trix Club
May 29 – Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso
May 30 – Paris, FR – Alhambra
Jun 1 – Barcelona, ES – Primavera Sound
Jun 3 – Toronto, ON – Field Trip
Jun 24 – Pasadena, CA – Arroyo Seco Weekend
Aug 5 – Montreal, QC – Osheaga