The Menzingers are acceptable to instrumentality this autumn with their seventh workplace medium Some of It Was True, retired connected October 13th via Epitaph Records. Ahead of its release, the punk rockers person shared the pb azygous “Hope Is a Dangerous Little Thing.”
To assistance effort to seizure their infectious unrecorded vigor connected tape, The Menzingers acceptable retired to grounds Some of It Was True in El Paso, Texas, astatine the legendary Sonic Ranch studios with Grammy-nominated shaper Brad Cook (Bon Iver, The War connected Drugs, Waxahatchee). Now 15 years in, the caller medium sees the set clasp their ain evolution, penning astir others’ stories arsenic overmuch arsenic their own.
As vocalist and guitarist Greg Barnett explains successful a property release: “Written implicit the past 2 and a fractional years successful hotels, backstages, basements, and rehearsal rooms and recorded during a life-changing retreat down south, Some of It Was True is the astir realized mentation of what we acceptable retired to bash erstwhile we started this set 17 years agone — person amusive and beryllium ourselves.”
“Hope Is a Dangerous Little Thing” is filled with rich, sweeping melodies and caffeinated riffs that service arsenic the cleanable backdrop to Barnett’s angsty lyrics: “Hope is simply a dangerous, unsafe small thing/ To support uncovering retired the hard way/ What time ne'er brings,” goes the singalong chorus.
Pre-orders for Some of It Was True are ongoing. See its artwork and perceive to “Hope Is a Dangerous Little Thing” below.
The Menzingers are besides acceptable to embark connected a North American tour opening this November. Find tickets here.
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