Legendary Chicago punk band Alkaline Trio have released the title track from their forthcoming album Is This Thing Cursed? The ninth studio album from Alkaline Trio, Is This Thing Cursed? is their first new music in five years.
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With its soaring vocals and furious intensity, Is This Thing Cursed? is the second single to be released from Is This Thing Cursed? Last month Alkaline Trio shared a song called Blackbird, which SPIN hailed as a “glossy, pristine pop-punk record that’s anthemic and a bit catchy in its breezy melodies.”
Produced and mixed by Cameron Webb (Pennywise, Motörhead), Is This Thing Cursed? is the first Alkaline Trio album written almost entirely in the studio. According to the band, the album-making process was similar to that of Maybe I’ll Catch Fire—Alkaline Trio’s darkly charged sophomore full-length, a 2000 release featuring the fan favorite “Radio.”
Due out on CD/digital on August 31, Is This Thing Cursed? will be released on vinyl on October 19.
ALKALINE TRIO – IS THIS THING CURSED? TRACK LISTING
- Is This Thing Cursed?
- Demon and Division
- Little Help?
- I Can’t Believe
- Sweet Vampires
- Pale Blue Ribbon
- Goodbye Fire Island
- Heart Attacks
- Worn So Thin
- Throw Me To The Lions