Friday, February 19, 2010

Broken Social Scene Unveil New Album! [MP3]

On May 4th Broken Social Scene will release Forgiveness Rock Record on Arts & Crafts. The long awaited follow up to their 2005 self-titled release was recorded in Chicago at Soma Studios by the band and John McEntire, with additional recordings tracked at The Schvitz Studio in Toronto. Broken Social Scene was stripped down to six members for the recording of Forgiveness Rock Record and features contributions from some of the usual suspects, Feist, Amy Milan, Jason Collett, Metric, as well as notable new newcomers such as Spiral Stairs(Pavement) and Doug McCombs (Tortoise).

The band has offered up the album track World Sick for free download, all it will cost you is your e-mail address. A sprawling and epic track that finds Broken Social Scene at the peak of there many powers.

Broken Social Scene Dates (No Boston show, yet)
03-14 Elkton, FL - Harvest of Hope
03-18 Austin, TX - Stubb's BBQ
03-19 Austin, TX - The Parish
05-01 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
05-03 Los Angeles, CA - Henry Fonda Theatre
05-07 New York, NY - Webster Hall
05-13 London, England - Brixton Academy
05-14 Minehead, England - All Tomorrow's Parties
05-17 London, England - Heaven
05-18 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg
05-19 Cologne, Germany - Burgerhaus Stollwerck
05-21 Paris, France - La Maroquinerie
05-23 Linz, Austria - LinzFest
05-24 Berlin, Germany - Kesselhaus
05-27 Barcelona, Spain - Primavera Festival
05-29 George, WA - Sasquatch
06-19 Toronto, Ontario - Toronto Island

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