Alex G announces God Save The Animals

Alex G announces new album God Save The Animals, the singer/songwriter's full-length drops on September 23, 2022 via Domino Records
Alex G announces new album God Save The Animals

Singer/songwriter, and producer Alex Giannascoli AKA: Alex G will release his new album God Save the Animals, on September 23, 2022 via Domino Records. The announcement comes along with new single “Runner” and its accompanying video. The video was shot by Colin Acchione and features an affectionate performance by Giannascoli and his bandmates Sam Acchione, Molly Germer, John Heywood, and Tom Kelly. “Runner,” follows Alex G’s previous single “Blessing“.

“People come and people go away / Yeah, but God with me he stayed,” sings Alex Giannascoli, the 29-year-old, Philadelphia-based musician best known as Alex G on his new album, God Save the Animals. “God” figures in the LP’s title and multiple of its thirteen tracks, not as a concrete religious entity but as a sign for a generalized sense of faith (in something, anything) that fortifies Giannascoli, or the characters he voices, amid the songs’ often fraught situations. Giannascoli has been drawn in recent years to musicians like Gillian Welch and writers like Joy Williams, artists who balance the public and hermetic and who present faith more as a shared social language than religious doctrine.

God Save the Animals features several individual contributions from his bandmates (guitarist Samuel Acchione, drummer Tom Kelly, and bassist John Heywood) or frequent collaborator Molly Germer on strings and/or vocals. As with records since his adolescence, Giannascoli wrote and demoed the songs of God Save the Animals by himself, at home; but, for the sake of both new tones and “a routine that was outside of my apartment” during the pandemic, he began visiting multiple studios in greater Philadelphia. God Save the Animals consequently features the work of some half-dozen engineers whom Giannascoli asked to help him produce the “best” recording quality, whatever that meant. The result is an album more dynamic than ever in its sonic palette and its thoroughgoing complexity.

Alex G
God Save the Animals
Tracklist

1. After All
2. Runner
3. Mission
4. S.D.O.S.
5. No Bitterness
6. Ain’t It Easy
7. Cross the Sea
8. Blessing
9. Early Morning Waiting
10. Immunity
11. Headroom Piano
12. Miracles
13. Forgive

ALEX G 2022 Tour Dates

8-12 Gothenberg, SE – Way Out West
8-14 Utrecht, NL – Ekko
8-15 Wiesbaden, DE – Schlachthof
8-17 Paredes de Coura, PT – Paredes de Coura Festival
8-19 Hasselt, BE – Pukkelpop
8-20 Crickhowell, UK – Green Man Festival
8-22 Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK – The Cluny
8-23 Edinburgh, SC – The Liquid Room
10-06 Saxapahaw, NC – Haw River Ballroom ~
10-07 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel ~
10-08 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse ~
10-09 Nashville, TN – Brooklyn Bowl ~
10-10 St. Louis, MO – Off Broadway ~
10-12 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre ~
10-14 Salt Lake City, UT – Soundwell ~ SOLD OUT
10-16 Seattle, WA – The Showbox ~ SOLD OUT
10-17 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom ~
10-19 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore ^ SOLD OUT
10-21 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern ^ SOLD OUT
10-22 San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park ^ SOLD OUT
10-23 The Glasshouse – Pomona, CA ^
10-24 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren ^
10-26 Austin, TX – Emo’s ^
10-27 Fort Worth, TX – Tulips ^
10-29 Las Vegas, NV – When We Were Young
11-01 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue ^
11-02 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall ^
11-03 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall ^
11-04 Detroit, MI – The Majestic Theatre ^
11-05 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall ^ SOLD OUT
11-06 Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre ^
11-08 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club ^
11-09 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club ^
11-11 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel ^
11-12 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel ^
11-17 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club ^
11-18 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer ^
11-19 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer #

~ Barrie opening
^ Hatchie opening
# Sadurn opening

Pre-order God Save The Animals by Alex G HERE