Broken Social Scene detail ‘Hug Of Thunder’

Broken Social Scene announce new release 'Hug Of Thunder'

Broken Social Scene recently detailed their first album in seven years, Hug Of Thunder, out July 7th, 2017 on their label Arts & Crafts. Produced by Joe Chiccarelli and mixed by Shawn Everett, the full-length includes contributions from all fifteen original members of Broken Social Scene , as well as new guest vocalist Ariel Engle. Today, the title track of the album has been revealed “Hug Of Thunder” follows the release of the song “Halfway Home,” which the band performed to rapturous response on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at the end of March.

Broken Social Scene also to announce their first full U.S. tour since 2011. Frightened Rabbit will support on select dates, as well as The Belle Game; tour dates are listed below. For these dates, Broken Social Scene are partnering with Plus 1 so that $1 from every ticket goes towards providing access to arts education for young people in disadvantaged communities.

Broken Social Scene
Hug Of Thunder
track listing:

1. Sol Luna
2. Halfway Home
3. Protest Song
4. Skyline
5. Stay Happy
6. Vanity Pail Kids
7. Hug Of Thunder
8. Towers and Masons
9. Victim Lover
10. Please Take Me With You
11. Gonna Get Better
12. Mouth Guards of the Apocalypse

Broken Social Scene is:

Kevin Drew John Crossingham
Brendan Canning Sam Goldberg
Charles Spearin Ariel Engle
Justin Peroff Leslie Feist
Andrew Whiteman Emily Haines
Evan Cranley Amy Millan
Jimmy Shaw Lisa Lobsinger
David French Ohad Benchetrit
Jason Collett

Tour dates:

05-23-17 Manchester, United Kingdom @ Albert Hall
05-24-17 London, United Kingdom @ Brixton Academy
05-26-17 Neustrelitz, Germany @ Immergut Festival
05-28-17 Antwerp, Belgium @ Trix Club
05-29-17 Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso
05-30-17 Paris, France @ Alhambra
06-01-17 Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Sound
06-03-17 Toronto, Ontario @ Field Trip
06-24-17 Pasadena, CA @ Arroyo Seco Weekend
07-21-23-17 Edmonton, AB @ Interstellar Rodeo
08-05-17 Montreal, Quebec @ Osheaga
9/16/17 Ithaca, NY @ State Theatre ~
9/17/17 New York, NY @ Meadows Music & Art festival
9/19/17 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club ~
9/21/17 Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel ~
9/22/17 Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle *
9/24/17 St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant *
9/26/17 Des Moines, IA @ Hoyt Sherman *
9/27/17 Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater *
9/28/17 St. Paul, MN @ The Palace *
9/29/17 Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom *
9/30/17 Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore *
10/1/17 Pittsburgh, PA @ Byham Theater *
10/3/17 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
10/5/17 Portland, ME @ State Theater *
10/6/17 New Haven, CT @ College Street *
10/7/17 Boston, MA @ House of Blues

~ – with The Belle Game
* – with Frightened Rabbit