Cigarettes After Sex Release “Falling In Love”

Cigarettes After Sex have released “Falling In Love”
Cigarettes After Sex by Ebru Yildiz

Cigarettes After Sex have released “Falling In Love”, the second song off their forthcoming release Cry, due for release on October 25th via Partisan Records. The new single follows the recent release of “Heavenly.” Cry was Recorded during night time sessions in a mansion on the Spanish island of Mallorca, Cry is a lush, cinematic meditation on the many complex facets of love – meeting, wanting, needing, losing… sometimes all at once. The album was self-produced and engineered by Gonzalez, and mixed by Craig Silvey (Arcade Fire, Yeah Yeah Yeahs).

Greg Gonzalez on “Falling In Love:”

“This was one of the few songs where I had the music written before we got to Mallorca,” explains frontman Greg Gonzalez. “I wrote the melody and chords in my apartment in Brooklyn in 2017. It wasn’t until two years later that I finally wrote the lyrics, it was during mixing and we literally had one day left. I wrote and sang the song that night, and in the performance you can hear the exhaustion and emotion of finally finishing this record.”

“My girlfriend and I, our relationship was long distance for so long, so we developed as a couple mostly over the phone. The second verse is about how we would go see the same movie at the same time like it was a date, even though we were living in separate cities.

I think there’s something cosmic about this one. I wrote the music before our relationship started. I wasn’t in love at all then, I was just writing about love and what it’d be like to be in love again. Two years later I actually fell in love again, and that’s what it took to finish the song.”

After decamping to Mallorca the same week that their self-titled minimalist pop masterwork debut was released in 2017, Gonzalez and his bandmates – Jacob Tomsky (drums) & Randy Miller (bass) – consciously let the striking location guide the initial Cry sessions. “The sound of this record is completely tied to the location for me,” Gonzalez explains. “Ultimately, I view this record as a film. It was shot in this stunning, exotic location, and it stitches all these different characters and scenes together, but in the end is really about romance, beauty & sexuality. It’s a very personal telling of what those things mean to me.”

Cigarettes After Sex
live dates

10/8/19 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
10/10/19 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theater
10/11/19 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman
10/12/19 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown
10/13/19 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
10/15/19 – Madison, WI – The Sylvee
10/16/19 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall (SOLD OUT)
10/17/19 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall (SOLD OUT)
10/18/19 – Covington, KY – Madison Theater
10/19/19 – Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue
10/21/19 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall (SOLD OUT)
10/23/19 – New York, NY – Webster Hall (SOLD OUT)
10/24/19 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel (SOLD OUT)
10/25/19 – Washington DC – 9:30 Club (SOLD OUT)
10/26/19 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
10/27/19 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
11/2/19 – Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso (SOLD OUT)
11/3/19 – Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso
11/7/19 – Brussels, BE – Cirque Royal (SOLD OUT)
11/8/19 – Paris, FR – Olympia (SOLD OUT)
11/9/19 – Benidorm, ES – Primavera 20th Anniversary Weekender
11/11/19 – Barcelona, ES – Sala Apolo (SOLD OUT)
11/12/19 – Barcelona, ES – Sala Apolo (SOLD OUT)
11/14/19 – Milan, IT – Alcatraz
11/16/19 – Zurich, CH – Plaza (SOLD OUT)
11/17/19 – Zurich, CH – Plaza (SOLD OUT)
11/18/19 – Vienna, AT – Arena
11/19/19 – Vienna, AT – Arena
11/20/19 – Prague, CZ – Roxy (SOLD OUT)
11/22/19 – Copenhagen, DK – The Grey Hall (SOLD OUT)
11/23/19 – Berlin, DE – Tempodrome
11/25/19 – Cologne, DE – Palladium
11/27/19 – Manchester, UK – Albert Hall
11/28/19 – London, UK – Shepherds Bush Empire (SOLD OUT)
23/3/20 – Bristol, UK – Academy
24/3/20 – London, UK – Hammersmith Apollo
25/3/20 – Birmingham, UK – Institute
27/3/20 – Leeds, UK – University
28/3/20 – Glasgow – Barrowland
29/3/20 – Liverpool, UK – Academy
1/4/20 – Hamburg, DE – Fabrik
3/4/20 – Oslo, NO – Rockefeller
4/4/20 – Stockholm, SE – Slaktkyrkan
6/4/20 – Aarhus, DK – Voxhall
8/4/20 – Luxembourg City, LU – den Atelier