Cursive Debut Video For “Botch Job”

Cursive are back with new single “Botch Job,” the song is off their forthcoming album Devourer, available September 13th via Run For Cover
Cursive photo credit: Bill Sitzmann

Cursive are back with new single “Botch Job,” the song is off their forthcoming album Devourer, available September 13th via Run For Cover Records. Accompanied by a video from director Travis Stevens (A Wounded Fawn, Jakob’s Wife, Girl On The Third Floor); it’s the second in the band’s series of horror-themed clips following lead single “Up and Away,” directed by Brea Grant (12 Hour Shift, Torn Hearts). “‘Botch Job’ is a rumination on what one has done with this life and those unfulfilling feelings that may accompany such thoughts. At this point, I don’t care to know what damage my body has incurred from years of abuse,” explains singer/guitarist Tim Kasher. “It’s those anxiety-fueled gremlins keeping you restless in the dead of night, but put to song.”

“I am obsessive about consuming the arts,” he explains. “Music, film, literature. I’ve come to recognize that I devour all of these art forms then, in turn, create my own versions of these things and spew them out onto the world. It’s positive; you’re part of an ecosystem. But I quickly recognized that the term, ‘Devourer,’ may also embody something gnarly, sinister.” Devourer delves into that darker space. The characters populating the album have bottomless capacities for consumption, whether it’s resources, material goods, art, or even each other. Then they are consumed by larger forces, whether it’s humanity, Earth, dreams, time, or life itself.

Devourer was recorded at Omaha’s ARC Studios was Marc Jacob Hudson (Against Me!, Thursday, Fireworks), and co-produced by the band.

Cursive 2024 tour dates:

9/20 – Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest
10/18 – Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room*
10/19 – Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room**
10/20 – St. Louis, Off Broadway^
10/21 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement East^
10/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West^
10/23 – Orlando, FL @ The Social^
10/24 – Miami, FL @ Gramps^
10/25 – Jacksonville, FL @ The Bier Hall at Intuition Ale Works^
10/26 – Gainesville, FL @ The Fest 22
10/27 – Charlotte, NC @ The Neighborhood Theatre^
10/28 – Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall^
10/29 – Washington, DC @ Union Stage^
10/30 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts^
11/01 – Jersey City, NJ @ White Eagle Hall^
11/02 – Amityville, NY @ Amityville Music Hall^
11/03 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom^
11/05 – Kingston, NY @ Tubby’s^
11/06 – Somerville, MA @ Crystal Ballroom at Somerville Theatre^
11/07 – Buffalo, NY @ Rec Room^

* with Gladie, Little Brazil
** with Gladie, Criteria
^ with Gladie

Pre-order Devour by Cursive HERE


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