Fucked Up share “Accelerate” ahead of LP

Fucked up share new video for 'Accelerate”, ahead of their forthcoming release 'Dose Your Dreams'
Fucked Up 'Accelerate”

Merge Records’ Fucked Up’s forthcoming release Dose Your Dreams drops on October 5th. Ahead of the release, we arrive at the epic’s apex with “Accelerate.” As the lyrical centerpiece of the album, it storms in like Boredoms on a bullet train and dissolves into a digital nightmare. Our hero David finds himself exhausted and at his weakest point, and opts to render himself like a bomb that is ready to explode due to the constant charging and prodding of the consumer lifestyle. Before David does this, he plunges to the depths of his existence one last time…

We won’t want to ruin the climax for you, so listen and watch its accompanying music video directed by the group’s Mike Haliechuk (who also directed “Normal People”), premiering today on NPR and below:

Also, to better assist in your exploration of Dose Your Dreams (or perhaps to open up their world even further), Fucked Up are sharing the lyrics to “Accelerate” on their website, including many unsung passages that will serve as dot connectors, easter eggs, and more.

Fucked Up
on tour

Oct 19 Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern
Nov 02 Quebec, QC – L’Anti
Nov 03 Ottawa, ON – The 27 Club
Nov 04 Montreal, QC – La Sala Rossa
Nov 05 Burlington, VT – ArtsRiot
Nov 06 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
Nov 08 Brooklyn, NY – Market Hotel
Nov 09 Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church
Nov 10 Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
Nov 11 Raleigh, NC – Kings
Nov 12 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade (Purgatory Stage)
Nov 13 Nashville, TN – The High Watt
Dec 04 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom
Dec 05 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
Dec 06 Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex
Dec 07 Pomona, CA – The Glass House
Dec 08 Berkeley, CA – Cornerstone
Dec 10 Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
Dec 11 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
Dec 12 Vancouver, BC – Fox Cabaret
Jan 19 Dublin, IE – Grand Social
Jan 20 Manchester, UK – Ruby Lounge
Jan 21 Newcastle, UK – Think Tank
Jan 22 Glasgow, UK – King Tuts
Jan 23 Leeds, UK – Belgrave
Jan 24 Brighton, UK – Patterns
Jan 25 London, UK – The Garage
Jan 26 Antwerp, BE – Zappa
Jan 27 Amsterdam, NL – Melkweg
Jan 28 Cologne, DE – MTC
Jan 29 Berlin, DE – Cassiopeia
Jan 30 Hamburg, DE – Molotow


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