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Timber Timbre announce new album Sincerely, Future Pollution, share lead single “Sewer Blues” — listen

JUNO-nominated band returns with a record written in the midst of political upheaval

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    Canadian gothic folk trio Timber Timbre have announced the follow-up to their JUNO Award-nominated 2014 album Hot DreamsWritten during the politically turmoil of 2016, Sincerely, Future Pollution is set for an April 7th release via City Slang Records.

    Unlike with past efforts, frontman Taylor Kirk did not bring fully mapped out songs into the studio. Instead, he relied more on bandmates Mathieu Charbonneau and Simon Trottier to help flesh out his ideas. They recorded with drummer Olivier Fairfield at La Frette chateau on the outskirts of Paris, leading to nine tracks that are “the cinema of a dizzying dystopia, rattled by the science fiction of this bluntly nonfictional time.”

    Lead single “Sewer Blues” well exemplifies the album’s thrust. The track is dark and skulking, while streaking synths belie frightening implications. “2016 was a very difficult time to observe,” Kirk says of the song. “I hate to admit that normally I express more sensitivity than concern politically, but I think the tone and result on the record is utter chaos and confusion. When we were recording, the premonition was that the events we saw unfolding were an elaborate hoax. But the mockery made of our power system spawned a lot of dark, dystopic thoughts and ideas. And then it all happened, while everyone was on Instagram. The sewers overflowed.”

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    Check it out via the video above, and see the Sincerely, Future Pollution album art and tracklist below. Pre-orders are going on now.

    Sincerely, Future Pollution Album Art:

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    Sincerely, Future Pollution Tracklist:
    01. Velvet Gloves & Spit
    02. Grifting
    03. Skin Tone
    04. Moment
    05. Sewer Blues
    06. Western Questions
    07. Sincerely, Future Pollution
    08. Bleu Nuit
    09. Floating Cathedral

    Timber Timbre have also announced a string of European and North American tour dates to support the new LP. Find those dates ahead.

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    Timber Timbre 2017 Tour Dates:
    04/06 – Rennes, FR @ Mythos Festival
    04/08 – Brussels, BE @ Botanique
    04/09 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso Noord
    04/11 – Berlin, DE @ Huxley’s
    04/13 – Malmo, SW @ Babel
    04/14 – Copenhagen, DK @ Bremen Teater
    04/15 – Hamburg, DE @ Uebel & Gefahrlich
    04/18 – London, UK @ Islington Assembly Hall
    04/19 – Paris, FR @ La Cigale
    04/28 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
    04/29 – Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center
    04/30 – Winnipeg, MB @ West End Cultural Centre
    05/02 – Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room
    05/03 – Calgary, AB @ Commonwealth Bar & Stage
    05/05 – Vancouver, BC @ The Vogue Theatre
    05/06 – Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern
    05/07 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
    05/09 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
    05/10 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
    05/11 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echoplex
    05/12 – San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar

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