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Death From Above side project American Lips premiere new song “Definition” — listen

Taken from the garage punk outfit's forthcoming debut album, Kiss the Void

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    Yesterday, Death From Above 1979 officially knocked the numbers off their name, as well as returned with single “Freeze Me”. That’s not all from the DFA camp this week, either: The band’s drummer Sebastien Grainger is pulling double duty with his new garage punk side-project American Lips.

    The Montreal/Los Angeles-based outfit, which also features singer/guitarist Adrian Popovich and singer/bassist Jessica Bruzzese, is teasing its upcoming debut album by revealing the opening track, “Definition”. A quick, two-minute burst of spiny guitars and sing-shouted vocals, it’s meant to be the sonic equivalent of a punch in the kisser, as American Lips explain to Consequence of Sound:

    “Definition” is a song about romance, nostalgia and boredom. We wanted the music to sound like you were getting whooped in the face with a sock full of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Delicious, and potentially deadly. The ghost of Wilson Pickett haunted the recording session. It was really scary.”

    Stream the song below.

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    Debut album Kiss the Void arrives June 16th through Ancient Fashion Records. It was co-written by Popovich, a well-known producer back in Montreal, and wife Bruzzese. In addition to drums, Grainger found time to help mix the record after one of DFA’s tour got canceled last minute. Pre-order it here.

    Kiss the Void Album Artwork:

    Kiss the Void Tracklist:
    01. Definition
    02. Heat Wave
    03. Kiss the Void
    04. Knock Knock
    05. Depreciate
    06. Lionz
    07. Beyond the 7/11
    08. I Don’t Wanna Fight Tonight
    09. What Haunts You
    10. Turn It Off

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