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Cursive offshoot The Good Life premiere new song “Forever Coming Down” — listen

Taken from the band's first album in eight years, Everybody’s Coming Down

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    Photo by Tony Bonacci

    Omaha alt rockers The Good Life never officially ended. Though the Cursive offshoot has not released an album since 2007’s Help Wanted Nights, they ended their 2010 tour with a quiet assumption that they were going to reconvene. Now, some five years later, they finally have.

    Despite each band member’s busy schedule, in 2013, frontman Tim Kasher carved out time to work on new material and brought everyone back together to the studio the following year. Now, their long-awaited fifth studio album, Everybody’s Coming Down, is due to hit shelves on August 14th via Saddle Creek.

    Ahead of the release date, the band has shared their new single, “Forever Coming Down”. The frantic number sees the Nebraska natives indulging in their own weirdness and affinity for distortion. Kasher’s vocals rise and fall swiftly as he sings surrealistic lyrics about hot air balloons and champagne. It’s a wild return for The Good Life, making the most of their much anticipated comeback.

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    “At our first songwriting practice for this album, we joked that we would like to write an album to be played on 120 Minutes,” Kasher tells Consequence Of Sound. “This song, ‘Forever Coming Down,’ was the first one from that session, and helped set a tone for the album. It also sets the primary scene for the awesome album artwork by Dan Black!!”

    Listen in below.

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    Pre-orders for the album are ongoing. For more, check out lead single “Everybody”.

    Everybody’s Coming Down Tracklist:
    01. 7 In The Morning
    02. Everybody
    03. The Troubadour’s Green Room
    04. Holy Shit
    05. Flotsam Locked Into A Groove
    06. Forever Coming Down
    07. Happy Hour
    08. Diving Bell
    09. Skeleton Song
    10. How Small We Are
    11. Ad Nausea
    12. Midnight Is Upon Us

    The band has also extended their 2015 tour, carrying on through November. Check out the dates below.

    The Good Life 2015 Tour Dates:
    08/15 – Omaha, NE @ Maha Music Festival
    08/18 – St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
    08/19 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
    08/20 – Ferndale, MI @ Loving Touch
    08/21 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
    08/22 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
    08/23 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
    08/26 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
    08/27 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
    08/29 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
    08/30 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
    09/01 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
    09/03 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
    09/04 – Nashville, TN @ High Watt
    09/05 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
    09/06 – Iowa City, IA @ Gabes
    11/06 – Fort Collins, CO @ Lyric Cinema Cafe
    11/07 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
    11/09 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
    11/10 – Boise, ID @ Neurolux
    11/12 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
    11/13 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
    11/14 – Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club
    11/15 – Bellingham, WA @ The Shakedown
    11/17 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
    11/18 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
    11/19 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
    11/20 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
    11/21 – Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
    11/22 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sister
    11/24 – Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
    11/25 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
    11/27 – Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room

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