6/07/2018

Future Generations Announce New Album 'Landscape' Out 9/14, New Single "All The Same"

FUTURE GENERATIONS ANNOUNCE
NEW ALBUM

LANDSCAPE TO BE RELEASED SEPTEMBER 14

BAND SHARES FIRST SINGLE “ALL THE SAME

ON TOUR THIS SUMMER!
Brooklyn-based Future Generations are happy to announce the forthcoming release of their sophomore album, Landscape. The album will be released via Frenchkiss Records on September 14. Today the band shares the first single, “All The Same.”Calling the track "lush" Blackbook Magazine premiered the single saying, "with its quirky, jittery rhythms and thoughtfully existential lyrics...the obvious touchstone would be Talking Heads. But the lush synths, sumptuous harmonies and infectious hooks recall everyone from OMD to Ladytron.” The band told them “All The Same is “one of the oldest songs on the album. It's all about fighting this urge to get back into toxic relationships. The song was always about that, but the energy and arrangement of the song went through many changes and took the longest to figure out how to make it feel just right. It has turned out to be one of our favorite songs on the record.”

“All The Same” is available via all DSP’s tomorrow, June 8

Landscape is the follow up to Future Generations’ 2016 eponymous debut. Produced byJustin Gerrish (Vampire WeekendHamilton Leithauser), Landscape is the first release from the band to feature their full lineup of Eddie Gore (vocals) Mike Sansevere (synthesizer, guitar, percussion), Eric Grossman (guitar), Devon Sheridan (bass), and Dylan Wells (percussion). Of the album’s title, Gore notes it “came from ending the first significant relationship of my life. And with the band’s move to Brooklyn, we were all put into this world we’d never experienced—living on our own and navigating the landscape of being in New York City.”

In advance of Landscape’s release, Future Generations will be touring the East Coast and Midwest. The dates are listed below with more to be confirmed.

As a trio, Future Generations created an EP that included their breakthrough single “Stars” which helped land them a deal with Frenchkiss Records before they had even finished school. With the addition of Sheridan (whom Gore invited to join the band while waiting in line at a school dance) and Wells (a lucky Craigslist find), Future Generations now feels complete. Throughout Landscape the 5-piece build their pop-minded songcraft with bursts of free-form experimentation. And while the album’s abundance of hooky melodies makes each song immediately catchy, they unfold with an intricacy of detail that reveals more nuance and depth with every new listen. Today’s single exemplifies this chemistry as it builds a brilliant tension between its nostalgia-soaked synth lines and lyrics that perfectly channel a pre-breakup disillusionment.

Above all, Future Generations are unified by a passion for endless discovery in every element of the artistic process. “Making this album was the most creative time we’d ever experienced together,” says Gore. “I remember after the ninth day of recording, we were all walking to the subway together to go home, and we just stopped and looked at each other like, ‘This is crazy, what’s happening here.’ It was this euphoric experience’” In reflecting on their chosen name, Gore points to the band’s mission of transmitting that energy to others. “We’re all very optimistic people, who are really grateful to get to do what we love together,” he says. “Our hope is for future generations to also have that—to get to do what they love, and be with who they love. It’s a little idealistic, but I think that encapsulates the whole spirit of the band.”

Future Generations on tour
6/9 Jammin Java - Vienna, VA
6/10 Laurelive Festival - Cleveland, OH
6/11 MOTR Pub - Cincinnati, OH *
6/12 The Basement - Columbus, OH *
6/14 Founders Brewing - Grand Rapids, MI *
6/15 Yacht Club - Iowa City, IA *
6/16 Record Bar - Kansas City, MO *
6/19 The Cooperage - Milwaukee, WI *
6/20 Mac's Bar - Lansing, MI *
6/21 Marble Bar - Detroit, MI *
6/22 Rivoli's - Toronto, ON *
6/23 The Funhouse at Mr. Small's - Pittsburgh, PA *
7/18 Fete Lounge - Providence, RI ^
7/19 The Saint - Asbury Park, NJ ^
7/20 Karl Hall - Wilkes Barre, PA ^

* w/ The Lagoons
^ w/ Plastic Picnic

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