Maxïmo Park have launched a brand new single known as ‘I Don’t Know What I’m Doing’ – you possibly can hearken to it under.
Talking on the brand new monitor, frontman Paul Smith stated: “It’s about taking duty for a way your personal behaviour can have an effect on different individuals, and the way no one is aware of all of it, however that doesn’t cease us from making an attempt. Extra personally, it’s concerning the fears and self-doubt I’ve skilled as a brand new dad or mum.”
Watch the video for ‘I Don’t Know What I’m Doing’ under:
Talking about ‘Nature At all times Wins’, Smith told NME: “Final time we wished to make extra political music, however we additionally didn’t need to depend on the cliches of it being a punk report. We wished to do one thing you might dance to but additionally take into consideration what you’re dancing to, which is extra of a post-punk or punk-funk kind of best.”
He continued: “With this one, I’ve grow to be a dad or mum over the previous 4 years and the opposite guys within the band have gotten youngsters as effectively and I didn’t need to ignore it however I additionally didn’t need it to be the central facet of the report as a result of I would like the report to be open to all. It’s clearly about being a dad or mum, songs like ‘I Don’t Know What I’m Doing’ for instance, in some ways these are common emotions of self-doubt that individuals have.
“I’ve tried to make it as private and particular as I can with out it shedding that common attraction, in any other case it feels too inward or self-obsessed.”
‘Nature At all times Wins’ can be Maxïmo Park’s seventh album and can arrive on February 26 – you possibly can pre-order it here.
Along with the brand new single, the band have additionally introduced some new album launch exhibits, which is able to see them play a socially distanced present at Pryzm in Kingston on February 26. Tickets go on sale December 1 here.
Maxïmo Park’s album launch present dates are as follows:
26 – Kingston, Pryzm – with Banquet (socially distanced)
27 – Newcastle, Tyne Theatre (socially distanced)
24 – Dundee, Fats Sam’s – with Assai Data
25 – Edinburgh, The Liquid Room – with Assai Data
28 – Leeds, Brudenell Social Membership – with Crash Data
29 – Preston, Blitz – with Motion Data
30 – Liverpool, The Arts Membership – with Jacaranda Data
01 – Coventry, The Empire – with HMV
02 -Oxford, O2 Academy2 Oxford – with Truck Retailer
03 – The Brook, Southampton – with Vinilo
05 – Bexhill, De Lar Warr Pavilion – with Music’s Not Useless
06 – Norwich, The Waterfront – with HMV
Maxïmo Park’s final album was 2017’s ‘Threat To Exist.’ In a three-star review of the album, NME‘s Mark Beaumont famous that whereas the album had “impeccable dangerous timing” with its political bent, it was nonetheless “a cracking post-debate disco report.”