American Football release new for the first time in 17 years

American FootballIt is not uncommon for a band to take some time between releasing albums, but 17 years is quite a gap.

However, when you are one of the pioneers of the emo movement and arguably released one of the albums that shaped the scene in the early 2000’s then you can kind of get away with it.

This is exactly the case for Illinois quartet American Football, who after their debut self-titled record in 1999 will release a second self-titled in October this year.

The band made up of Steve Holmes, Mike Kinsella, Nate Kinsella and Steve Lamos reformed in 2014 after a 15-year break, and ever since fans have been craving some new music.

Now the wait is over as the band have released the first song off the new self-titled called ‘I’ve Been So Lost For So Long’ which you can listen to below:

The new record will be released on October 21 Polyvinyl in the US and Wichita in the UK and Europe.

To coincide with the announcement the band has also announced a series of record release shows, which are below:

10-29 Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
01-28 New York, NY – Terminal 5
02-11 London, England – Shepherd’s Bush Empire
02-25 Los Angeles, CA – The Ace Hotel Theatre

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