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Cursive To Return With New Album 'Vitriola' In October

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Cursive will return with their first album in six years this autumn.

'Vitriola', the follow up to 2012's 'I Am Gemini', is due on October 5 through 15 Passenger, their own label. Speaking with NPR, who announced news of the LP, lead vocalist and guitarist Tim Kasher said:

"I was really wanting to go back to that raw emotional feeling that I used to get, how I wrote the first couple Cursive records when I was a younger man. I would suggest that that was a little bit easier this time, with so much avarice and bile that we were all experiencing. [It] felt natural for me to just go with that."

The rest of the Cursive line up consists of founding drummer Clint Schnase, touring member and cellist Megan Siebe, guitarist Ted Stevens, bassist Matt Maginn and Patrick Newbery on keys.

The first track to be shared from the new record is Life Savings. It's a return to the more rugged sounds of the band's early '00s work, with Kasher injecting a thread of anxiety and desperation inspired by the current political and economic climate. "Money buys a bright future, but we will be forever indentured," he sings.

The band will follow up the record's release with a North American tour. Check below for dates. Tickets go on sale at 10am local time on August 10.

Cursive Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Thu October 18 2018 - KANSAS CITY Missouri - Record Bar (USA)
Fri October 19 2018 - ST LOUIS Missouri - Off Broadway (USA)
Sat October 20 2018 - LOUISVILLE Kentucky - Headliners (USA)
Sun October 21 2018 - NASHVILLE Tennessee - Basement East (USA)
Tue October 23 2018 - TALLAHASSEE Florida - Wilbury (USA)
Thu October 25 2018 - FORT LAUDERDALE Florida - Culture Room (USA)
Sat October 27 2018 - ORLANDO Florida - Social (USA)
Sun October 28 2018 - JACKSONVILLE Florida - Jack Rabbits (USA)
Tue October 30 2018 - ATLANTA Georgia - Masquerade (USA)
Wed October 31 2018 - CHARLOTTE North Carolina - Underground (USA)
Thu November 01 2018 - CARRBORO North Carolina - Cats Cradle (USA)
Fri November 02 2018 - WASHINGTON District Of Columbia - 9:30 Club (USA)
Sat November 03 2018 - PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania - Union Transfer (USA)
Sun November 04 2018 - ASBURY PARK New Jersey - Stone Pony (USA)
Tue November 06 2018 - AMITYVILLE New York - Amityville Music Hall (USA)
Wed November 07 2018 - NEW YORK New York - Irving Plaza presented by Cricket Wireless (USA)
Thu November 08 2018 - BOSTON Massachusetts - Paradise Rock Club (USA)
Fri November 09 2018 - HAMDEN Connecticut - Space Ballroom. (USA)
Sat November 10 2018 - BUFFALO New York - Tralf (USA)
Sun November 11 2018 - PITTSBURGH Pennsylvania - Rex Theater (USA)
Mon November 12 2018 - COLUMBUS Ohio - Ace Of Cups (USA)
Tue November 13 2018 - CLEVELAND Ohio - Grog Shop (USA)
Wed November 14 2018 - DETROIT Michigan - El Club (USA)
Thu November 15 2018 - CHICAGO Illinois - Thalia Hall (USA)
Fri November 16 2018 - MADISON Wisconsin - High Noon Saloon (USA)
Sat November 17 2018 - SAINT PAUL Minnesota - Turf Club (USA)
Sun November 18 2018 - OMAHA Nebraska - Waiting Room (USA)

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