After months of teasing and speculation, it’s finally here. Fall Out Boy have announced their eighth album So Much (For) Stardust, out March 24th. As a taste of the record, the band also shared its lead single “Love From the Other Side.” Listen to it below.
“Technology has made it really easy to make records much more quickly these days,” says singer Patrick Stump. “There’s nothing wrong with that, and that spontaneity can be exciting. But we wanted to get back to the way we used to work. We wanted to make a record that was really lovingly crafted and deliberate and patiently guided – like someone cooked you a delicate meal. I’m not a very proud guy, but I’m pretty proud of this record.”
The album sees the band reuniting with producer Neal Avron, whom they’ve worked with on From Under the Cork Tree, Infinity on High, and Folie à Deux. Additionally, the album will be released via Fueled By Ramen/Elektra marking their first album with the label since their 2003 debut Take This To Your Grave.
“Our band has been an ongoing art project for twenty years and we know there have been many inception points along that journey,” says Pete Wentz. “We wanted to create an album that merged those points together – something new, but carved from our foundation. Fueled By Ramen and Elektra seemed like the perfect home for this.”
“We’re incredibly excited to welcome back Fall Out Boy to the Fueled By Ramen family. It’s been twenty years since the release of their debut album on Fueled By Ramen, and it’s a true pleasure to be working together again. Growing up in Chicago, I had the privilege of watching Fall Out Boy play DIY venues around the city, eventually growing into the global superstars we know them as today,” says Johnny Minardi, VP of A&R for Fueled By Ramen/Elektra. “They are a truly special band that has altered the landscape of rock music and who continually evolve with each new release. They have made an incredible album and we can’t wait for the world to hear it.”
Pre-order So Much (For) Stardust here and check out all the details below.
Fall Out Boy will perform “Love From the Other Side” tonight (Jan. 18th) on Jimmy Kimmel Live!