The Twilight Sad Share New Song ‘I/m Not Here [missing face]’ And Announce 2018 Tour

Scottish post-punk outfit The Twilight Sad have been busy playing festivals in the UK, including the Robert Smith-curated Meltdown Festival. Now, the band returns with their new single “I/m Not Here [missing face].” It’s their first new music since signing to Mogwai’s label, Rock Action. Speaking about the song, Andy MacFarlane said:

“I was attempting to play ‘Ogives’ by Erik Satie, but I’m really shit at the piano so it didn’t happen, but I came up with the music using those chord shapes. So from my perspective, it’s a bad cover version of that piece of music.”

Check out the song below.

The band also revealed dates for their fall tour. North American shows kick off October 9 in Los Angeles, CA and wrap up November 3 in Washington, DC. After these dates, the band will play Europe starting November 10 in Paris and finishing up November 29 in Edinburgh, UK. Tickets go on sale Thursday, July 12. Those who sign up for the band’s mailing list will have access to an exclusive pre-sale on Wednesday, July 11. Sign up here.

The Twilight Sad 2018 Tour Dates:
10/09 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
10/10 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
10/12 – Tustin, CA @ Marty’s On Newport
10/14 – San Francisco, CA @ Independent
10/17 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
10/19 – Seattle, WA @ Crocodile
10/20 – Vancouver, BC @ Fox
10/25 – St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
10/26 – Chicago, IL @ Theater On the Lake
10/27 – Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground
10/28 – Montreal, QC @ Ritz
10/30 – Boston, MA @ Middle East Downstairs
11/01 – Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere
11/02 – Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
11/03 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
11/10 – Paris, FR @ Point FMR
11/11 – Wiesbaden, DE @ Ampere
11/13 – Vienna, AT @ Chelsea
11/15 – Berlin, DE @ Musik & Frieden
11/16 – Hamburg, DE @ Molotow
11/17 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
11/18 – Brussels, BE @ Botanique
11/27 – London, UK @ Bush Hall
11/29 – Edinburgh, UK @ Liquid Rooms

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Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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