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Preoccupations sing of ‘knowing and forgetting’ on new single ‘Death of Melody’

Preoccupations have shared another new single, “Death of Melody.”

The track comes from their forthcoming fourth studio album, Arrangements, out September 9th. “Death of Melody” is a perfect preview of the record, recalling the sounds of their 2015 album while moving toward more of a dystopian, avant pop sensibility. With reverb-heavy melodies and shoegazy instrumentals, this track is sure to get you lost in your memory.

“It’s about having a song stuck in your head, and having no idea what it is, and driving yourself to the brink of dementia trying to figure out what it is,” the band’s Matthew Flegel explains. “It’s about knowing and forgetting, existing in the middle ground between the permanent and temporary.”

Listen to “Death of Melody” below.
 


 
The forthcoming album is set to be one of their most intense, yet most playful albums thus far.

In addition to “Death of Melody,” Arrangements features the previously released “Ricochet.”

Check out the tracklist for Arrangements below.
 

Arrangements Tracklist:

01 – “Fix Bayonets!”
02 – “Ricochet”
03 – “Death Of Melody”
04 – “Slowly”
05 – “Advisor”
06 – “Recalibrate”
07 – “Tearing Up The Grass”

In celebration of the new album, Preoccupations are headed out on tour. Check out the dates below or purchase tickets for any of the shows here.
 

Preoccupations 2022 North American Tour Dates:

Loving Touch – Detroit, MI – Oct 19th
Grog Shop – Cleveland, OH – Oct 20th
Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL – Oct 21st
Racoon Motel- Davenport, IA – Oct 22nd
Turf Club in St. Paul – Minneapolis, MN – Oct 23rd
Commonwealth – Calgary, AB – Oct 26th
Tractor Tavern – Seattle, WA – Oct 28th
Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, BC – Oct 29th
Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR – Oct 30th
Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA – Nov 2nd
Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA – Nov 4th
Valley – Phoenix, AZ – Nov 5th
Paper Tiger – San Antonio, TX – Nov 8th
Parish – Austin, TX – Nov 9th
Three Links – Dallas, TX – Nov 10th
Aisle 5 – Atlanta, GA – Nov 12th
DC9 – Washington, DC – Nov 16th
Johnny Brendas – Philadelphia, PA – Nov 17th
Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY – Nov 18th
Space Ballroom – Hamden, CT – Nov 19th
The Sinclair – Boston, MA – Nov 21st
Bar Le Ritz – Montreal, QC – Nov 22nd
Lee’s – Toronto, ON – Nov 24th

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