Hundred Causes, one of many key bands spearheading the UK post-hardcore scene within the Noughties, have introduced their first new album in 15 years.
Wonderful Sundown, the follow-up to 2007’s Fast the Phrase, Sharp the Motion, shall be launched on February 24, through SO Recordings, and you’ll hear the album’s emotional title monitor – written in regards to the passing of vocalist Colin Doran’s mom – proper now.
Detailing the artistic course of behind the only, Doran says, “Wonderful Sundown took place from an instrumental thought from The Andy [bassist Andy Gilmour] which was almost full minus any vocal concepts.
“The lyrics for the track fully modified from the demo model to the recorded model as inside that house of time my mom handed away after a 4-year battle with most cancers. She had gone into remission twice beforehand and it come again once more however this time it could be terminal. The title of the track took on a brand new which means because the track talks about being relieved that somebody you like is not struggling. The sundown refers back to the mild that many individuals say they see once they die.
In all a number of lyrics modified throughout that point interval because it introduced on a brand new perspective which formed the narrative of the fabric.”
Talking in regards to the return of the band, which options unique members Doran, Larry Hibbit (guitar), Andy Gilmour (bass) and Andy Bews (drums), the singer continues, “After we began writing once more it was actually vital that we didn’t return to any materials that had been minimize beforehand. All of it needed to be fully new.
“We began writing simply earlier than Covid and obtained collectively sporadically as and after we may to put in writing and demo which was not our typical approach. We’d usually be in a room collectively for probably the most half however this time it was not all the time doable. Larry and I’d write, The Andy and Larry would write after which I’d be part of the session later within the day (I’ve a day job) however we have been all tremendous pleased with what was popping out. This was a deal breaker for all as if we have been placing out new materials it needed to be superb.
“This album isn’t one thing we felt we needed to do. We merely arrived at a place the place the music was so good that it was one thing we wanted to do.”
Watch the video for Wonderful Sundown beneath:
To tie in with the album launch, Hundred Causes will embark on a UK tour with fellow Noughties post-hardcore crew Hell Is For Heroes, and My Vitriol.
The dates are:
Feb 23: O2 Academy, Leeds
Feb 24: Barrowland, Glasgow
Feb 25: Academy, Manchester
Mar 02: O2 Academy, Bristol
Mar 03: O2 Institute, Birmingham
Mar 04: O2 Academy Brixton, London