Fucked Up Album Preorder, Fuck Yeah Fest And Tour

Fucked Up’s second album, ‘The Chemistry Of Common Life,’ will be in stores on October 7. The record synthesizes their numerous musical directions into an expansive epic about the mysteries of birth, death, and the origins of life (and re-living). Merging elements of hardcore riffage with up to 70 tracks of guitars, organs, winds and vocals, (including 18 guitars on the first single, the fatalistic “No Epiphany”), the music remains iconoclastic and startling, with Pink Eyes’ vocals front and center. Guest musicians, of course, abound, notably gorgeous female voices such as Brooklyn’s Vivian Girls and Toronto’s Katie Stelmanis. The perspective is idiosyncratically scientific: amid soaring guitar chords, the title track pays homage to the random chemical processes that created life on this planet. Though Fucked Up remain punks at heart – if quixotically diverse ones – they have created a great, weird, heavy record that stubbornly sticks in your brain and your heart.

Track listing:

1. Son The Father
2. Magic Word
3. Golden Seal
4. Days Of Last
5. Crooked Head
6. No Epiphany
7. Black Albino Bones
8. Royal Swan
9. Twice Born
10. Looking For God
11. The Chemistry Of Common Life

Vinyl bonus track: The Peaceable Kingdom

You can preorder the Fucked Up album from the Matador Store and get $2 off and a free poster:

Fucked Up Preorder Deal

Check out the MP3 of “No Epiphany.”


Sat-Aug-30 – Los Angeles, CA – Fuck Yeah Fest
Sun-Aug-31 – Berkeley, CA – 924 Gilman
Mon-Sep-01 – San Francisco, CA – Hemlock Tavern
Thu-Sep-04 – Olympia, WA – TBD
Fri-Sep-05 – Seattle, WA – Vera Project
Sat-Sep-06 – Portland, OR – Music Fest NW
Sun-Sep-07 – Vancouver, BC – Richards on Richards

(photograph by David Waldman)

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