The Maintain Regular Announce New Album The Worth of Progress

The Maintain Regular are again to announce the brand new album, The Worth of Progress. It’s due out March thirty first (by way of Stereogum), and the indie rock veterans have supplied a previewed with the lead single, “Sideways Cranium.”

This might be The Maintain Regular’s ninth studio album, and follows Open Door Coverage in 2021 and frontman Craig Finn’s 2022 solo LP A Legacy of Leases.  “These are a number of the most cinematic songs in The Maintain Regular catalog,” Finn stated in a press release, “and the report was a pleasure to make. I really feel like we went someplace we haven’t earlier than, which is a really thrilling factor for a band that’s twenty years into our profession.”

New single “Sideways Cranium” follows a rock and roll manic pixie dream lady, with “Pale denim with the buttons and badges/ Laminates and backstage passes/ Jacket held collectively by the rock band patches/ They let her smoke however she will’t have matches.”

However there’s extra to the tune than a personality sketch, and “Sideways Cranium” quickly turns into a celebration of DIY, regardless of “the pesky downside of the the tepid turnout” and the proven fact that “nobody listens.” By the ultimate verse, the narrator reveals that he himself is in a band referred to as The Worth of Progress, and “We’ve bought a fame as New Hampshire’s hardest.” Because the tune ends, nonetheless “nobody listens/ Nevertheless it’s positive good to satisfy some fellow musicians.”

Test it out under, and scroll onwards for the tracklist to The Worth of Progress. Pre-orders are ongoing.

The Maintain Regular might be selling the album on a 2023 tour. The primary date, on January twenty eighth in Brooklyn, NY, will arrive on the twentieth anniversary of their first-ever present. By no coincidence, the band will share a invoice with Two Darkish Birds, whose Steve Koester they opened for at the very same location, again when it was referred to as North Six.

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From there, The Maintain Regular will run down the east coast, head throughout the Atlantic for a London residency, and return stateside for reveals in New York and Chicago. The total itinerary may be discovered after the bounce and tickets can be found right here.

The Maintain Regular 2023 Tour Dates:
01/28 — Brooklyn, NY @ Music Corridor of Williamsburg *
02/02 — Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar ^
02/03 — Washington, D.C. @ Black Cat ^
02/04 — Philadelphia, PA @ Brooklyn Bowl ^
03/10 — London, England @ Electrical Ballroom
03/11 — London, England @ Electrical Ballroom
03/12 — London, England @ Colors Hoxton
05/12 — New York, NY @ WFUV Highline Bash
06/30 — Chicago, IL @ The Salt Shed @!
07/01 — Chicago, IL @ The Salt Shed @!
07/02 — Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
11/29-30 — Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl
12/01-02 — Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl

* = w/ Two Darkish Birds
^ = w/ Friendship
@ = w/ the Mountain Goats
! = w/ Dillinger 4

The Worth of Progress Art work:

The Worth of Progress Tracklist:
01. Grand Junction
02. Sideways Cranium
03. Carlos Is Crying
04. Understudies
05. Sixers
06. The Birdwatchers
07. Metropolis at Eleven
08. Perdido
09. Distortions of Religion
10. Flyover Halftime



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