Can’t Swim debut new single, “God Awful”

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Can’t Swim has surprised fans today by dropping a brand new single titled “God Awful.” The release of “God Awful” follows the band’s debut album, Fail You Again, which was released earlier this year. The song also comes just a week before the band kicks off a fall North American tour with Have Mercy and labelmates Boston Manor. 

”God Awful” was recorded when we were doing the sessions for Fail You Again. For one reason or another we decided not to put it on the album. In the last few months, it’s kinda just lived in our emails being played once in a while on shuffle. As time went on, we started kicking ourselves for cutting it and missed playing it at practice. Luckily, the label felt the same way and wanted to release it. Lyrically, it touches on a topic I’ve never covered in any of our other songs so I’m looking forward to singing it every night now that it’s out. So, I guess the moral of the story is, sometimes picking your favorite songs for a record is like picking one of your children as a favorite. But, if one of my kids had a 3 over 4 polyrhythm bridge……..” – Chris LoPorto (vocals/guitar)

Can’t Swim Tour Dates:

Oct 6 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar

Oct 7 – Richmond, VA – The Camel

Oct 8 – Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood Theatre

Oct 9 – Jacksonville, FL – Nighthawks

Oct 10 – Tampa, FL – Crowbar

Oct 11 – Margate, FL – O’Malley’s

Oct 12 – Orlando, FL – Backbooth

Oct 13 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade

Oct 14 – Nashville, TN – The End

Oct 16 – Houston, TX – Walter’s

Oct 17 – Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live

Oct 18 – Dallas, TX – RBC Dallas

Oct 20 – Mesa, AZ – Nile Theater

Oct 21 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction

Oct 22 – San Diego, CA – The Irenic

Oct 24 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo

Oct 25 – Berkeley, CA – Cornerstone

Oct 27 – Portland, OR – Analog Theater

Oct 28 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon

Oct 30 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court

Oct 31 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater

Nov 1 – Kansas City, MO – Davey’s Uptown

Nov 3 – Minneapolis, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Hall

Nov 4 – Chicago, IL – Subterranean

Nov 5 – Detroit, MI – Loving Touch

Nov 6 – Columbus, OH – Woodlands Tavern

Nov 7 – Lakewood, OH – Mahall’s

Nov 8 – Toronto, ON – Hard Luck Bar

Nov 9 – Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory

Nov 10 – Buffalo, NY – Venu

Nov 11 – Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church

Nov 12 – Cambrdige, MA – The Sinclair


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