Baroness premiere new song
2012-06-12 by lostforwords | 77 Comments

Savannah sludge metallers Baroness have premiered their second single off their new album "Yellow & Green", which is scheduled for release on July 17 2012. The new track is called "March to the Sea" and it is now streaming on pitchfork.com.

http://pitchfork.com/reviews/tracks/13741-march-to-the-sea/

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InFiction
June 12th 2012

3638 Comments


Spoilers: It rules.

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Wizard
June 12th 2012

19210 Comments


Spoilers: it sucks.

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macadoolahicky
June 12th 2012

1835 Comments


Spoilers: InFiction is right

Wizard
June 12th 2012

19210 Comments


You kids make me laugh.

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
June 12th 2012

4380 Comments


YES!

Tyrael
June 12th 2012

20727 Comments


Hmm

It's a good song but that's it

not impressed at all

Makemebad35
June 12th 2012

737 Comments


Not so bad. I enjoyed it.

JAV
June 12th 2012

1921 Comments


Not a big fan of the new sound.
It's k.

SteelErectedb4you8er
June 12th 2012

2613 Comments


I actually like the song, I am a sucker for good melodies and that to me, is a damn good melody. it is weird to think it is the same band, but they are definitely evolving into a more pop-oriented sound.

Athom
Staff Reviewer
June 12th 2012

17196 Comments


I really like it. Sorry, Karl.

zaruyache
June 12th 2012

5866 Comments


Wizard hits some home runs and other time takes pitches to da face.

Song was pretty good, but too short.

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bloc
June 12th 2012

34669 Comments


Whoa this is great

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PistolPete
June 12th 2012

3556 Comments


'tis different

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Bleekill
June 12th 2012

832 Comments


I thought March to the Sea was already a Pelican song name. Well the shit apples don't fall far from the shittrees. Borrring.

MattDennis
June 12th 2012

17 Comments


Definitely liked it more than the other song they released. Still not completely on board with the new sound though.

MasBarHigeuoris21
June 12th 2012

1528 Comments


Song does rule but I have the feeling that the new album is going to be "metal lite" just like Mastodon's The Hunter

PGST3
June 12th 2012

53 Comments


I like, but I want more metal.

figure337
June 12th 2012

420 Comments


If this is one on the singles off the album then i'm sure it's the more sing-a-long type song on the album. I'm sure the albums will still bring the heavy, or at least I hope it does.

Kbusch123
June 12th 2012

104 Comments


different but good :]

razedtotheground
June 12th 2012

367 Comments


I'm still very curious what "Green" will be like

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MeatSalad
June 12th 2012

14190 Comments


Not digging the production on these new tracks, but the song is actually pretty good. Better than take my bones away.

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Detritivore
June 12th 2012

269 Comments


Baronnes are approaching to the sound of Torche....bad thing


MeatSalad
June 12th 2012

14190 Comments


Torche is good though

figure337
June 12th 2012

420 Comments


"Take my bones away" is awesome brah

MeatSalad
June 12th 2012

14190 Comments


It's alright, but this is better

figure337
June 12th 2012

420 Comments


I like the chorus better on this one but TMBA has a better rhythm to it.

CrownOfMagnets
June 12th 2012

2231 Comments


cool vocals & sick drums.

MeatSalad
June 12th 2012

14190 Comments


Tmba has a lot more going on too, yeah. This song is catchy but suffers from the same problems that made Mastodon's The Hunter such an average album. I just hope the rest of the album isn't like that.

GeometricSexEd
June 12th 2012

75 Comments


Sound is softer; must be pop

Regulator
June 13th 2012

599 Comments


this proves that baroness can do no wrong in my books. this song was amazing live. i just love this band. and honestly can't see myself being all that pissed when hipsters jump on the bandwagon. except that hipsters generally fucking suck.

HitlerIsGod
June 13th 2012

746 Comments


idk what to think about their new sound, but that chorus is terrible.

MasBarHigeuoris21
June 13th 2012

1528 Comments


Not really sold on the new sound either but will have to listen to the album before I decide if they suck now

deepintheorchard
June 13th 2012

644 Comments


This rules. We must evolve with Baroness.

8ctavarium
June 13th 2012

3 Comments


Catchy thing. Sounds different but in my opinion still have this Baroness vibe.

HitlerIsGod
June 13th 2012

746 Comments


@deepintheorchard you mean devolve

17WordHaiku
June 13th 2012

73 Comments


Met these dudes at a mexi restaurant in OK when they played with Deftones.

Had some drinks with them, ate some dinner, they were stand up dudes. I like this new song.

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GringoSuave89
June 13th 2012

1009 Comments


I like TMBA slightly more, but this is a great jam. It's like what Mastodon pulled, but it actually worked.

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Butkuiss
June 13th 2012

4109 Comments


Still waiting to see if Yellow+Green will beat Blue or Red.

MMX
June 13th 2012

4782 Comments


I still want fucking purple

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lostforwords
June 13th 2012

443 Comments


I really like this song but I should probably reconsider "sludge metalers"

greg84
Staff Reviewer
June 13th 2012

7308 Comments


It's what I predicted a long time ago. Every notable sludge band will go pop now. The song is rad.

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Wizard
June 13th 2012

19210 Comments


I really like it. Sorry, Karl.

hahahah you don't have to apologize to me for liking music. I was a huge fan of Red Album and this plus Blue Record is them watering down their sound. Who knows though, I haven't heard the whole double album yet so I can't pass judgement past this.

Tyrael
June 13th 2012

20727 Comments


Honestly, calling them 'sludge metallers' seems a bit narrow minded

Protested
June 13th 2012

5 Comments


What is this I'm feeling? BEING EXCITED FOR A RELEASE FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS YEAR?

OH LAWD!

Photon
June 13th 2012

1292 Comments


i don't think this is watered down at all, this is just different for the red album.

nash1311
June 13th 2012

1754 Comments


This is one band I cannot get into no matter how hard I try. I just don't like them. Granted I havent heard the Red album. Only some of Blue and then these singles.

Nocha81590
June 13th 2012

24 Comments


I love how the word 'pop' is blindly (or deaf-ly) thrown around nowadays. Pop is pop - this is not.

fuckthatnoise
June 13th 2012

1479 Comments


i'll just leave this here:

http://www.amazon.com/Yellow-Green/dp/B0089AF2DS/ref=tmm_msc_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1339599841&sr=8-1

it sounds like the pre-release tracks were a little bit misleading regarding what these albums are gonna sound like as a whole.

SPOILERS: it's actually gonna be even LESS metal than a lot of people are expecting. not that there's anything wrong with that though. liking the sound of some of those chiller-sounding samples.

mrbloke
June 13th 2012

200 Comments


Good stuff,

Can't really criticize the change since I've not listened to Red or Blue that much.

nash1311
June 13th 2012

1754 Comments


Production is weird, but those clips actually sounded good.

eleventhsun
June 13th 2012

1475 Comments


The chorus is so meh.

RangerTaffles
June 13th 2012

252 Comments


I like this direction, not at all bad.

Regulator
June 13th 2012

599 Comments


I have accepted that I can't be metal all the time. I need a few bands like Baroness in my collection. At least this is a band that I love and I could play while getting laid and not have 75% of the female populace wanna walk out. It's a proven fact that very few girls I wanna hump, wanna hump me while listening to Prowler in the Yard.

Tw1ster
June 13th 2012

116 Comments


Love the newer sound but it's kind of funny how they are following Mastodon's footsteps in their "evolution". Good shit nonetheless

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
June 13th 2012

8741 Comments


terrible, essentially pop rock with bad vocals and production

figure337
June 13th 2012

420 Comments


That preview worries me. Sounded more like pop than rock. Probably won't be bad but it doesn't seem to have that drive that other baroness has.

MeatSalad
June 13th 2012

14190 Comments


There's no real heaviness to it, which makes me feel like Baroness are going to forget what they're good at

figure337
June 13th 2012

420 Comments


Comparing these songs to stuff like "cavite" and "Isak" makes me wanna puke.

figure337
June 13th 2012

420 Comments


*sadface*

MeatSalad
June 13th 2012

14190 Comments


Isak might be my favorite baroness song. If they just made red album pt. 2 I'd be okay with that

macadoolahicky
June 13th 2012

1835 Comments


They closed with Isak when I saw them live... holy shit.

MeatSalad
June 13th 2012

14190 Comments


I'd like to see them live and hopefully when I do they'll play Isak

fuckthatnoise
June 13th 2012

1479 Comments


people are still using the term "pop" to describe this sound, eh?

i take it none of these people actually LISTEN to any pop music, right?

MeatSalad
June 13th 2012

14190 Comments


Obviously

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
June 13th 2012

8741 Comments


i take it none of these people actually LISTEN to any pop music, right?


i know enough about pop music to know that this inhabits a lot of traits from it. verse/chorus, clean production, etc.

fuckthatnoise
June 13th 2012

1479 Comments


lol, a song with a pop music song structure does not automatically make it "pop music".

figure337
June 13th 2012

420 Comments


"Pop" as in popularly accepted among the masses. Sounds like they did indeed lighten their sound that will most LIKELY attract new people to their music that normally wouldn't listen to them before. I think the term applies.

fuckthatnoise
June 13th 2012

1479 Comments


this is the way i see it: If i can't imagine something playing on top 40 radio, then it's not pop music.

I don't see this getting on top 40 radio.

figure337
June 13th 2012

420 Comments


Said the same thing about mastodon...

fuckthatnoise
June 13th 2012

1479 Comments


Mastodon ISN'T a top 40 band though.

exredhouseresident
June 14th 2012

126 Comments


shit is fucking wack.

henryChinaski
June 14th 2012

2682 Comments


kinda cool

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
June 14th 2012

8741 Comments


lol, a song with a pop music song structure does not automatically make it "pop music".


which is why i never claimed it to be pop music

well done

cvlts
June 14th 2012

8954 Comments


Spoilers: it sucks. [2]

Butkuiss
June 14th 2012

4109 Comments


Technically, pop music is music that isn't classified as art or folk (massive simplification but meh), so in that sense, pretty much all metal is pop.

After listening to this a few more times, I don't see the hype about the chorus. Blue had some choruses much bigger than this.

SpiritCrusher2
June 14th 2012

2882 Comments


ok song. I think it's going to be a good summer album if anything else lol

r0bbb
June 21st 2012

239 Comments


nothing wrong with good executed rock music, but i don't like that at all. song is really generic imho and the production is just wtf. and i really enjoy blue and red



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