New Empire! Empire! Single

2014-07-07 by Schizophrenik | 22 Comments
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) have posted the first single from their upcoming second LP You Will Eventually Be Forgotten. The song, entitled "If It's Bad News, It Can Wait" is currently streaming at stereogum. Like the other songs from this album, the song shows a lyrical shift towards a memoir style realism, and a focus on specific details and experiences.

stream the song here:

http://www.stereogum.com/1690620/empire-empire-i-was-a-lonely-estate-if-its-bad-news-it-can-wait-stereogum-premiere/mp3s/

Tagged: Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)

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MonotoneMop
July 7th 2014
424 Comments


The outro's cool and the story is well-told and heartbreaking, but I feel like this shift toward storytelling might hurt the vocal melodies a bit. Hopefully it's good.

Slut
July 7th 2014
4056 Comments


i feel like this album will be very meh for me.

StallionMang
July 7th 2014
7564 Comments


No way it's gonna top WITTMF, but it'll be a good one for sure

Slut
July 7th 2014
4056 Comments


i don't know. i like this band and all but....... i'm not excited for this. at all. can't even really tell you why

StallionMang
July 7th 2014
7564 Comments


I was dubious till I heard the single

hogan900
Contributing Reviewer
July 7th 2014
2256 Comments


I really like the instrumentals, but my god I actually hate these lyrics. What I liked about their debut was that the lyrics were
ominous and quite abstract.(swallowing city lines and what not) but this has potential to be great.

StallionMang
July 7th 2014
7564 Comments


The lyrics are actually what I was dubious about, but I felt that they fit the song surprisingly well

hogan900
Contributing Reviewer
July 8th 2014
2256 Comments


Dude, when he talked about playing video games I kinda laughed a little bit, which I don't think is a good thing when you are trying to be emotional and stuff. Eh, maybe the other songs will click with me better.

Balerion
July 8th 2014
1003 Comments


Liked it

Matte
July 8th 2014
600 Comments


Good song, but I'm also unsure about the lyrics. When lyrics are this specific, I find them less interesting and harder to relate to. We'll see how the rest of the album turns out I suppose.

Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
July 8th 2014
7964 Comments


i could've sworn this would be a Treb article

Digging: Boosie Badazz - Happy Thanksgiving & Merry Christmas

Tobmast
July 8th 2014
137 Comments


I must tell I enjoyed this song very much. I'm definetly excited about the coming album

SnakeDelilah
July 8th 2014
17377 Comments


awesome song but i think keith's vocals are a little too refined now

tacos N stuff
July 8th 2014
1792 Comments


great song
so pumped for this

GuanoBumbershoot
July 8th 2014
1590 Comments


gonna pop in and see these guys with The Early November on the 22nd

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 8th 2014
53976 Comments


Rest of the songs better be longer

Digging: Old Gray - Slow Burn

Iamthe Nightstars
July 8th 2014
2622 Comments


Not impressed.

SeaAnemone
July 8th 2014
21401 Comments


not listening to this cuz albums are always better when you don't spoil it with singles beforehand

auberginedreams
July 22nd 2014
6083 Comments


god what happened to this bands lyrical ability, WITTMF is in my top 5 albums of all time in terms of lyrics but this just sounds like an old man rambling while looking through a photo album, i cringed so hard at the line about video games ugh

auberginedreams
July 22nd 2014
6083 Comments


"When lyrics are this specific, I find them less interesting and harder to relate to."

THIS

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
July 22nd 2014
14673 Comments


auberginedreams sighting

SnakeDelilah
August 1st 2014
17377 Comments


really starting to get into this



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