November 27, 2022

Fucked Up have shared “Discovered,” the second single from the Canadian hardcore punks’ upcoming album, One Day.

Over a wall of guitars, the observe addresses the impression of British colonization and subsequent gentrification with lyrics like, “There I stood on the shore/ Of a narrative we don’t inform anymore/ All of the names had been erased/ Buried below a land that my folks stole.”

“I used to reside on Davenport Street, which is among the oldest streets in North America, and has been a First Nations path for 1000’s of years, working alongside the north shore of Lake Iroquois, which receded after the final ice age,” guitarist and songwriter Mike Haliechuk defined in a press release. “Simply to the east was Taddle Creek, which was buried underground through the nineteenth century to construct the streets I stroll on. I considered gentrification so much, watching little shops get swallowed up by huge buildings till I spotted I’m a kind of huge buildings.”

Haliechuk continued, “The identify of the track comes from the Shadi Bartsch translation of The Aeneid, the place she factors out that the phrases ‘discovered’ and ‘stab’ open and shut the e book, that are two meanings for a similar Greek verb. That discovery is definitely conquest, and that settlement is all the time violence. And that any story I attempt to inform myself in regards to the place I discovered to reside can solely be a narrative to justify the growth of 1 folks the world over of one other.”

One Day is out on January twenty seventh by way of Merge Data; pre-orders are ongoing. Up to now, we’ve additionally heard the title observe as a preview. The album serves because the follow-up to 2018’s Dose Your Desires.

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