Neck Deep has released two new singles ‘I Revolve (Around You)’ and ‘Sick Joke’ – both songs of which come ahead of their anticipated album All Distortions Are Intentional, out this Friday, July 24.

The former is also accompanied by a cosmic, out-of-this world and almost Futurama-like music video created by Félix Kerjean and the team at Remembers.

Shares frontman Ben Barlow,

“’I Revolve (Around You)’ is a song about love on a planetary scale. It is one big metaphor, comparing love to the movement of the planets. Picturing love on that scale really makes everything else seem small and insignificant. The song comes at a point of epiphany on the record- the realization that despite life’s trials and tribulations, love conquers all.

Musically it’s hard hitting and impactful, and actually features one of my favorite ever sections in a Neck Deep song where I got to channel my inner Tom DeLonge, which for a song about space I feel is pretty fitting! It’s the first time we’ve done a full animated video and we’re so stoked on how it came out, the amazing team at Remembers in France did a beautiful job embodying the feeling of the lyrics.”

Both ‘I Revolve (Around You)’ and ‘Sick Joke’ joins recent singles ‘Fall’, ‘When You Know’, and ‘Lowlife’ from the band’s forthcoming album, ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’.

‘Sick Joke’ sounds like a catchy hand-punched in the air jump shot punk tune from our youth with a sick riffs section roughly three quarters into the sound. It is a Sick tune – and we can’t wait for the new album!

The anticipated album, due to be released this Friday, July 24, tells the story of a loner named Jett, who lives in Sonderland, a combination of “Wonderland” and the somewhat obscure word “sonder”: the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own, with their own ambitions and worries. 

Explains Barlow, 

“It’s that strange existential realization that you are not the entire world. Everyone around you feels and lives the same way that you do. You’re just an extra in their story.”  

All Distortions Are Intentional marks Neck Deep’s arrival as an arena-confident band. Having mastered all of the strengths of the scene that birthed them, Neck Deep have evolved to this next stage, and as their crowds grow larger, it’s clearer than ever just how much this “silly little band” has come to mean to people.

Pre-order or pre-save the album here.

 

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