Broken Social Scene will bring Hug of Thunder to The Fillmore in October - WXPN | Vinyl At Heart
Broken Social Scene | photo via artist’s Facebook page

Broken Social Scene has been away for a little while — a whole seven years of a little while — but made a return this past March with a new single, “Halfway Home.” Now, details have finally surfaced at on an upcoming album, titled Hug of Thunder.

Set for a July 7th release date, the album will feature twelve tracks. In addition to the band’s plethora of members, this LP will also feature collaborations with Feist, Emily Haines and James Shaw of Metric, and Amy Millan and Evan Cranley from Stars. Get a first listen by clicking here for brief clips of each song.

In addition to the new album, the band announced its first Philadelphia show since the Forgiveness Rock Record days — they’ll be at The Fillmore Philadelphia on October 3rd. Tickets and more information can be found at the XPN Concert Calendar. Get pumped for the upcoming release by jamming to Broken Social Scene’s latest singles, “Halfway Home” as well as “Hug of Thunder” (featuring Feist), and then peruse the tracklist for Hug of Thunder below.

Hug of Thunder Tracklist:
01. Sol Luna
02. Halfway Home
03. Protest Song
04. Skyline
05. Stay Happy
06. Vanity Pail Kids
07. Hug of Thunder
08. Towers and Masons
09. Victim Lover
10. Please Take Me With You
11. Gonna Get Better
12. Mouth Guards of the Apocalypse

Tour dates:
05-23-17 Manchester, United Kingdom @ Albert Hall
05-24-17 London, United Kingdom @ Brixton Academy
05-26-17 Neustrelitz, Germany @ Immergut Festival
05-28-17 Antwerp, Belgium @ Trix Club
05-29-17 Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso
05-30-17 Paris, France @ Alhambra
06-01-17 Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Sound
06-03-17 Toronto, Ontario @ Field Trip
06-24-17 Pasadena, CA @ Arroyo Seco Weekend
07-21-23-17 Edmonton, AB @ Interstellar Rodeo
08-05-17 Montreal, Quebec @ Osheaga
9/16/17 Ithaca, NY @ State Theatre ~
9/17/17 New York, NY @ Meadows Music & Art festival
9/19/17 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club ~
9/21/17 Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel ~
9/22/17 Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle *
9/24/17 St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant *
9/26/17 Des Moines, IA @ Hoyt Sherman *
9/27/17 Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater *
9/28/17 St. Paul, MN @ The Palace *
9/29/17 Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom *
9/30/17 Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore *
10/1/17 Pittsburgh, PA @ Byham Theater *
10/3/17 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
10/5/17 Portland, ME @ State Theater *
10/6/17 New Haven, CT @ College Street *
10/7/17 Boston, MA @ House of Blues

~ – with The Belle Game
* – with Frightened Rabbit

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