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Stream “Thanks,” a New Song by Emo Collective The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die

Hear a new one from the Connecticut-based emo band.

September 25, 2014

Whenever, If Ever, the debut LP from New England band The World is a Beautiful Place and I am No Longer Afraid to Die, was a really pretty indie rock album that found itself at the center of the mostly banal "emo revival" conversation when it was released in the summer of 2013. It's probably because of the eight-person collective's glaringly optimistic band name, or because the melodically-sound songs seemed straight out of the year 1999, or because they're from a suburban angst cesspool: Connecticut. Or maybe it's just because they make emo music. Regardless, that record is great and so is "Thanks," a punchy, feel-good cut from the group's new Between Bodies EP, out October 7th on their own label.  Opening line When we get home, we won't be empty/ so thanks for your ears is—presumably—a sentimental message about being a well-liked band that's constantly touring. It doesn't look like they'll be home much this fall; check the dates from their sprawling cross-country tour below. 

Tour Dates:

10/17 - Ithaca, NY - The Haunt*
10/18 - Pittsburgh, PA - Cattivo*
10/19 - Rochester, NY - Bug Jar*
10/20 - St. Catherines, ON - Detour Music Hall*
10/21 - Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck*
10/22 - Montreal, QC - Il Motore*
10/23 - Burlington, VT - Signal Kitchen*
10/25 - Hamden, CT - The Space*
10/26 - Baltimore, MD - Metro Gallery*
10/27 - Richmond, VA - The Broadberry*
10/28 - Charlotte, NC - Casbah @ Tremont*
10/29 - Nashville, TN - The End*
10/30 - Atlanta, GA - Purgatory*
11/02 - Gainesville, FL - The Fest*
11/04 - Birmingham, AL - The Forge*
11/05 - Dallas, TX - Prophet Bar*
11/06 - Houston, TX - Walter's*
11/08 - Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Fest
11/10 - Phoenix, AZ - Rhythm Room*
11/11 - Los Angeles, CA - The Echo*
11/12 - Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction*
11/13 - San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill*
11/14 - Reno, NV - Holland Project*
11/15 - Portland, OR - Slabtown*
11/16 - Seattle, WA - Vera Project*
11/17 - Boise, ID - The Crux*
11/18 - Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court*
11/19 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theater*
11/20 - Lawrence, KS - Jackpot*
11/21 - St. Louis, MO - The Demo*
11/22 - Chicago, IL @ Subeterranean*
11/23 - Grand Rapids, MI - Pyramid Scheme*
11/24 - Akron, OH - Musica*
11/28 - Philadelphia, PA - World Café Live*
11/29 - Boston, MA - Middle East Downstairs*

* = w/ The Hotelier, Rozwell Kid, Posture & the Grizzly

Stream “Thanks,” a New Song by Emo Collective The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die