BADBADNOTGOOD reunites with Samuel T. Herring on “I Don’t Know”

It’s the last track to surface from the band’s IV sessions.

October 21, 2017

Lately, Toronto jazz quartet BADBADNOTGOOD has been generous with putting out unreleased tracks. "I Don't Know" show them reconnecting with Future Islands frontman Samuel T. Herring who previously collaborated with them on the popular IV single “Time Moves Slow.” While that soulful tune embodied an "acrimonious breakup," this one is about the hardship of coping with the loss of a loved one and learning how to move on.

According to a press release, the contemplative track was created during the band's recording sessions for their full-length album IV. BADBADNOTGOOD drummer Alex Sowinski described the song as a "deeply meaningful and poetic piece coming from a beautiful honest soul" in a post on Instagram. Stream the whole B-side in the video, below.


Catch BADBADNOTGOOD on tour this fall/winter at the following dates:

10/31 - Ludwigshafen, DE @ Enjoy Jazz
11/1 - Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
11/3 - Rotterdam, NL @ Rec Festival
11/4 - Paris, FR @ Pitchfork Paris
11/6 - Cologne. DE @ Bürgerhaus Stollwerck
11/7 - Hamburg, DE @ Mojo Club
11/10 - Warsaw, PL @ Palladium
11/11 - Groningen, NL @ Rockit
11/12 - Berlin, DE @ Astra
11/14 - London, UK @ The Roundhouse
11/15 - Bristol, UK @ Marble Bar
11/16 - Manchester, UK @ The Ritz
12/14 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox
12/15 - Portland, OR @ Rev Hall
12/16 - Oakland, CA @ The Fox Theater

BADBADNOTGOOD reunites with Samuel T. Herring on “I Don’t Know”