SPIELBERGS share new single Listen to This Is Not The End

Earlier this Autumn, as Spielbergs kicked-off their biggest ever UK headline tour, the band announced that new material would be arriving in the shape of forthcoming EP Running All The Way Home. The EP’s title track was swift to follow, and showcased the band at their triumphant best – condensing the mood of an entire world into a four-minute, adrenaline-shot thrill-ride.

Today the band are sharing another new track, This Is Not The End. Sharing the same name as their critically acclaimed breakthrough album, This Is Not The End sees the band embrace their heavier influences, walking us further into the darker side of their material. The band’s beloved fists-in-the-air anthemia again sits front and centre but this time – while roaring percussion and ear-splitting guitars fight for attention before collapsing in on themselves – there is a palpable sense of desperation in Mads Baklien’s fevered cries. He explains; “This Is Not The End is a song for all people who have been through some f***** up things in their lives. Don’t listen to voices of negativity, be it your own or others’. Don’t wait for someone else to make things better. Don’t give up. Just get up and keep going.” 

Listen to This Is Not The End on SoundCloud HERE
Listen on streaming services HERE

The EP houses a handful of new songs (Running All The Way HomeOh No and Fake A Reaction) as well as unreleased material from the album recording sessions, including the expansive and thoughtful electronic soundscapes of The Sum, and the ferocious and guttural This Is Not The End which inspired the title of their debut album and now finds its release as part of the EP.

Pre-order EP HERE

The EP will be released on limited CD, digital and a limited clear-blue vinyl – the vinyl containing three additional bonus tracks, Daisy! It’s The New MeGhost Boy & Setting Sun, all taken from their breakthrough debut EP and all previously unavailable on vinyl.

Running All The Way Home EP tracklist (digital / limited CD):

1. Running All The Way Home
2. This Is Not The End
3. Oh No
4. The Sum
5. Fake A Reaction

Running All The Way Home EP tracklist (LP):

 1. Running All The Way Home
2. This Is Not The End
3. Oh No
4. The Sum
5. Fake A Reaction
6. Ghost Boy 
7. Daisy! It’s The New Me
8. Setting Sun

Pre-order the EP HERE

Having just wrapped up their biggest UK headline tour to date, the band play more shows this winter through Norway, Sweden and Germany. 

Upcoming live dates:

Oct 26 – BLÅ, Oslo, Norway
Nov 07 – Blå Båten, Malmø , Sweden
Nov 08 – Stengade, København, Denmark
Nov 30 – Hamburg and Booze Cruice, Germany
Dec 02 – The TUBE, Düsseldorf, Germany
Dec 03 – LUX – Concerts, Hanover, Germany
Dec 05 – Kreativfabrik Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
Dec 06 – Backstage München, Munich, Germany
Dec 07 – Cassiopeia Berlin, Friedrichshain, Berlin

Further praise for Spielbergs:

“Big, heart-on-sleeve guitar-rock with a go-for-broke anthemic intensity.” – Stereogum

“Physical intensity, gooey emotions, and devotionals that are joyous.” – Pitchfork

“They’ve perhaps made the best debut of 2019 so far.” – NME

one of the year’s most triumphant rock albums.” – The FADER

“Joyfully ragged, emo-esque, power-pop songs.” – The Guardian

“Fizzing with energy and seemingly perpetually on the brink of collapsing into thrilling chaos.” – Q

“An amazing band” – Dan P Carter, Radio 1

“Fans of fuzzy, propulsive cathartic jams, are about to have a new favourite band.” – Kerrang!

“Pummelling yet melodic guitars batter you round the heart with nary a pause for breath. “ – DIY

“[This Is Not The End] is a gem of an album.” – The Line of Best Fit Album of The Week

“A roller coaster ride of rollicking riffs, descending and ascending with a luminous fury and friskiness, before delivering us back home again safe and sound, but breathless.” – The 405

“Tunes so pummelling you’ll need a sit down and a nice cup of tea afterwards.” – Dork

“Guitars drill down at all angles, while the pummeling percussion sounds like a cement mixer trying to chew up a steel beam.” – CLASH

“It offers the kind of swaggering, punch-drunk escapism we used to spend all our time wishing for in our teenage years, while making it feel utterly achievable even now we’re much older and far more cynical.” – Gold Flake Paint

“One of the most exciting bands of the year.” – The i Paper

10/10 – Powerplay

“Spielbergs sound is a sort of widescreen Superchunk, wrestling glassy, reverberating tones, into surprising forms.” – Total Guitar

“A thrilling experience of riotous anthems, driven by high-octane energy.” – Louder Than War

“True raiders of the lost grunge art.” – Classic Rock

“Spielbergs’ craftsmanship is something very special.” – Upset

“Anthemic songs that assert both urgency and aptitude” – Alt Press

More about Spielbergs

Beating an intense, heavy path in the mould of Japandroids, Dinosaur Jr., Trail of Dead, Titus Andronicus and No Age, their ability to marry the soaring and uplifting with the dark and gloomy – forever bound by their strong sense of melody – has become something of a calling-card for the band, as have their knock-out live shows.

Spielbergs are:

Mads Baklien (guitar, vocals, synth)
Stian Brennskag (bass)
Christian Løvhaug (drums)

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