The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid To Die

The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid To Die have announced the forthcoming release of their third full-length, Always Foreign. Due out September 29 on Epitaph, Always Foreign follows the Connecticut-bred collective’s acclaimed 2015 album Harmlessness.

Produced by TWIABP guitarist Christopher Teti, Always Foreign confronts everything from the opioid epidemic to xenophobia to emotional abuse in relationships. Throughout the album, TWIABP match their sprawling arrangements and layered lyricism with a raw emotionality.

“When we started writing we were fresh off Trump being elected, so there’s an anger to the album that’s different from what we’ve done in the past,” says TWIABP vocalist David F Bello. “There’s a lot more resistance thinking throughout the songs—not in a way that’s strictly anti-Trump, but also addressing things like white supremacy and controlling elements of the state.”

Along with Bello, Cyr, and Teti, the TWIABP lineup includes Tyler Bussey (guitar, banjo, synth, vocals), Dylan Balliett (guitar, vocals), Katie Dvorak (synth, vocals), and Steven K Buttery (percussion, vocals). Formed in Connecticut in 2009, TWIABP made their full-length debut with Whenever, If Ever (a 2013 release hailed as “revolutionary” by Pitchfork) and later delivered Harmlessness (praised as “bold and complex and dazzling” by Noisey and “grandiose and dramatic” by NPR).

Past Shows


Oct
18
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2017
Triple Rock Social Club
Oct
18
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2017
Triple Rock Social Club
Nov
8
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2015
7th St Entry
Nov
8
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2015
7th St Entry
Jan
23
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2014
7th St Entry
Jan
23
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2014
7th St Entry

INTO IT. OVER IT. (solo acoustic)

with The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid To Die, A Great Big Pile Of Leaves and Farewell Continental

More Shows

Aug
24
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7th St Entry

Lee DeWyze

Nov
17
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7th St Entry

King Buffalo

with Transcendental Strangers? and DIIE
Oct
14
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Turf Club

Satsang

Sep
19
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First Avenue

Japanese Breakfast

with Luna Li