ARCHITECTS release their brand new single ‘Meteor’ today, following a world exclusive play last night with Annie Mac on Radio 1 as her ‘Hottest Record In The World’. This is the forth single to be taken from their forthcoming ninth studio album ‘For Those That Wish To Exist’. Previous single ‘Animals’ was a Radio 1 play-listed track and along with the more recent released singles ‘Black Lungs’ and ‘Dead Butterflies’, the singles from this campaign have so far amassed over 31 million streams.
On ‘For Those That Wish To Exist’, ARCHITECTS tackle the biggest questions facing the future of our planet with their grandest, most expansive sonic offering yet. On the self-produced record, the band build upon the band’s hallmark post-metalcore and layers a burgeoning influence of electronics and orchestral strings, horns, and choirs. The result is a rich tapestry that transcends the limitations of genre and rewards exploration and immersion in its journey.
The record’s 15-tracks hang in a limbo between energising positivity that it is not too late to correct our collective course and paralysing negativity of defeatism; where hope and despondency are bed-fellows triggered daily by the simple act of existence. A reflection of human condition, ‘For Those That Wish To Exist’ calls for all of us to rise to challenge established models and strive for a collective betterment. Such concerns that have long been prevalent in the music of a band who have continually championed and shared their platform with causes such as Sea Shepherd, are outspoken critics of barbaric exercises such as fox hunting, and who focus on sustainability in everything from their touring to merch production.
‘FOR THOSE THAT WISH TO EXIST’ TRACK LISTING
Do You Dream of Armageddon?
Discourse Is Dead
An Ordinary Extinction
Impermanence ft. Winston McCall (Parkway Drive)
Flight Without Feathers
Little Wonder ft. Mike Kerr (Royal Blood)
Goliath ft. Simon Neil (Biffy Clyro)
Dying Is Absolutely Safe
ARCHITECTS is vocalist Sam Carter, drummer Dan Searle, bassist Ali Dean and
guitarists Josh Middleton and Adam Christianson.
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