Be still my dark lifeless emo heart. AFI is back with two brand new songs. New record is out on January 20th, 2017 and will be self-titled (or called The Blood Album).
We have two songs to check out, “White Offerings” and “Snow Cats.”
The record serves up the anthemic emo sound of 2003’s Sing the Sorrow record. And first listens to these songs, similar winter iconography. Those themes would also be explore don their 2006 album Decemberunderground.
From Sing the Sorrow here’s “Girl’s Not Grey.”
And something about the wintery vibes of these first two songs, and the season…it got me thinking of “Love Like Winter.” This song is brighter than the above songs, but the subject matter speaks to “White Offerings” and “Snow Cats.” We’ll draw a thread through their early 2000s, into the commercial sounds of Decemberunderground and forward to the new the stuff.