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Boston Manor Releases "Algorithm"

Boston Manor Releases "Algorithm"

(BLACKPOOL, UK) -- Boston Manor continue their astute commentary on modern day life and its ever-evolving and mounting pressures and issues with their new single “Algorithm.” The band will be touring the United States from November 4 through December 11 with stops locally in New York City, New Jersey, and Philadelphia.

On the track, vocalist Henry Cox shares “In the current media landscape, artists now are expected not only to write & perform music; but also to be media personalities, stylists, photographers, merch companies, streamers, gamers, filmmakers & just about everything in between. We’re also expected to produce art (“content”) at such an insane rate that, combined with touring commitments, it leaves us with less and less time to actually focus on the art itself. I wrote Algorithm in response to this - the whole ‘someone else’s clothes’ thing being a reference to the fact that I often feel pressured to be a person I’m not, and that sucks.”

“Algorithm” follows on from Boston Manor’s recently released fearsome anthem "Carbon Mono", which was already inciting moshpits and scream-alongs at the band’s recent headline shows, as well as their incendiary performances at Reading and Leeds Festival and as last minute headliners of the Key Club Stage at Slam Dunk. This new music channels a lot of the frustration and alienation Cox was feeling during lockdown, proving cathartic but also devilishly savvy, bleakly funny. Cox admits that the lyrics for recent (and forthcoming) songs “are about the alienation I began to feel from the common person on the street, an alienation magnified by the way the world has reacted to Covid and the lockdown, and the George Floyd murder… Isolation, anxiety, dread…”

This crop of new music is the fruit of what guitarist Michael Cunniff describes as “the most joyful writing sessions we’d ever had,” tapping into teen influences of the late 90s – the Cardigans, the Cranberries, later-era Depeche Mode. Boston Manor recorded their new material at Stustustudio, the Brixton recording location run by producer Larry Hibbitt.

Boston Manor is Henry Cox - Vocals; Mike Cunniff - Guitars; Ash Wilson - Guitars; Dan Cunniff - Bass; and Jordan Pugh - Drums.

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This Fall, Boston Manor will be coming stateside as the main support to UK pop punk favorites Neck Deep across their run of upcoming North American shows in 2022.

Boston Manor US Tour Dates

4th Nov – Marathon Music Works – Nashville, TN

5th Nov – Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA

6th Nov – Hard Rock Café Orlando – Orlando, FL

8th Nov – The Bomb Factory – Dallas, TX

10th Nov – Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ

11th Nov ­– The Novo by Microsoft – Los Angeles, CA

12th Nov – The Glass House – Pomona, CA

13th Nov – The Freemont Theater – San Luis Obispo, CA

14th Nov – The Warfield – San Francisco, CA

16th Nov – McMenamin’s Crystal Ballroom – Portland, OR

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17th Nov – Showbox SoDo – Seattle, WA

20th Nov – Rockwell @ the Complex – Salt Lake City, UT

21st Nov – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO

22nd Nov – The Truman – Kansas City, MO

23rd Nov – Radius – Chicaco, IL

24th Nov – Skyway Theatre – Minneapolis, MN

26th Nov – Red Flag – St. Louis, MO

27th Nov – Royal Oak Music Theatre – Royal Oak, MI

28th Nov – Agora Theatre & Ballroom – Cleveland, OH

30th Nov – The Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON

1st Dec – The Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON

2nd Dec – STAGE AE – Pittsburgh, PA

3rd Dec – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ

4th Dec – Franklin Music Hall – Philadelphia, PA

6th Dec – The Fillmore Charlotte – Charlotte, NC

7th Dec – The NorVA – Norfolk, VA

8th Dec – Rams Head Live – Baltimore, MD

10th Dec – Terminal 5 – New York, NY

11th Dec – Palladium – Worcester, MA 

originally published: 09/30/2021



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