Children Collide announce new album, ‘Time Itself’, and national tour
04.08.2021

Children Collide announce new album, ‘Time Itself’, and national tour

Photo by Jordan Drysdale

Their long-awaited fourth studio album drops later this month.

Beloved trio Children Collide have announced their first studio album in almost a decade, Time Itself, due for release on Friday August 27.

The album follows the band’s twice ARIA-nominated 2012 LP, Monument.

What you need to know

  • Time Itself is out on Friday August 27
  • Children Collide will tour the new record across November and December
  • Tickets are on sale now

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Recorded in New York, the LP is a progression of the fearless, provocative rock sound that earned Children Collide an avid following, stretching their boundaries further than ever.

The band have given a taste of their forthcoming album with the new single ‘Man of the People’.

“Originally titled ‘Dark Bird’, this was an instrumental I’d written just after Monument. I pulled it out, dusted it off and wrote lyrics in New York at the height of the Trump presidency,” says frontman Johnny Mackay of the track.

“I was having a bit of a rock bottom moment personally and my whole world felt like cocaine, mezcal and pathetic desperation against the backdrop of a Murdochian dystopia where the bastards had won. My reaction is always to stuff my hopelessness into an aural time capsule. I love how heavy Loren and Doug made it and the one take solo gives me anxiety when I listen back,” he says.

To celebrate the release of Time Itself, Children Collide will head on a 13-date national tour in November, stopping in at Howler on Friday November 26.

Children Collide hit Howler on Friday November 26. Tickets are on sale now. Their new album Time Itself drops on Friday August 27.