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