Save Face - Merci
Album Details

U.S. Release Date: July 13, 2018

E.U. Release Date: July 13, 2018

Label: Epitaph

Recording Year: 2018

UPC/EAN Code: 45778760862

Merci

Save Face

About Merci by Save Face

New Jersey-based rock band Save Face have released their full-length debut, Merci. The album is the band’s first release for Epitaph.

With its catchy-yet-off-kilter and viscerally charged sound, Merci is a concept album about an addict dealing with post-rehab relationship struggles and an eventual paranoia-fueled meltdown. Partly inspired by the theatricality of such bands as Queen, Merci is driven by a dramatic tension that reflects Save Face’s mission of making emotionally complex, multi-faceted art.

“I think the biggest challenge is writing something that has merit in an artistic context while still being palatable and digestible for an average listener,” notes vocalist/guitarist Tyler Povanda, whose bandmates include guitarist Phil McGarry, bassist Chris Aveta, and drummer Chris Flannery. “I want someone to put these songs on while they’re having a great day the same way they can listen to it while going through a crisis.”

Formed in 2012, Save Face released their debut EP Folly in 2016. Last November, the band delivered Folly: On The Rocks—a stripped-down, partly acoustic, more intimate rendition of that EP. With their remarkable work ethic, Save Face have played hundreds of shows per year, spending an impressive nine months on the road in 2017 (including a run with their labelmates The Menzingers).

Upcoming Shows

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  1. 6.20.2019
    Indianapolis, IN
    Hoosier Dome
  2. 6.20.2019
    Indianapolis, IN
    Hoosier Dome
  3. 6.21.2019
    Columbus, OH
    Big Room Bar
  4. 6.22.2019
    Chicago, IL
    Subterranean
  5. 6.23.2019
    Louisville, KY
    Zanzabar

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OH NO I FORGOT HOW TO WRITE SONGS DANG IT

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THESE ARE THE ONLY SHOWS WE ARE PLAYING THIS SUMMER and I am FOR REAL. I hate making these kinds of posts, I mean w… https://t.co/lwxm8FjliV

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Save Face - Merci

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Save Face

Save Face

New Jersey-based rock band Save Face have released their full-length debut, Merci. The album is the band’s first release for Epitaph.

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@savefacenj

btw I played the riff from sweet child of mine during one of our songs at bled fest and literally none of you noticed

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@savefacenj

btw I played the riff from sweet child of mine during one of our songs at bled fest and literally none of you noticed

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@savefacenj

LAST SHOW OF THE YEAR IS WITH @TheStartingLine HAHAHAHA YEAH!!!!!!🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀⛄️ https://t.co/nI7XVNjl5k

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today is my birthday and my gift to myself is gonna be listening to this new song i wrote all day bc it's probably… https://t.co/mfYHMBG3TX

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I don't remember this episode looks a little scary tbh!!!! 💖🔥🏀

putting this on a t shirt soon
@yourholybuddy x… https://t.co/tWL1PbOf3p

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@savefacenj

btw I played the riff from sweet child of mine during one of our songs at bled fest and literally none of you noticed

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@savefacenj

LAST SHOW OF THE YEAR IS WITH @TheStartingLine HAHAHAHA YEAH!!!!!!🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀⛄️ https://t.co/nI7XVNjl5k

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@savefacenj

today is my birthday and my gift to myself is gonna be listening to this new song i wrote all day bc it's probably… https://t.co/mfYHMBG3TX

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@savefacenj

I don't remember this episode looks a little scary tbh!!!! 💖🔥🏀

putting this on a t shirt soon
@yourholybuddy x… https://t.co/tWL1PbOf3p

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@savefacenj

BART AND MY BIRTHDAYS ARE 1 DAY APART!!!! HAHAHAH YEAH @graduatinglife EVIL GEMINI POWER COURSING THROUGH OUR VEINS WE ARE UNSTOPPABLE ♊️💥🔥😈

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@savefacenj

OH NO I FORGOT HOW TO WRITE SONGS DANG IT

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@savefacenj

HAHAH I LIKE THIS!!!!📢📢📢📢📢📢😤💸💸💸 https://t.co/yqqe3vLn1j

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@savefacenj

THESE ARE THE ONLY SHOWS WE ARE PLAYING THIS SUMMER and I am FOR REAL. I hate making these kinds of posts, I mean w… https://t.co/lwxm8FjliV

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“BASKETBALL IS MY FAVORITE SPORT, I LIKE THE WAY THEY DRIBBLE UP AND DOWN THE COURT” https://t.co/yOauCt83cb

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BLED FEST. WHAT THE FUCK. THAT WAS THE MOST INSANE THING I HAVE EVER SEEN. WOW. THANK YOU ❤️❤️❤️

if you took pics… https://t.co/DjDncHUbMK

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