The Lawrence Arms - Skeleton Coast
Album Details

U.S. Release Date: July 17, 2020

E.U. Release Date: July 17, 2020

Label: Epitaph

Recording Year: 2020

UPC/EAN Code: 45778775965

Skeleton Coast

The Lawrence Arms

About Skeleton Coast by The Lawrence Arms

Chicago bred trio The Lawrence Arms will release Skeleton Coast, their first album in six years, on July 17.

Skeleton Coast was recorded 30 miles east of El Paso, TX at Sonic Ranch Studios with longtime producer Matt Allison. It was kind of like album camp in the sense that we were in this very remote setting for two weeks and really focusing on making the record. That was a very different experience for us because we’ve always made our records in Chicago which is home and all the things about home are in the way,” says vocalist and guitarist Chris McCaughan.

The album contains the elements of the band’s sound that fans have come to love for the past two decades but recontextualizes them in a way that somehow sounds perfectly aligned with this strange time in our collective history. Although it was written and recorded before the Coronavirus upended the world, the band’s seventh studio album sounds eerily prescient as it imagines an apocalyptic future where coyotes croon and wolf packs roam free. “For a band who has been around as long as us, this is about as urgent of a record as we could make,” vocalist and bassist Brendan Kelly explains. “It may be kind of dark but it’s really about searching for light in the darkness and finding it, as small as those moments may seem. That’s sort of where we’re at: Collecting the scraps of things that could make for a bearable existence in dark times.”

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The Lawrence Arms - Skeleton Coast

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The Lawrence Arms

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We got a new song and viiiiideo for y’all to check out! Go https://t.co/pYldpeaNg4 and while you’re there, preorder… https://t.co/aFBEF0IExS

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@thelawrencearms

Our friends at @NewNoiseMags have made the very important decision to put us on the cover. We are, as the kids say,… https://t.co/4x7wmacNrq

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@thelawrencearms

We would like to apologize to all other active bands officially. Skeleton Coast is the best record ever and it’s ki… https://t.co/748zHmHA0G

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@thelawrencearms

Last day of our fundraiser. Go get our cool bandana or anything else. All proceeds go to black visions collective. https://t.co/1KFR5CjEAb

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@thelawrencearms

Hey friends, Chris here. For the next 72 hours we’re donating 100% of the proceeds from our merch store to a cause… https://t.co/YW009pPwtG

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@thelawrencearms

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