The Menzingers - Rented World
Album Details

U.S. Release Date: April 22, 2014

E.U. Release Date: April 21, 2014

Label: Epitaph

Recording Year: 2013

UPC/EAN Code: 45778732166

Rented World

The Menzingers

About Rented World by The Menzingers

The Menzginers are in a crucial period of growth. Now in their mid-20s, members Greg Barnett (guitar/vocals), Tom May (guitar/vocals), Eric Keen (bass), and Joe Godino (drums), seek a greater wisdom in life, even if they are old enough to know better. A theme that strongly permeates throughout the album. "Things start to feel a little more serious," said May. "When we were younger we wrote fiery songs because at that age it's your world view. Now I look at the world and think 'well, maybe I'm not right all the time.'"

Another change for the former Scranton, Pennsylvania housemates is their studio location. They entered Miner Street Studio for the first time in Fishtown, Philly in the fall of 2013. Jonathan Low, whose rich Americana influences can be heard on his work with The National, Sharon Van Etten, and Kurt Vile was enlisted to engineer the album. When writing the new material, the band recognized their shifts in their craft, shifts they knew would best be handled by Low. "We wanted to go to somebody who wasn't used to recording punk records, though it wasn't in a pretentious way, like we wanted to become an indie rock band," stated May.

The end result is an album that fearlessly collides the snarl of emo with grungy, 90s grit and exploring the celestial expanse of post-rock. It's slightly new territory for a band coping with their mid-20s. And lyrically touches on matters that any red blooded human of that age can relate to.

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    Berlin, Germany
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  2. 4.28.2017
    Munster, Germany
    Skater Palace
  3. 4.29.2017
    Meerhout, Belgium
    Groezrock Festival
  4. 5.18.2017
    Tokyo Shinjuku, Japan
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  5. 5.19.2017
    Numazu, Japan
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Tonight we make our triumphant return to Deutschland! Köln tonight, sold out!

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Tonight we make our triumphant return to Deutschland! Köln tonight, sold out!

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We are playing in Brighton, UK on July 9th at The Haunt! https://t.co/P94hueNHvz

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Glasgow tonight! Sold the fahuck out! Let's do this.

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Tonight we make our triumphant return to Deutschland! Köln tonight, sold out!

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@themenzingers

Tickets are on-sale now for our show in Brighton! https://t.co/XEbY4CZK8j https://t.co/UMLMEIMT98

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@themenzingers

We are excited to be joining our friends in @BouncingSoulsNJ on August 25th at @thestonepony! Tickets on-sale this… https://t.co/DB2eYYETVp

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We are playing in Brighton, UK on July 9th at The Haunt! https://t.co/P94hueNHvz

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@themenzingers

Glasgow tonight! Sold the fahuck out! Let's do this.

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@themenzingers

To celebrate @JawbreakerBand's return, Greg put together a playlist of Jawbreaker Essentials for @TIDALHiFi! https://t.co/CT1Xr4eswZ

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@themenzingers

Manchester tonight with @theflatliners and @thedirtynil at Academy 2! Less than 50 tickets left!

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@themenzingers

JAWBREAKER!!!!!!!!!! AH!!!!! Thank you @RiotFest https://t.co/b1UfddNc9G

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There are 20 tickets for tonight’s show available at this link https://t.co/vTospr8GQJ and we will have 30 available at the door!

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