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The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die Bio

Connecticut-based band The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die has a new album Harmlessness available now. It is the band's second album and first with Epitaph.

If Harmlessness marks a new milestone for the band, and its foremost artistic achievement, it’s also an album that spends time pondering the years that The World Is A Beautiful Place has spent finding its place. The title itself is a play on the band’s first release, a gesture inspired by the return of founding member Tyler Bussey. Yet Derrick Shanholtzer-Dvorak also sees “Harmlessness” as a state to be achieved, an ethos that fits with all the open spirit of being “formless”. In Shanholtzer-Dvorak’s words, the goal is “to exist in harmlessness, doing no harm to those around you.” It’s a fitting idea for an album this devoted to beauty and humanity, and the search to find one in the other.

The group create their dense textured sound with multi-layered and heavily effected guitars as well as synthesizer, cello, and trumpet. In their idealistic maximalist world, more of everything is better.

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  1. 1.26.2017
    Brooklyn, NY
    Brooklyn Bazaar
  2. 1.27.2017
    Cambridge, MA
    The Middle East Upstairs
  3. 1.28.2017
    Philadelphia, PA
    PhilaMOCA
  4. 1.29.2017
    Baltimore, MD
    Metro Gallery

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The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die

The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die

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make evil afraid of evil's shadow

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*image of ringo first introducing "yellow submarine" at beatles practice*

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We will have a limited number of these 4-color 18x24" prints at our upcoming East Coast shows. Get to the gig. https://t.co/5mUTzRIFeW

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just got a cease and desist letter from my ISP for continuing to download cars

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*image of tom delonge discovering roses by the stairs after long day of work*

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