The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die - Harmlessness
Album Details

U.S. Release Date: September 25, 2015

Label: Epitaph

Recording Year: 2015

UPC/EAN Code: 45778740154

Harmlessness

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

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

Connecticut-based atmospheric post-emo band The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die have announced that their second full-length album, Harmlessness, will be released on September 25 via Epitaph.

The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die titled their first release Formlessness and the word has seemingly become a thesis for the band ever since. Harmlessness is a new acme in striking melodies, poignant narratives, and confident, compelling songs out of the band's own complicated and imaginative aesthetic. TWIABP has made flexible, vivid art out of their refusal to be any one form. And as vocalist and guitar player Derrick Shanholtzer-Dvorak explains, "'Harmlessness' is a state to be achieved and an ethos that fits with the open spirit of being 'formless'.

TWIABP create their dense textured sound with multi-layered and heavily effected guitars as well as synthesizer, cello, and trumpet. They have released one full length album, Whenever, If Ever, in 2013 on Topshelf Records that was lauded "revolutionary" by Pitchfork. The band's lineup is ever-changing and currently consists of David Bello – vocals, Josh Cyr – bass, Derrick Shanholtzer-Dvorak – guitar & vocals, Steven Buttery – drums, Chris Teti – guitar & trumpet, Tyler Bussey - guitar, and Katie Shanholtzer-Dvorak - keyboards, vocals. The band will perform at this year's The Fest in Gainesville, Florida and are currently on tour with label mates Pianos Become the Teeth.

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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

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 ...

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As Balliett recalls, the label executives "fucking hated post-emo indie guitar rock. they were into Father John Misty or whatever."

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Playing instruments nominated for Grammies. Does that mean we can be Grammy nominated?

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@twiabp

last night a tweet saved my life https://t.co/nXtu8aLICh

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@twiabp

we're here. lots of big stuff coming soon. ✌️ https://t.co/b398UmmqKv

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@twiabp

WHY DIDN'T FRODO JUST TAKE AN UBER? LOTR would have been much more concise

See Original

@twiabp

As Balliett recalls, the label executives "fucking hated post-emo indie guitar rock. they were into Father John Misty or whatever."

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@twiabp

Playing instruments nominated for Grammies. Does that mean we can be Grammy nominated?

See Original

@twiabp

Whatchu know about sophisticated instruments? https://t.co/xW8GNIqdvS

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@twiabp

Spotify is currently reminding me that the band I'm listening to is closely related to Eve 6 and Matchbox Twenty

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@twiabp

You ever get embarrassed by the related artists list on Spotify when you listen to a dope record? Currently 1 step away from Eve 6....

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I swear to Satan that I'm going to find a place to say "Send me all your vampires" on LP3 @ThirdEyeBlind

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