Broken Social Scene have released their first new song in seven years. Entitled “Halfway Home,“ the new song follows the band’s critically acclaimed 2010 album Forgiveness Rock Record, and is a welcome return from the Canadian collective.
Broken Social Scene performed “Halfway Home” live for the first time last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The performance included band members Kevin Drew, Brendan Canning, Justin Peroff, Andrew Whiteman, Charles Spearin, Sam Goldberg, Ariel Engle, Metric’s Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw, Stars’ Amy Millan and Evan Cranley, David French, and Dave Hodge. Watch it HERE.
Following celebrated performances at last year’s Pitchfork Festival in Chicago, End of the Road Festival in the UK, and more, Broken Social Scene have also announced their first tour dates of 2017. Dates are below; press HERE to buy tickets to any of the shows.
05-23-17 Manchester, United Kingdom – Albert Hall
05-24-17 London, United Kingdom – Brixton Academy
05-26-17 Neustrelitz, Germany – Immergut Festival
05-28-17 Antwerp, Belgium – Trix Club
05-29-17 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
05-30-17 Paris, France – Alhambra
06-01-17 Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Sound
06-03-17 Toronto, Ontario – Field Trip
06-24-17 Pasadena, CA – Arroyo Seco Weekend
08-05-17 Montreal, Quebec – Osheaga