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December 2018 / January 2019
New Music Friday

The new album from As It Is is here, check out 'The Great Depression' in full

And read all about it in the new issue of Upset.
Published: 12:00 am, August 10, 2018Words: Sam Taylor.
The new album from As It Is is here, check out 'The Great Depression' in full

As It Is have released their new album 'The Great Depression’, out now (10th August) on Fearless Records. Their third record, it sees them hitting the road this November and December for a handful of shows including London’s Kentish Town Forum.

Patty Walters says of the record: “’The Great Depression’ is about the societal romanticisation of depression, the disrepair of present-day human connection, told through the story of a man who finds himself face-to-face with Death. This album is about asking questions rather than offering answers, exploring the lines where consolation and glorification collide, and asking if art is too subjective to offer a universal solution.

“We’ve approached this subject with the tremendous respect and sensitivity it warrants. Mental health awareness and prioritisation has always been immensely important to us, and we want to use this platform for good and to challenge problematic behaviours and stigmas. More so than ever before, we’ll be working alongside incredible non-profits, donating proceeds to worthy causes, and using our music in hopes of creating a positive change."

Catch the band on tour:

NOVEMBER
25: BRISTOL Thekla
26: EDINBURGH Liquid Rooms
28: MANCHESTER o2 Ritz
29: BIRMINGHAM o2 Institute

DECEMBER
01: LONDON o2 Forum Kentish Town

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