MUSIC NEWS: The Used Announce Album Details & Reveal Video For New Single
Photo Credit: Brian Cox
The Used have announced their eighth studio album Heartwork, due for release on 24th April via Big Noise/Hassle Records.
In light of the news, the band have released a video for their latest single Paradise Lost, a poem by John Milton.
“I’ve always been a bit obsessed with Paradise Lost,” comments frontman Bert McCracken. “I really dug deep into the poem and its author, John Milton. As I was reading a lot of his political essays, I realised that a lot of what ‘Satan’ says in Paradise Lost are quotes directly from John Milton’s own mouth. A lot of people thought he was the devil back then. He had a huge problem with the show of opulence from the Church. He thought it was disgusting. His poem is about the failed revolution against the Church of England, which is Satan’s failed revolution on earth. And what’s more incredible or exciting than a failed revolution?”
Like what you hear? You can pre-order or pre-save Heartwork HERE.
See The Used live at one of the following dates:
Sat 23rd – LEEDS, UK – Slam Dunk Festival
Sun 24th – HATFIELD, UK – Slam Dunk Festival
Tue 26th – LONDON, UK – Lafayette
Wed 27th – BRIGHTON, UK – Concorde 2
Sat 30th – PARIS, FR – Slam Dunk Festival
Sun 31st – ANTWERP, BE – Zappa
Tue 2nd – MILAN, IT – Circolo Magnolia
Wed 3rd – ZURICH, CH – Dynamo
Tue 9th – MOSCOW, RU – Arbat Hall
Wed 10th – ST PETERSBURG, RU – Zal
Tickets for the shows are on sale HERE.