“Medicate,” the first single from AFI’s forthcoming album, ‘Crash Love’, has just premiered on radio and the internet. The song, which will also be featured on Guitar Hero 5, is already making waves on radio stations with simultaneous worldwide premieres and band interviews. LA based KROQ got the honors in the early hours of the morning playing “Medicate” and welcoming front man Davey Havok who later explained one of the song’s many meanings as, “speaking of the mutability of elation that’s based in really powerful, yet fleeting, experiences and those experiences being referred to in a sort of metaphoric way such as medication.” While ‘Crash Love’ is the first AFI record to feature sociopolitical and observational perspectives, the darkly personal AFI lyrical strain is distinctly present on the standout single which can be heard now on MySpace.
Marking the premiere of “Medicate,” iTunes has launched a special pre-order for ‘Crash Love’ which will give fans who pre-order the album the chance to recieve “Medicate” right away. The iTunes version of ‘Crash Love’ will also feature bonus tracks “Breathing Towers To Heaven,” an unreleased demo, and “Too Late For Gods,” an unreleased studio track, both from the ‘Crash Love’ sessions.
‘Crash Love’ hits stores September 29th, and can be pre-ordered now on iTunes. For more information on AFI, including the latest news, tour dates, and more visit www.AFireInside.net, www.MySpace.com/AFI or www.facebook.com/AFireInside and stay connected with the band on Twitter @AFI.