The Skinny: Dine Alone Records is excited to announce the upcoming 5th studio LP from legendary UK band Swervedriver. I Wasn’t Born To Lose You will be released in Canada April 7 and is the long awaited follow up to the band’s 1998 album 99th Dream. Check out the new track “Setting Sun” above and see below for album details as well as the band’s upcoming Canadian tour dates.
In 1990 London’s indie rock guitar scene was developing a distinctive new psychedelic sound: swirling, dreamy, mysterious and very much of the British Isles. One band stood out by hot-wiring that sound with the subversive energy of some American bands of the era and that band was Swervedriver. They had the liquid distortion of shoe gaze combined with the cool swagger of Hüsker Dü, Sonic Youth, and Dinosaur Jr – giving them a unique sound and attitude.
I Wasn’t Born To Lose You Track Listing:
02. Last Rites
03. For A Day Like Tomorrow
04. Setting Sun
06. English Subtitles
07. Red Queen Arms Race
08. Deep Wound
09. Lone Star
10. I Wonder?
Canadian Tour Dates:
05/04 – Montreal, QC @ Theatre Fairmount
05/05 – Ottawa, ON @ Zaphod Beeblebrox
05/06 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
05/07 – London, ON @ Call the Office
05/08 – Hamilton, ON @ This Ain’t Hollywood