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The Lemon Twigs Officially Announce Sophomore Album, a Concept Musical

Go to School Due Out August 23 via 4AD

Jul 10, 2018 Photography by Olivia Bee
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The Lemon Twigs (aka brothers Brian and Michael D'Addario) released their debut album, Do Hollywood, in 2016 on 4AD. Late last night shared a new song, the string- and piano-backed "If You Give Enough." Last month the band shared a teaser video for something called Go to School, which was described as "a musical by The Lemon Twigs" (watch it below again). Now Go to School has been officially announced as their sophomore album with an August 23 release date via 4AD. Below is the album's tracklist and cover art, as well as "If You Give Enough" again. Also below are the band's tour dates.

The Lemon Twigs recorded the album in their Long Island house. It features Jody Stephens (Big Star) and their father Ronnie D'Addario. A press release says Go to School "tells the heartbreaking coming of age story of Shane, a pure of heart chimpanzee raised as a human boy as he comes to terms with the obstacles of life. Todd Rundgren and their real life mother Susan Hall play Shane's parents."

The band had this to say about the album in the press release: "Something now, then, big, small, bleak, and hopeful. All in under an hour."

Of "If You Give Enough," the press release says: "In lines like 'Your life's only good as love, if you give enough,' the moral of the fable is revealed: give a lot of love without expecting it in return and you won't be corrupted by the hate around you."

Last year The Lemon Twigs followed up Do Hollywood with the Brothers of Destruction EP and back in March they shared two new songs, "Foolin' Around" and "Tailor Made," neither of which is featured on the album.

Read our 2016 interview with The Lemon Twigs in our Pleased to Meet You section.

Go to School Tracklist:

1. Never In My Arms, Always In My Heart
2. The Student Becomes The Teacher
3. Rock Dreams
4. The Lesson
5. Small Victories
6. Wonderin' Ways
7. The Bully
8. Lonely
9. Queen Of My School
10. Never Know
11. Born Wrong/Heart Song
12. The Fire
13. Home of a Heart (The Woods)
14. This Is My Tree
15. If You Give Enough

The Lemon Twigs Tour Dates: 

August 8 - OSLO, NO - Øya Festival
August 9 - GOTHENBURG, SE - Way Out West Festival
August 11 - REES, DE - Haldern Pop Festival
August 14 - LONDON, UK - The Lexington
August 15 - LONDON, UK - The Lexington
August 17 - BRECON BEACONS, UK - Green Man Festival
August 18 - BIDDINGHUIZEN, NL - Lowlands Festival
August 19 - SAINT-MALO, FR - La Route Du Rock
August 23 - NEW YORK, NY - Baby's All Right
September 6, 7 - MANCHESTER, UK - Manchester Arena*
September 9, 10, 12, 13 - LONDON, UK - O2 Arena*
September 15, 16 - BIRMINGHAM, UK - Birmingham Arena*
September 18, 19, 21, 22 - SHEFFIELD, UK - FlyDSA Arena*
September 24, 25 - DUBLIN, IE - 3Arena*
September 27, 28 - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK - Metro Radio Arena*
October 15 - LOS ANGELES, CA - The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
October 16, 17 - LOS ANGELES, CA - Hollywood Bowl*
November 18 - MEXICO CITY, MX - Corona Capital

* w/ Arctic Monkeys

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