Biffy Clyro to release new album in May

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 5 March 2020
Biffy Clyro

Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro

Biffy Clyro will release their new album, 'A Celebration of Endings', on May 15, as they released new song 'End Of' on Thursday (05.03.20)

Biffy Clyro will release their new album, 'A Celebration of Endings', on May 15.

The 'Wolves of Winter' rockers – comprised of Simon Neil, and twins James and Ben Johnston – have announced their ninth studio album will be titled 'A Celebration of Endings', and will be released in just over two months.

Simon said: "This is the first time I've mentioned it. So the album is called 'A Celebration of Endings' and it's out May 15th. Let's f***ing go man!"

The album will come as a follow-up to 2019's 'Balance, Not Symmetry', which also served as the soundtrack to a film of the same name, co-written by Simon.

On Thursday (05.03.20), Biffy Clyro premiered new song 'End Of' during Zane Lowe's radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio, and the track is believed to form part of the upcoming album.

Speaking about the new song, Simon explained it was written after the band ended a "professional relationship" with someone they'd worked with for two decades.

In an interview with Zane, Simon said: "We ended a professional relationship with someone that worked with us closely for 20 years and this song is basically saying 'I've had enough'. I know what I think, I know what I believe in, but I'm not putting up with your s**t anymore and I feel that we're in a really important part of this century as well.

"I know it's been a strange and slightly depressing few years but I think we're bouncing off the bottom now. You know that song's about a relationship, but I feel that even as a society we can learn from the past without being enthralled to it or being in awe of it. You know a lot of rock bands still try and make records that sound like an AC/DC record or a Black Sabbath record ... and I think we need to look forward. I want to use all the tools at my disposal."

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