You Blew It Share New Track “Greenwood”, “Abendrot” Out 11.11.16 on Triple Crown Records

October 30, 2016
Kayla Surico

Kayla Surico


You Blew It Stream New Track “Greenwood” on SPIN

Abendrot Out November 11, 2016 on Triple Crown Records

The new album represents this band’s biggest stylistic leap” –Stereogum
Mmmmm, that’s a sweet refrain” –Vulture
The perfect appetite-whetter for the band’s LP” –GoldFlakePaint
Orlando, Florida’s You Blew It are sharing a second single from their upcoming LP Abendrot today. SPIN premiered “Greenwood”, and You Blew It singer/guitarist  Tanner Jones said of the track, “As with most other songs on this record, this one was written during a particularly confusing and difficult time… I would wander Orlando on my bike to calm myself. During one ride, I wandered into the city’s historic Greenwood Cemetery. As I searched for the grave of one of the city’s founders, this song materialized as a contemplation of death. I like to imagine that it doubles as a love song to the city, too.” Abendrot will be released on Triple Crown Records on November 11, 2016. Pre-order for the album is currently available.
Listen to “Greenwood”
Abendrot was produced by Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss at Atlas Studios in Chicago, and is You Blew It’s first effort for Triple Crown Records. Their most recent EP, 2015’s Pioneer of Nothing, was released on independent stronghold Jade Tree. Their last full-length, 2014’s Keep Doing What You’re Doing was released on Topshelf Records. You Blew It has received praise from a wide variety of outlets including Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, Stereogum, Alternative Press and more.


When You Blew It! frontman Tanner Jones describes the influence of the band’s Orlando, Florida hometown, he notes that everything feels like osmosis, a process that sees a solvent moving through a semipermeable membrane from a lower concentration into a higher concentration.

Orlando is a thriving cultural mecca with a vibrant international scene, which allows the city’s sights and sounds to seemingly shift entirely from one night to the next. This atmosphere slipped through the You Blew It!’s somewhat semipermeable writing process for Abendrot, the band’s first effort for Triple Crown Records. The osmosis of varied cultural influences surrounding the band in Orlando allowed them to focus on the intricacies of their songwriting and step into unfamiliar territory, bringing out a darker side both lyrically and sonically.

Abendrot was written in roughly four days after the band’s five members – Jones, guitarists Andy Anaya and Trevor O’Hare, bassist Andy Vila, and drummer Matthew Nissley – spent months apart, each having moved away from Orlando for various reasons. Despite the quick turnaround on the majority of the writing process, the band spent the majority of nearly six months tinkering with song structures before they felt they had the material was ready for the studio, which allowed the record’s twelve songs cover a lot of ground thematically, with an unintentional shift inward. While some of the songs deal with frontman Tanner Jones’ mental health after the long-winded production of the record straining his perfectionist personality and ultimately driving him into therapy, each song deals with something different, sometimes rooted in fiction.

With Into It. Over It’s Evan Weiss at the production helm, Abendrot was recorded over a month at Atlas Studios in Chicago, the longest the band has ever spent recording. This allowed them to experiment more with different recording techniques that included switching up the mic placement for each song, as well as playing with echoes and tape delay. Additionally, they placed an emphasis on making sure the production’s use of digital manipulation was used as sparingly as possible.

As You Blew It! continues to build their career with Abendrot, their only goal is to manage the constant internal and external pressures of the music industry and retain their integrity.

Track List:
01) Epaulette
02) Like Myself
03) Sundial Song
04) Greenwood
05) Autotheology
06) Hue
07) Canary
08) Forecasting
09) Minorwye
10) Arrowhead
11) Basin & Range
12) Kerning

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