Modern Baseball Release 30 Days, 30 Songs Track “Bart To The Future Part 2: The Musical”

November 11, 2016
Jessica Flynn

Jessica Flynn

Modern Baseball Release 30 Days, 30 Songs
Trump Protest Song
“Bart To The Future Part 2: The Musical”

“A powerhouse songwriting duo” –NPR
“A wealth of infectious songs that are both sharply observed and sharply written” –Pitchfork
“The band has created an intimate, largely D.I.Y. world that feels fresh and vital” –The New York Times
Philadelphia’s Modern Baseball has released a Trump protest song today as part of 30 Days, 30 Songs called “Bart To The Future Part 2: The Musical“. The band said of the new track, “”It was impossible to say EVERYTHING we wanted to say about Trump. We knew that looking at him as a peer, rather than this untouchable figure, that we could judge and treat him like any other greedy, self-centered, short-tempered, racist, sexist, unqualified person you meet in everyday life. Still, knowing that name calling will get you nowhere — we kept our examples generalized so that listeners can come to their own conclusions about how Trump really is, and how he would be as POTUS.”
Listen to “Bart To The Future Part 2: The Musical”

Modern Baseball released their new LP Holy Ghost this May to widespread acclaim from The New York Times, NPR, Pitchfork, MTV, Boston Globe, Stereogum, The Guardian, Consequence of Sound, Alternative Press, AV Club, SPIN and numerous other publications of note.

Modern Baseball is Jacob Ewald (guitar/vocals), Brendan Lukens (guitar/vocals), Ian Farmer (bass) and Sean Huber (drums). Holy Ghost was recorded by Joe Reinhart (Hop Along, Joyce Manor) at Headroom Studios in Philadelphia.

Tour Dates (all dates w/ Brand New & The Front Bottoms):
11/07 – Birmingham, AL @ Alabama Theatre
11/08 – Greenville, SC @ Bon Secours Arena
11/10 – Fairfax, VA @ Eagle Bank Arena
11/11 – Allentown, PA @ PPL Center
11/12 – University Park, PA @ Bryce Jordan Center

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