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RÜFÜS DU SOL Return with Haunting New Single “Alive” [MUST LISTEN]

Freak Feed | July 13, 2021

RÜFÜS DU SOL go deep with their newly released production, tapping the highs and lows of a lost but not forgotten year and reevaluating what it means to be “Alive.”

The reflective single is adorned with haunting lyricism, inventive broken beat percussion and buzzing synths, tinged with darkness and glistening energy. It’s an extension of the beauty heard on their 2018 album SOLACE, yet an exciting, fresh take on their art at the same time.

RÜFÜS’ lead singer Tyrone sings with raw, urgent emotion and the words strike a familiar chord — There’s a pain in my chest that I can’t describe. While these are “intensely personal lyrics” for the vocalist, they also represent what so many of us have endured during a year in lockdown.

Tyrone shares his thoughts on the production:

It’s a heavier song in some ways, but at its core it’s hopeful. We are — all of us — living in this transitional moment right now and we wanted to focus on the hope that the future holds for us all. To focus on the light at the end of this tunnel.

With this, RÜFÜS DU SOL continue to defy expectations and bring their immersive soundscape into 2021.

“Alive” is out now via Rose Avenue and Reprise / Warner Records.

RÜFÜS DU SOL – Alive

General tickets go on sale July 16th at 10am local time in each market – purchase tickets HERE.

RÜFÜS DU SOL 2021 Summer / Fall Festival Dates:

Sun July 25                        Las Vegas, NV                                  Art of the Wild – (DJ SET)

Sun Sep 5                          Manchester, TN                              Bonnaroo

Fri Sep 24                          New York, NY                                   Gov Ball Festival

Sat Oct 2                            Austin, TX                                          Austin City Limits Weekend 1

Sat Oct 9                            Austin, TX                                          Austin City Limits Weekend 2

Sat Oct 23                          Miami, FL                                           III Points Festival

Sun Oct 31                        San Francisco, CA                           Outside Lands Festival

RÜFÜS DU SOL 2021 North American Fall Tour Dates:

Thu Nov 04                       Phoenix, AZ                                      Arizona Federal Theatre

Sat Nov 06                         Las Vegas, NV                                  Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

Fri Nov 12                         Los Angeles, CA                             Banc of California Stadium

Sat Nov 13                        Los Angeles, CA                              Banc of California Stadium

Sun Nov 14                       Los Angeles, CA                             Banc of California Stadium

Thu Nov 18                       Houston, TX                                      401 Franklin Street

Sat Nov 20                         Irving, TX                                           The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

Photo Credit: Elliot Lee Hazel

Written by Freak Feed

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