Can't Swim Premieres Gritty Post-Hardcore Rocker 'Congratulations, Christopher Hodge': Exclusive


New Jersey quartet Can't Swim is readying its second LP in as a few years for the punk-focused indie Pure Noise Records. It's known as This Too Won't Pass -- a riff on the previous adage most of us, by now, have discovered isn't fully true. But fairly than being a complete bummer, Can't Swim's new album strives to seek out momentary bits of readability in these struggles that always linger in our lives.

Their newest music -- premiering solely Billboard -- focuses on the brighter aspect, a minimum of in its namesake. "Congratulations, Christopher Hodge," the final music written for the brand new album, takes its title from Can't Swim's supervisor and longtime good friend.

Explains lead singer Chris LoPorto: "[Christopher] and his spouse are having a child the identical month our new report comes out and the title was a solution to bless their new household collectively. We grew up taking part in music with one another and he is without doubt one of the foremost causes Can’t Swim exists. We had all of the demos achieved and able to be recorded when he requested me to put in writing yet another music saying, 'You by no means know when creativity will strike.' A couple of days earlier than getting into the studio I sat down and wrote the entire music in a couple of hours and despatched it to him. He’s at all times pushing me to work exhausting at this band and has believed in it since day one. It made all of the sense on this planet to call it in honor of him as a result of truth he was the only purpose I wrote it."

This Too Won't Pass hits shops Nov. 16. You can discover pre-order particulars and dates for his or her upcoming tour with Trophy Eyes, Seaway, Microwave and Hot Mulligan right here. Find "Congratulations, Christopher Hodge" and all of its gang vocal-infused glory beneath.