New Song from The Futureheads!!!


The boys are back in town! Here’s the first single off of The Futureheads‘ upcoming album News and Tributes. I’ve been waiting a long-ass time for this, especially after how great “Area” was…

[MP3] The FutureheadsSkip To The End
Wait wait wait….seriously? I mean…it’s a good song I guess, and it will probably get better with each subsequent listen, but it’s not really what I expected. It just sounds a little too “normal.” The F-heads are so great because they’re not really like anything else out there music-wise (to a certain extent), but this song sounds like it could have been laid down by any band with about 2 hours of free time on their hands. But “so what” you’ll say…who cares if it’s not too original! Well, that’s where a lot of bands’ sophomore efforts fail…they look at what worked in the past and streamline it. I really hope the album is better than this teaser suggests.

More (older) Futureheads here.

In other news, thanks so much for the tremendous response for the most recent contest! I didn’t realize how much work it would be, checking out like 90 bands, but it was pretty enjoyable for the most part. I’ve narrowed it down to about 5 bands, and will announce a winner probably by Monday…so stay tuned!

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Anonymous April 2, 2006 at 3:13 pm

I like this song actually. Maybe its not groundbreaking, but its pretty good stuff I think.

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Sean April 2, 2006 at 8:15 pm

thanks! been waiting for this song!

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Brendawg April 2, 2006 at 10:14 pm

I really am enjoying this song too. It’s different and I like that.

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Anonymous April 2, 2006 at 11:58 pm

i like it too.

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Katie April 3, 2006 at 7:32 pm

I like it, fun rhythms.

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Compitan April 4, 2006 at 10:16 am

Your joking right? sounds like The Proclaimers reincarnated!

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Anonymous April 6, 2006 at 4:27 pm

this is such a disappointment…it’s so bland compared to everything they’ve put out so far. hopefully the album will be more like area, less like this.

ps. haha, does sound like the proclaimers

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Anonymous August 19, 2009 at 2:59 am

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