Following 4 **** & 5 ***** star reviews for Earth Man Blues in April, and a secret-identity side project, Cub Scout Bowling Pins in July, Guided By Voices are quickly back with another wild new album, ‘IT’S NOT THEM. IT COULDN’T BE THEM. IT IS THEM!,’ featuring the single “My (Limited) Engagement” which streams on Friday. Pre-order available at Rockathon Records.The LP is out Oct. 22nd via GBV Inc.
‘It’s Not Them. It Couldn’t Be Them. It Is Them!’ TRACKLISTING 1. Spanish Coin 2. High in the Rain 3. Dance of Gurus 4. Flying Without a License 5. Psycho House 6. Maintenance Man of the Haunted House 7. I Share a Rhythm 8. Razor Bug 9. I Wanna Monkey 10. Cherub and the Great Child Actor 11. Black and White Eyes in a Prism 12. People Need Holes 13. The Bell Gets Out of the Way 14. Chain Gang Island 15. My (Limited) Engagement
On the track, Guided By Voices guitarist Doug Gillard writes, “My Limited Engagement is hook-laden heavy guitar pop/rock with a soaring vocal melody from Bob, anchored by solid & slightly atypical timing. I think it’s an incredible song.”
GBV’s first show post-pandemic will be Saturday, August 28 at Skully’s in Columbus, Ohio (already sold out). Many more US tour dates have been announced at GBV.com/tour