Emerging Aussie four-piece,The Faim,have released their long-awaited debut album, ‘State of Mind‘ viaBMG. The full-length effort is available to stream and downloadHERE. Created over the course of two years with numerous songwriters and producers, the record includes a collection of songs that showcase a vast range of styles and tones. Upbeat anthems like“Humans,”“Summer Is a Curse,”and“Beautiful Drama,”reveal the group’s skill at crafting resonant pop-rock hits, while“Tongue Tied,”“Buying Time,”and“Amelie”are saturated with fiery rock riffs. Melodic closing tracks,“Where the River Runs”and“State of Mind,”also underscore the quartet’s knack for authentic and raw songwriting. Overall, the album shows a band on the ascent, and a group of musicians who are all about making genuine songs that bring people together to create a community.
“We can’t believe that our debut album,State of Mind, is finally out! This record has been a long time coming and highlights our development since the writing process began a few years ago,” saysThe Faim.“State of Mindis a huge step for the sonic direction of our band, delving into territories that push the boundaries of what we’ve experimented with previously. We hope that people find something special and unique in these songs and enjoy them as much as we do!”
Currently on the cover ofRock Sound Magazineand fresh off of a successful headline run across the U.K. and Europe, The Faim will be heading back out on the road in celebration of ‘State of Mind’this fall. The outfit will first embark on a massive co-headline tour across theU.S. with fellow Aussie band,Stand Atlantic. Live Nation’s Ones To WatchandThe Noiseare confirmed to present the entire run of dates. The trek kicked off this week on Tuesday, September 17 in Houston, TX and plays in 25 total cities nationwide, including major stops in Atlanta, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Los Angeles. After a short break, the band is set to close out the year with another batch of headline dates overseas. A complete touring itinerary can be found below, and all tickets can be purchased on The Faim’s official websiteHERE.
Over the past year, The Faim has amassed a strong following around the world, to say the least. To date, the group has played183 showsacross16 countries, in addition to performing at European festival staples includingReading & Leeds, Lollapalooza Berlin, Download,andSlam Dunk.They’ve alsosold outshows in London, Sydney, Amsterdam, and Hamburg, toured globally withPVRIS, Andy Black,andSleeping With Sirens,and collaborated with the likes ofJohn Feldmann, Pete Wentz, Mark Hoppus, Josh Dun, Ashton Irwin,and more.“Summer Is a Curse,”the title-track from their critically acclaimed debut EP (2018 via BMG), has become a bona fide hit in Germany, hitting #12 on the airplay charts after being played 24,000 times on German radio that year. The earworm, which appears in aJeep commercialin France, hit #2 at radio in the Czech Republic. The Faim also scored the soundtrack toCoca-Cola’sglobal advertising campaign for Coke Zero, which was shown in 18 countries worldwide.