LISTEN: Two New Broken Social Scene Songs!

100323-broken-social-scene.jpg
Broken Social Scene
WRITTEN BY
Tim Herrera

It's a special present from our friendly neighbors to the north: Toronto's Broken Social Scene have released two new songs from their upcoming album, Forgiveness Rock Record, out May 4.

The tracks -- "Forced to Love" and "All to All" -- showcase two very different sides of the Canadian collective. "Forced to Love" is a fast-paced, riff-heavy rocker with aggressive vocals from frontman Kevin Drew. "All to All," meanwhile, brings the intensity way down, focusing on quiet electronic ambience and gorgeous, airy vocals.

This is the second time the band have teased fans with material from their upcoming album. Last month, they dropped the terrific "World Sick," their first new song in five years.

BSS also mesmerized audiences in Austin, TX, last week, scoring a spot on SPIN's Best Moments of SXSW list.

Listen to both new songs -- plus "World Sick" -- below, then tell us what you think in the comments section.

LISTEN: Broken Social Scene, "World Sick"

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 DJ Center — 2AM inna London Dub " 05:10
  • 2 The Pains of Being Pure at Heart — Eurydice " 04:19
  • 3 Twin Shadow — To The Top " 03:20
  • 4 Fantasmes — Bare Bones " 04:58
  • 5 The Black Angels — An Occurrence at 4507 South Third Street " 03:20
  • 6 Soundgarden — Black Hole Sun (Demo) " 05:54
  • 7 J Dilla — Give Em What They Want " 02:45

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA