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Art Brut Unveil ‘Complicated’ Tracklisting

British punk quintet Art Brut have revealed the complete tracklisting for the band’s sophomore album It’s a Bit Complicated, impacting stateside ears with the a “Direct Hit” on June 26 via the Downtown imprint. Following in the footsteps of the band’s critically acclaimed debut record, Bang Bang Rock and Roll, the fresh album appears to have a few lyrical assertions frontman Eddie Argos and the arty brutes needed to get off their chests; previously mentioned songs like “Pump Up the Volume,” “I Will Survive,” and “Nag Nag Nag Nag” will join with others like “Blame it on the Trains” and “Jealous Guy” as eye-catching titles, rousing curiosity as to what rapid-fire lyrical wit Argos has in store for listeners this time around.

Fans can catch Art Brut’s boisterous live show tonight (April 19) at Toronto’s Mod Club, tomorrow night (April 20) at Chicago’s Subterranean venue, or Saturday night (April 21) at Los Angeles’ Troubadour before the band heads across the Atlantic for an extensive European tour throughout May and June.

It’s a Bit Complicated tracklisting:

1. “Pump Up the Volume”
2. “Direct Hit”
3. “St. Pauli”
4. “People in Love”
5. “Late Sunday Evening”
6. “I Will Survive”
7. “Post Soothing Out”
8. “Blame it on the Trains”
9. “Sound of Summer”
10. “Nag Nag Nag Nag”
11. “Jealous Guy”

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