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Trying to coast by on the sound that had gotten them tagged as emo way back in the day—correctly or otherwise—could only have culminated, on a project this thematically ambitious, in a sense of blunder.
The leap forward they’ve made in writing, arrangements, and production on the new album might be compared with the kind of step up that fellow Warped alumnus My Chemical Romance made with The Black Parade.
Plain White T's shined with a gift from the past at this year's APMAs, offering up a performance of their decade-old, classic song, "Hey There Delilah."Grab a box of tissues, and watch the intimate set below.
Read more: Watch the rest of the 2017 APMAs performances here Earning platinum status, "Hey There Delilah" was originally released on Plain White T's third album, , and subsequently began to climb the charts in 2007.
The band have just completed a US headline tour and will be performing at the Download Festival on the 12th June, they have also confirmed their rescheduled London date for June 14th at 100 Club.
In some of the most quantifiable ways, the Plain White T’s count as a veteran outfit.
“The scope is a lot bigger than anything we’ve done before,” Higgenson says.
I left there wanting to make an album that gave people that same feeling.” Higgenson, the group’s principal singer and songcrafter, held onto that concept through the full year of writing that followed.
“There are songs like the title track and ‘Welcome to Mystery’ and ‘Cirque Dans La Rue’ that are a little bit more in your face with the idea of it.
“The entire show has pirate ships, clowns and carousel horses coming up and going back into the pool, and at one point there’s a piano that comes up out of the water, and it was really epic,” he says.
“I just loved it, and it gave me that feeling of being a kid and seeing Goonies for the first time, or Indiana Jones —so adventurous and imaginative and different.