Dashboard Confessional Is Back

The emo titan returns with his first new album in eight years.

Dashboard Confessional Is Back

Dashboard Confessional have announced their new album, Crooked Shadows, which will be released on February 9 via Fueled By Ramen. It'll be their first since 2009's After The Ending. Wrap your ears around the first single from the record below:

Into it? Read what Dashboard main man Chris Carrabba had to say about it all:

“When I wrote We Fight I thought it was just about the music scene that I came up in — a place where people who’d never quite fit in anywhere felt they actually belonged. When we began playing the song live on our summer tour, I realised that We Fight held a much broader meaning. It’s a song for people who, in spite of their differences, can find common ground in their convictions and foster those into something bigger than themselves. That, to me is something worth fighting for.

“Every album is personal, but as this album was coming together I realised, especially as the world’s political climate was rapidly changing, that ‘personal’ did not necessarily mean ‘mine.’ Suddenly, ‘Me’ became ‘We’ and that realisation was empowering, comforting and terrifying all at once.”

And if that's not got you in the mood for new Dashboard, perhaps a little singalong with this old school MTV Unplugged performance will do the job…

We've got something in our eyes, here...

That's the album cover and here's the tracklist:

1. We Fight
2. Catch You
3. About Us
4. Heart Beat Here
5. Belong
6. Crooked Shadows
7. Open My Eyes
8. Be Alright
9. Just What to Say

2018 is going to be emotional

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