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Listen To Biffy Clyro’s New Soundtrack Album Balance, Not Symmetry

The 17-song soundtrack Balance, Not Symmetry was surprise-released today.

It’s been a big week for Biffy Clyro fans. First the Scottish titans announced that the film Balance, Not Symmetry (which contains their own original soundtrack) will be premiering at the Edinburgh Film Festival on June 23 – and now they’ve released the entire soundtrack in advance.

The 17-song album follows their 2016 studio album Ellipsis, and “will share some dialogue and lyrics” of the film itself.

“It’s for a movie directed by Jamie Adams, based around the songs on an album we’re making,” frontman Simon Neil told Kerrang!. “Unfortunately, timing-wise this has impacted our Ellipsis companion record, because there aren’t enough days in the year! The film will be named after the record and will share some dialogue and lyrics. The record will influence the film and then feed back to the music. It’s an unusual way to make a record, and that’s why I’m buzzing about it – it’s a different way to feel inspired.”

Simon also added: “On meeting Jamie, we realised early on that we’d both had to deal with grief at a relatively young age and so it was interesting to talk about how we’d both dealt with it and the effect it had on us – and this is the main crux of the film, delving into the lonely world of grief and loss and coming out the other side.”

Listen to the soundtrack now. A vinyl release will be coming on July 26.

Watch the video for Balance, Not Symmetry (the song) below:

Biffy are set to headline this year’s Isle Of Wight festival, which takes place on the weekend of June 13-16 – tickets are on sale now via the Isle Of Wight Festival website.

Catch them live at the following dates this summer:


13-16 Isle Of Wight Festival


18-21 Deichbrand Festival, Niedersachsen, Germany
21 Lollapalooza, Paris, France


4 Indiependence Festival, Cork, Ireland
6 Virgin Radio Rock Night, Zofingen, Switzerland

Posted on May 17th 2019, 10:49am
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