Boreal Sons – What Becomes

Boreal Sons  (Photo by Oliver Banyard; courtesy of Freshly Pressed PR)
Boreal Sons
(Photo by Oliver Banyard; courtesy of Freshly Pressed PR)

After parting ways with their guitarist at the end of their 2014 UK tour, Calgary art-rock outfit Boreal Sons aimed to recalibrate as a trio. Their sophomore record You & Everyone, which hits shelves September 30th, shows their new arrangement by not having a single guitar on the new record. With that in mind, Boreal Sons have shared the first look into their new record with the dark, lush synth-rock track “What Becomes”.

You & Everyone has the Calgary trio reaching into deeper and darker waters, as lead singer/synth-player Evan Acheson attended six funerals in the span of a year. With loss and emotion at his fingertips, “What Becomes” repurposes those heavy themes into a captivating lead single that easily draws in the listener and brings them along for the ride.

Enjoy the single below, along with a free download through the Soundcloud widget. Head to their website for more information on the new album, and catch them on tour this fall (dates below).

Tour dates:

September 30th – Montreal @ La Sala Rosa

October 3rd – Peterborough @ The Garneaut

October 4th – Toronto @ Burdock

October 8th – Sudbury @ Fromagerie Elgin

October 9th – Sault Ste Marie @ 180 Projects

October 10th – Thunder Bay @ The Foundry

October 12th – Winnipeg @ The Good Will

October 13th – Saskatoon @ The Capitol Music Club

October 14th – Red Deer @ Bo’s Bar and Grill

October 16th – Edmonton @ The Needle

October 18th – Vancouver @ The Biltmore

October 19th – Victoria @ The Copper Owl

October 22nd – Calgary @ The Gateway

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