While we’re going to have to wait a little bit for the full album (scheduled for 2020), Tourist Company released the second song from their sophomore release last week. “Fractured State” is a soaring track with a bit of a dark side, as vocalist/guitarist Taylor Swindells says it was partially inspired by the riots in Charlottesville.
“I remember watching news footage and feeling lost at the state of humanity. In that moment, the world felt broken. There were so many lines of tension running through the plot points of current events, and the present seemed to be predictably spiraling out of control. Essentially the song is about that emotional tension and the pressures of living in a world that feels like it’s falling apart.”
Take a listen (and look) at the lyrics video below, and when you come see Rich Aucoin at the Biltmore on October 31st — as you should already be planning to — make sure you’re there early, since they were just added as support!