WHY? - 'Jonathan's Hope' [Listen]
Following the release of their Sod In The Seed EP, WHY? are back with the first cut (and opener) from their forthcoming new album, Mumps, Etc., titled 'Jonathan's Hope'.
We first heard the track back in October at their acoustic show at the Union Chapel in London, but it's nice to see the track develop over the course of the year.
Check out the track below, our recent interview with Yoni Wolf here, and your eyes on your local record shop window on October 8th when the album is released.
- 1. Jonathan's Hope
- 2. Strawberries
- 3. Waterlines
- 4. Thirteen On High
- 5. White English
- 6. Danny
- 7. Sod in the Seed
- 8. Distance
- 9. Thirst
- 10. Kevin’s Cancer
- 11. Bitter Thoughts
- 12. Paper Hearts
- 13. As a Card
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In celebration of Why? being in our fine country, we decided to put up the entire series of video promo's the band made to promote their latest album, Eskimo Snow. Enjoy & hopefully we'll see you at the Brighton show tomorrow. WHY?'s new manager, Blake Maxwell from anticon. on Vimeo. Yoni introduces Blake to Shaun from anticon. on Vimeo. Blake lands WHY? their first endorsement from anticon. on Vimeo. Josiah has troubles with the endorsement from anticon. on Vimeo.... (continued) [read more]
WHY? have announced they're running a charity auction for Japan, featuring rare test pressings, WHY? relates items and a chance to have a song written about you. The auction can be found by clicking and you can find out more about the project by watching the video below. [read more]
The first time I try to call Yoni Wolf, an African American woman answers the phone. There's no Yoni Wolf here, she says, ruffled but polite and sounding distinctly like she's just woken up. It turns out one digit in the phone number is wrong, and I've set a telephone ringing in a random house in Oakland in the middle of the night. A few emails and a few hours later, and I try the correct number. A phone rings. That long flat, US landline tone. It's answered after one ring. [read more]