Multi-platinum pop rock band LANY released ‘a beautiful blur’, their anxiously awaited fifth studio album. The album features previously released smash singles “Love At First Fight,” “Alonica,” “XXL,” and “Home Is Where The Hurt Is.” Each song’s uniquely cinematic video has set the scene for the record.
a beautiful blur tracklist:
Out Of My League
Sugar & Cinnamon
Home Is Where The Hurt Is
It Even Rains In LA
Heartbreak Can Wait
(Saturday Night) 3:22 A.M.
Love At First Fight
‘Cause You Have To
Among the 13 tracks, a beautiful blur features “Out Of My League,” an atmospheric and wistful ballad that would seamlessly soundtrack a 1980s cult classic while still remaining timeless. The rock-infused drums and spunky electric guitar elevate the song, carrying Paul’s voice to the song’s epic apex.
LANY will embark on a series of popups which will see the band give a stripped down, acoustic performance and a signing where fans can get LANY zines or a beautiful blur vinyls signed by the band.
Last month, the band premiered the third single off a beautiful blur, “XXL.” It has generated over 4 million Spotify streams and 1.2 million YouTube views on the music video. “XXL” followed the recent fan favorite “Alonica.”. Thus far, it has gathered 8 million Spotify streams and counting. Earning critical acclaim, Variance praised it as “emotional, much more confessional.”
They initially set the stage for the album with “Love At First Fight”. The music video now has over 1.4M YouTube views and the song itself has over 8 million streams on Spotify alone. Earning critical acclaim, People spoke to Paul in-depth about the song and exclaimed, “The band’s latest single, ‘Love at First Fight,’ covers the insecurities that plague a new relationship when things go wrong for the first time.” Variance hailed it as “infectious,” and UPROXXnoted, “LANY’s unbreakable relationship with their fans is based upon their fearless, well-rounded approach to love songs.”
Additionally, the band released “Love At First Fight (Hopeless),” a stripped down version of their first release from a beautiful blur. Following the success of the First The Moon, Then The Stars: A Tour Before A World Tour which spanned Asia, LANY will embark on the first leg of their a beautiful blur world tour on October 29 beginning in Oslo, Norway at Rockefeller Music Hall. The tour will run throughout Europe/UK, wrapping on November 19 at London’s Eventim Apollo. The tour is almost fully sold out already.