Indie rock band Filligar announce ‘Future Self’ album
Alternative/indie rock band Filligar returns to the world stage with their long-awaited and highly anticipated eighth album titled Future Self. The LP will be released via the band’s label, Decade Records, on February 25.
Filligar, with this release, will not disappoint their loyal, rock-loving fans across the United States, Europe, AMEA, Australia, and Latin America. Blending its signature “big sound” with lyrics exploring life and love, Future Self features eleven original tracks, each worthy of a single in its own right. Fans can stream the lead single, “The Force of Feeling,” below, and pre-order the album. here.
“We had a lot of fun writing this album and we’re more excited than ever to share it,” the band said. “In many ways, Future Self is a reflection of not only how far we’ve come as a band since our beginnings as teenagers in a Chicago basement, but also how excited we are to keep discovering new rocks by making what we love.”
All 11 tracks were recorded at Gravity Studios in Chicago, Illinois, and at Singing Serpent in San Diego, California. The album was mixed by Doug McBride, with additional mixing/production by Casey Gibson, Gray Taxon and Daniel Farnswoth. Gray Taxon and Mike Butler engineered the album.
The band boasts a prolific catalog of recordings heralded by some of the most influential musicians, journalists and cultural outposts of our time. For the past eight years, the United States Department of State has designated the band as Cultural Ambassadors – sending them on six-time tours around the world as emissaries of American arts, values and aspirations.
Filligar is Casey Gibson (piano/keyboards) and the Mathias brothers: Johnny (guitar/vocals), Teddy (bass) and Pete (drums). Together they have produced a musical catalog of over ninety original songs celebrated as “a breath of fresh air” by Consequence of Sound and “of prestige value” by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. (ASCAP).
They’ve sold out the nation’s top music venues (Los Angeles’ Troubadour, New York’s Bowery Ballroom, and Chicago’s Lincoln Hall) and supported such GRAMMY-winning artists as Counting Crows on their national Outlaw Roadshow tour, as well as The BlackKeys.
Listen to the first single here: