Andrew W.K. Debuts Dark New Song ‘I’m in Heaven,’ Announces ‘God Is Partying’ Album + Tour
Party rocker extraordinaire Andrew W.K. has completely flipped the script on his typical upbeat and radiant positivity this year with two dark new singles, "Babalon," which dropped in February and the latest, "I'm In Heaven." Both songs are set to appear on God Is Partying, his latest album which will be out on Sept. 10 and a U.S. tour is set for that month as well.
"Babalon" found the rocker eschewing his signature sound in favor of crafting a tense, apocalyptic atmosphere centered around a swinging, sinister melody and haunting synth work.
With the title "I'm in Heaven," some may suspect that Andrew W.K. reclaimed the sound that defined his last 20 years worth of work, but, instead, he's gone deeper down the hellacious hole he began digging on the previous single.
This newest track bears a loose song structure and is highlighted by pounding, lumbering rhythms, layers of choirs and synth orchestration that invoke an ominous, foreboding sense of certain doom. While it sounds like a descent to the sulfurous depths of Hell, Andrew W.K. howls "I'm in Heaven."
Watch the video for "I'm In Heaven" toward the bottom of the page and read the lyrics (via AZ Lyrics) directly below.
God Is Partying will be released on Napalm Records and pre-orders can be placed here.
Keep up with each week's new songs by following Loudwire's 'Weekly Wire' Spotify playlist, featuring 50 tracks with updates each Friday afternoon.
Andrew W.K., "I'm in Heaven" Lyrics
Take me to Heaven
Send me to Heaven
(Heaven, Heaven, Heaven)
I'm in Heaven
(Heaven, Heaven, Heaven, Heaven, Heaven, Heaven)
Andrew W.K., "I'm in Heaven" Music Video
Andrew W.K., God Is Partying Album Art + Track Listing
1. "Everybody Sins"
3. "No One To Know"
4. "Stay True To Your Heart"
5. "Goddess Partying"
6. "I'm In Heaven"
7. "Remember Your Oath"
8. "My Tower"
9. "And Then We Blew Apart"
Andrew W.K. U.S. Tour Dates
Sept. 10 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Teragram Ballroom
Sept. 11 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Bimbo's 365
Sept. 13 - Seattle, Wash. @ Neumos
Sept. 14 - Portland, Ore. @ Revolution Hall
Sept. 19 - Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Spirit Hall
Sept. 21 - Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club
Sept. 22 - Boston, Mass. @ Royale
Sept. 23 - New York, N.Y. @ Bowery Ballroom
Sept. 24 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ The Theatre Of The Living Arts
Sept. 26 - Birmingham, Ala. @ Furnace Fest (**festival date)
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