Release Date: Apr 12, 2019
Record label: Dualtone Music
Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
Shovels & Rope open By Blood, their fifth album of original material, with "I'm Comin' Out," a stomping, fuzz-drenched rocker that serves as a statement of purpose: the duo is indeed moving from the shadows into the light. "I'm Comin' Out" pulsates with vivid primary colors, a distinct switch from a band who previously specialized in shades of grey. As such, it's a fitting keynote for By Blood, which is by many measures the boldest record Shovels & Rope have made.