Break Line The Musical is a new project from Anand WilderYeasayer co-founder, vocalist/multi-instrumentalist) that he created with Maxwell Kardon and a community of friends. The new album harkens back to rock concept albums of the early 70’s with this following the classic arc of lost love, betrayal, and pride.
This record has been in the works since 2008 when Anand and Maxwell put together a band with Ira Wolf Tuton (Yeasayer) on bass and Christopher Powell (Man Man) on drums. Britt Myers (Charlift, Yeasayer, Passing Strange) then assisted with recording while they stayed up late experimenting with sounds and arrangements. Also included on the notable roster is Austin Fisher (Suckers), Haley Dekle (Dirty Projectors), James Richardson (MGMT), Chris Keating (Yeasayer), Ryan Kattner (Man Man), and Aku Orraca-Tetteh (Dragons of Zynth).
The album will be out July 15th in North America via Secretly Canadian / July 14th rest of world via Mute. For now get a preview by listening to the new track “Wedding Day” above our on our YouTube/Soundcloud.
Click read more to see album art and track list for the new album.
BREAK LINE THE MUSICAL track list:
1. Coal Into Diamonds
2. Wedding Day
4. Hold You Tight
5. They’re Stealing Our Coal
6. 4th Of July
7. Better To Die
8. It Doesn’t Seem Right
9. Fathers and Brothers
10. I’m To Blame
11. Hang Your Head High