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Listen to two new AFI songs, "Twisted Tongues" and "Escape from Los Angeles"

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AFI has released a pair of new songs, “Twisted Tongues” and “Escape from Los Angeles.”

The two tunes mark the first preview of the next AFI album, the follow-up to 2017’s self-titled effort, aka The Blood Album.

“As I recall, ‘Twisted Tongues’ came of the Blood era and was the first piece of music we explored on the new album,” says frontman Davey Havok. “The dreaminess of the music lyrically inspired themes of unforeseen severance. It is a pining song of being set adrift by those who once feigned to share the same anchors.”

“Los Angeles, like most of my loves, is imbued with a darkness and radiance,” Havok adds. “Musically, ‘Escape from Los Angeles’ called for my own vantage to this classic theme of the city’s dichotomous allure.”

Both tracks are available now for digital download. They’ll also be released on a limited edition seven-inch vinyl single.

The new AFI album is expected to arrive later this year.

By Josh Johnson
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