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Toronto's Broken Social Scene recently detailed their first album in seven years, Hug Of Thunder, out July 7th, 2017 on their label Arts & Crafts. Produced by Joe Chiccarelli and mixed by Shawn Everett, Hug Of Thunder includes contributions from all fifteen original members of Broken Social Scene, as well as new guest vocalist Ariel Engle.  Broken Social Scene with Belle Game will perform at the State Theatre of Ithaca on Saturday, September 16th.

The title track of the album was revealed Monday via Zane Lowe's show on Beats 1; click HERE to listen to it. Hug Of Thunder follows the release of the song Halfway Home, which the band performed to rapturous response on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at the end of March.