Unknown Mortal Orchestra Addresses Societal Corruption in New Song, “First World Problem”

Listen to their first release since 2015’s ‘Multi-Love.’

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American and New Zealand outfit Unknown Mortal Orchestra have returned with a brand new song. “First World Problem” is the group’s first release since their acclaimed 2015 album Multi-Love. “I think “First World Problem” is about modern love in a crumbling empire,” frontman Ruban Nielson revealed in a press release. “The feeling that you’re trying to build your life and get what you need while a decadent world falls apart around you.” Listen to the track and check out the band’s touring schedule below.

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Tour Dates
05-25 Calgary, Alberta – Commonwealth #
05-27 George, WA – Sasquatch Festival
05-27-29 Boston, MA – Boston Calling
06-17-19 Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands – Best Kept Secret Festival
06-17-19 Aarhus, Denmark – Northside Festival
06-20 Paris, France – Trabendo ^
06-21 Cambridge, England – Junction ^
06-22 Liverpool, England – East Village Arts Club ^
06-22-26 Somerset, England – Glastonbury Festival
06-28 Istanbul, Turkey – KüçükÇiftlik Park $
06-29 Zurich, Switzerland – Mascotte
07-01 Vilanova I La Geltru, Spain – Vida Festival
07-02 Marmande, France – Garorock Festival
07-03 Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
07-15 Quebec City, Quebec – Festival D’Été De Québec
07-17 Louisville, KY – Forecastle Festival
07-18 Bloomington, IN – Bluebird Nightclub
07-19 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
07-20 Pontiac, MI – Crofoot Ballroom
07-22 Oro-Medonte, Ontario – WayHome Music & Arts Festival
07-23 Ottawa, Ontario – Ritual Nightclub
07-24 Burlington, VA – Signal Kitchen
07-25 Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall
07-27 Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
07-28 Providence, RI – Fete Ballroom
07-30 New York, NY – Central Park Summerstage
08-12-13 Eau Claire, WI – Eaux Claires Festival
08-17 Paredes De Coura, Portugal – Paredes de Coura
08-18-21 Brecon, Wales – Green Man Festival
08-19-21 Hamburg, Germany – Dockville
08-28 Portland, OR – MusicFest NW (Project Pabst)
08-30 Petaluma, CA – Lagunitas Brewing Company
09-01 Santa Monica, CA – Santa Monica Pier
09-02-03 Berkeley, CA – Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley !

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