Fearless British rockers As It Is' new album The Great Depression drops next Friday, Aug. 10, and now you can hear a galvanizing new tune from the forthcoming release by following the band on Spotify. Hear "The Fire, The Dark" below.

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As It Is vocalist Patty Walters describes The Great Depression, the band's emo-evoking third LP, as an "exploration of the question 'Do we as a society have a fetish for mental illness? Do we romanticize or glorify a sickness? It was important for me to do some soul searching around that question. Are we part of a scene that actually does more damage than good in terms of the way we talk about these issues?"


As It Is tour dates

08/02 - Jacksonville, FL @ The Old Cypress Lot *
08/03 - Orlanda, FL @ Tinker Field *
08/04 - Tampa, FL @ MidFlorida Credut Union Amphitheater *
08/05 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre *
11/18 - Antwerp, Belgium @ Trix
11/19 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Melkweg
11/21 - Hamburg, Germany @ LOGO
11/22 - Cologne, Germany @ Luxor
11/23 - Paris, France @ La Boule Noire
11/25 - Bristol, England @ Thekla
11/26 - Edinburgh, England @ Liquid Room
11/28 - Manchester, England @ O2 Ritz Manchester
11/29 - Birminhgam, England @ O2 Institute
12/01 - London, England @ O2 Forum Kentish Town
* Vans Warped Tour 2018

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