By Sarah MurphyCritically acclaimed Kingston, ON two-man rock outfit PS I Love You return with their sophomore album Death Dreams May 8 via Paper Bag Records, but you can listen to the new record in its entirety right now.
Having got a lot of attention in 2010 with their debut Meet Me at the Muster Station, Death Dreams is highly anticipated, to say the least. As the title implies, the new material was inspired in part due to Paul Saulnier's reoccurring dreams about his own mortality. Though the morbid dreams were inspired by life on tour, the band's new material also takes inspiration from the more positive-sounding experiences like travelling the world, playing with other bands, meeting new people and making new friends.
The LP's title track marks a departure into something darker than we're used to from PS I Love You, while the band experiment in different ways with their sound throughout the whole record.
As the press release points out, "The songs are longer in length this time around with more unpredictable changes and parts."
PS I Love You will be hitting the road again for a Canadian tour in a couple weeks, but for now, you can hear for yourself how the band have evolved by streaming Death Dreams below.
Also, check out Exclaim!'s newly published PS I Love You cover story here.