Published Feb 22, 2010When Fucked Up released their sophomore epic, The Chemistry of Common Life, in 2008, they probably didn't anticipate that the album would bring them to previously unknown heights. Since then record's release, the LP has won them the Polaris Music Prize and taken them to some of the world's most prestigious music festivals, including Glastonbury, Coachella and All Tomorrow's Parties. Now, the band have just announced that they'll be revisiting the album and playing the entire thing live in Toronto this Friday (February 26).
Fucked Up's show at Toronto's Opera House has been scheduled for some time, but only now have they announced that they'll be playing The Chemistry of Common Life in full. According to a press release, "It'll be hard for the six people in Fucked Up to replicate every little detail of that album onstage, so rumour has it that 'some very special guests' will join the band onstage."
Fucked Up previously played the album in full at Brooklyn's Masonic Temple on November 5 last year. For that show, they enlisted the help of Andrew W.K., Vivian Girls, Titus Andronicus and Katie Stelmanis. In other words, "some very special guests" could mean pretty much anyone.
Tickets for Friday's show are still available for $17.50 via TicketWeb. Psych-loving Matador label-mate Kurt Vile is set to open.