Last month did the the Swedish hardcore heroes REFUSED announced Freedom, their first album in seventeen years (it's out June 30 via Epitaph). We've already heard "Elektra" from the new LP, which was was produced by Nick Launay (ARCADE FIRE, KATE BUSH, NICK CAVE) and features songs written by the all-powerful pop-producer Shellback. Now have the band have unveiled another cut, titled "Françafrique". This new tune take another turn, check below and judge your self.
REFUSED are embarking on a world tour soon. See a full list of dates below.
On the June 30th is the release day of REFUSEDs first new album in 17 years. Entitled "Freedom", it serves as the long-awaited follow-up to The Shape of Punk to Come. REFUSED has given us the album’s first release by streaming “Elektra” as the lead single. Now, they’ve unleashed a second track in “Françafrique”.
Todays tune "Françafrique" is taken from the upcoming album "Freedom", available June 30th. The Video by Eric Richter.
Jun 01 The Sinclair Boston, MA
Jun 03 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
Jun 04 Music Hall Of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
Jun 05 Rock and Roll Hotel Washington, DC
Jun 20 Amnesia Rock Fest Montebello, Canada
Jun 26 Bravalla Festival Norrkoping, Sweden
Jun 27 Provinssirock Seinäjoki, Finland
Jul 02 Open'er Festival Gdynia, Poland
Jul 11 Rock im Ring Festival Renon Bz, Italy
Jul 16 Resurrection Fest Viveiro, Spain
Jul 17 Slottsfjell Tonsberg, Norway
Jul 18 Bukta Tromso Open Air Festival Tromso, Norway
Jul 30 Masquerade Music Park Atlanta, GA
Jul 31 Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh, NC
Aug 01 Mann Center Philadelphia, PA
Aug 02 Merriweather Post Pavilion Columbia, MD
Aug 04 Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Boston, MA
Aug 05 Madison Square Garden New York, NY
Aug 07 Ricoh Coliseum Toronto, Canada
Aug 28 Leeds Festival Bramham, United Kingdom
Aug 29 Pure & Crafted Festival Gräfenhainichen, Germany
Aug 30 Reading Festival Reading, United Kingdom
Oct 11 Swiss Life Hall Fremont, CA
Oct 12 Schleyerhalle Stuttgart, Germany
Oct 13 Westfallenhalle Dortmund, Germany
More info @
Official Refused Web
Listen to ”Refused - Françafrique" on Spotify here!