Fozzy kicked off the long holiday weekend with a new single and video.
The band debuted its new single, ‘Sane‘ and its companion video Friday. The song is the band’s first new music since the debut of its then latest single, ‘Nowhere to Run‘ in September 2019.
The musical arrangement featured in ‘Sane’ is a familiar work from Fozzy, in terms of its sound and stylistic approach. It exhibits the same kind of melodic hard rock approach and sound used in its existing works yet still ensures the song maintains its own unique identity separate from those songs.
Front man Chris Jericho had the following to say about the song’s musical arrangement.
“‘Sane’ is the perfect first single for Fozzy to unleash on the world, as it’s heavy, hooky, catchy and RIFF-TASTIC!!,” said Jericho. “I can’t think of a better way to remind everybody of the feeling you get when u hear a great rock n roll tune, one that makes u wanna put the top down on your car and put your foot down on the gas….and ‘SANE’ is that tune! It’s been such a tough year in so many ways, but now as the world is slowly getting better, FOZZY is here to vaccinate you with a proverbial phonograph needle and make you wanna ROCK again,”
No information was provided about the lyrical theme in the press release distributed about the song’s debut. Listeners can infer through listening to the song that the theme in question centers on the matter of mental health to a point. The use of the roller coaster ride in the song’s companion video alongside the song’s lyrical content points to the inferred theme even more.
Asan aside, the video for ‘Sane’ was recorded aboard the ride, The Voyage’ at Holiday World in Santa Claus, IN. The video was shot on a closed set.
In other news, Fozzy is scheduled to return to the road this summer starting July 14 in Iowa City, IA. The band’s upcoming tour schedule features performances in cities, such as Jacksonville, NC; Cleveland, OH, and Savannah, GA. The tour’s schedule is noted below.
FOZZY Tour Dates:
July 14 – Iowa City, IA – Wildwood
July 15 – Cadott, WI – Rockfest*
July 17 – Jacksonville, FL – Taco Festival*
August 7 – Sheboygan, WI – Brat Days *
September 2 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
September 3 – Joliet, IL – Apollo Theater
September 4 – Belvidere, IL – Apollo Theater
September 6 – Kansasville, WI – 1175
September 9 – Harrisburg, PA – HMAC
September 10 – Appomattox, VA – Blue Ridge Rockfest *
September 11 – Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
September 12 – Pittsburgh, PA – Jergel’s
September 13 – Buffalo, NY – Iron Works
September 16 – Angola, IN – Eclectic Room
September 17 – Elevation – The Intersection
September 18 – Flint. MI – Machine Shop
September 19 – Cleveland, OH – The Winchester
September 26 – Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life*
September 27 – Indianapolis, IN – Hi Fi
September 28 – Harrison, OH – Blue Note
September 30 – Nashville, TN – Basement East
October 1 – Canton, GA – Action Building
October 2 – Tampa, FL – 98ROCKFEST*
October 3 – Charlotte, NC – Underground
October 4 – Jacksonville, NC – Hooligans
October 7 – Johnson City, TN – Capone’s
October 8 – Savannah, GA – Victory North
October 9 – Orlando, FL – WJRR’s Earthday Birthday*
October 21-October 25 – Chris Jericho’s Rock ‘N’ Wrestling Rager at Sea
October 29 – November 3 – The KISS Kruise X
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