Violent Femmes have released their first full-length studio album in 16 years.
We Can Do Anything, features the alternative band’s founding bassist Brian Ritchie. Best known for classic 1980s songs like “Blister in the Sun” and “Kiss Off,” the group’s previous album, Freak Magnet, was released in 2000.
The album, the band’s ninth, was recorded Brooklyn, Nashville, Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Denver over the summer as the band toured.
Check out the band performing the album’s opening track, “Memory” on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (first video), and then, just for fun, an acoustic version of the classic “Blister in the Sun,” with Colbert (second video):
We Can Do Anything Track List:
- I Could Be Anything
- Holy Ghost
- What You Really Mean
- Travelling Solves Everything
- Big Car
- Untrue Love
- I’m Not Done