Trophy Knives announce their second album “Look The Other Way”
Malaysian punk band Trophy Knives have announced the release date for their second album ‘Look The Other Way’, along with an album showcase.
The four-piece band’s nine-track second album will be released on September 9 and will be available in CD, digital and vinyl formats. The vinyl will also contain a bonus track titled “We Can’t Be Saved”, featuring Chris #2 of American punk veterans Anti-Flag.
In a press release shared with NMEfrontman Vinesh Muniandy said of the record, “Like the band itself, the record is anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-sectarian in all its forms and we believe more than ever, a band like us is needed in this country, representation really matters.
To celebrate the release of the album, Trophy Knives also announced an album release show at The Bee in Publika, Kuala Lumpur on September 16, where the band will perform “Look the Other Way” in its entirety. Trophy Knives will be joined by rock supergroup Jemson and pop-punk band An Honest Mistake at the album launch, which also features a set by dance collective Emo Night KL.
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Early bird tickets are now available through PeaTix at MYR45. After pre-sale ends, pre-sale tickets will be sold at MYR 55.
Trophy Knives already has several singles from the album, including February single “Act 2: The Revolution”, a track on the controversial topic of deaths in custody in Malaysia, and March single “Smokescreen”, featuring Nas from Plague Of Happiness. The album’s most recent single, “Elder Snakesman”, was released along with a music video directed by Trophy Knives drummer Ryan Lee Bhaskaran on August 19.
The band’s debut album, “Glass Ceiling”, was released in 2019, after releasing a self-titled EP in June 2017 and the five-track EP “Turmoil” in 2018.