Exclusive: Hear Miss May I’s New Song ‘Casualties’ + Watch Part 4 of ‘Shadows Inside’ Documentary
Miss May I's Shadows Inside album is almost here, but we've got another exclusive track to share ahead of the June 2 release, plus you can also check out the final installment of Miss May I's "In-Studio" documentary series for their upcoming disc.
As for the song 'Casualties,' it's a heavy, dark full-throttle rocker with the low end bass and rapid fire drumming propelling the song. You can hear it in the player above.
Singer Levi Benton says of the song, “The track ‘Casualties' came from a place of loss and feeling numb. This song is about how sometimes you lose interest in things you once loved and you start to feel nothing. When this happens both sides are lost and become casualties in the end. This song came from not feeling anything anymore towards everything I was doing. I felt so burned over the years and was so exhausted that it felt like there was no point to anything. I couldn’t feel happy, I couldn’t feel sad and I simply couldn’t feel anything!"
He continues, "I never wanted to really show this side of myself in a song, but I felt it was a the time to and really be honest on this album. It’s great to have songs that are so over the top in honesty and in the music because it gives us a chance to really give our fans a next level experience."
Meanwhile, Miss May I also also premiering the final installment of their "In-Studio" documentary leading up to the release of the Shadows Inside album. In the clip, the band open with a jazzy little ditty, before showing quick shots and the studio and starting a few interviews about the album. Benton speaks about the "business" side of things and how it doesn't really feel like a job being in the band. Ryan Neff also addresses the consistency in their lineup, while BJ Stead and Jerod Boyd speak about the chemistry of the group and Justin Aufdemkampe speaks about the inner workings of the group. The guys also share some reflections of past band highlights and give you more insight, so be sure to watch the clip in full below.
As stated, Miss May I's Shadows Inside album is due June 2. The disc will be released via SharpTone Records and you can pre-order the effort via Amazon, iTunes and Google Play. Miss May I are hitting the road in support of Shadows Inside, playing dates with Upon a Burning Body, Kublai Khan and Currents. See all of their scheduled shows below.
Watch This Miss May I's "In-Studio" Documentary Installment
Miss May I / Upon A Burning Body / Kublai Khan / Currents 2017 Tour
05/31 -- Albuquerque, N.M. – The Launchpad
06/01 -- Phoenix, Ariz. – Joe’s Grotto
06/02 -- Anaheim, Calif. – Chain Reaction
06/03 -- West Hollywood, Calif. – The Whisky
06/04 -- Fresno, Calif. – Strummers
06/07 -- Salt Lake City, Utah – In The Venue
06/08 -- Denver, Colo – Marquis Theater
06/09 -- Merriam, Kan. – Aftershock
06/10 -- Green Bay, Wis. – The Sandlot
06/11 -- Minneapolis, Minn. – Cabooze
06/13 -- Berwyn, Ill. – The Wire
06/14 -- St. Louis, Mo. – Fubar
06/15 -- Atlanta, Ga. – Masquerade
06/16 -- Greensboro, N.C. – Blind Tiger
06/17 -- Baltimore, Md. – Soundstage
06/18 -- Freehold, N.J. – GameChanger World
06/20 -- New York, N.Y. – Webster Hall (Marlin Room)
06/21 -- Allentown, Pa. – GameChanger World – Allentown
06/22 -- Hartford, Ct. – Webster Underground
06/23 -- Worcester, Mass. – The Palladium
06/24 -- Webster, N.Y. – Harmony House
06/25 -- Buffalo, N.Y. – The Waiting Room
06/27 -- Detroit, Mich. – The Magic Stick
06/28 -- Cleveland, Ohio – Agora Ballroom
06/29 -- Pittsburgh, Pa. – Rex Theater
06/30 -- Columbus, Ohio – Park Street Saloon
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