Fort Collins, Colorado punks Elway have announced their first album in four years, The Best of All Possible Worlds, due April 1 via Red Scare Industries (pre-order). It features their 2021 single "The English Wishbone" as well as new single "Maximum Entropy," which premieres in this post.

"It means nothing, therefore it means everything," vocalist/guitarist Tim Browne tells us about the song. "I've either reached a point with hallucinogens that I've ascended to a new level of existential understanding or I'm so postmodernly braindead that I'll settle for a petty truism as a life philosophy. Either way, 'Maximum Entropy' is a song about how the terminal pointlessness of our having ever existed at all can be, and often is, beautiful."

It's an anthemic, heartland punk ripper, and it comes with a video featuring footage of Laika the Soviet space dog. Check it out below.

Elway have also announced a July tour with their Red Scare labelmates The Holy Mess, who have been on hiatus since 2016. That includes a Brooklyn show on July 13 at Sovereign. All dates are listed below.

1. Pangloss
2. The Infirm Dreamers Dream
3. The English Wishbone
4. Unclaimed Graves
5. The Rest Is Posthumous
6. Maximum Entropy
7. Folly After Death
8. Deep Fake
9. Plastic Bottle Service
10. My Blue Hour
11. The Jetty

Elway -- 2022 Tour Dates
4/23 - Denver, CO @ Lost Lake (Record Release Kegger)
7/8 - Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen (with The Holy Mess, Heart & Lung)
7/9 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern (with The Holy Mess, Heart & Lung)
7/10 - Pittsburgh, PA @ 222 Ormsby (with The Holy Mess, Heart & Lung)
7/11 - Lancaster, PA @ American Bar & Grill (with The Holy Mess)
7/12 - Malden, MA @ Faces (with The Holy Mess)
7/13 - Brooklyn, NY @ Sovereign (with The Holy Mess)
7/14 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie (with The Holy Mess)
7/15 - Cincinnati, OH @ Northside Yacht Club (with The Holy Mess)
7/16 - St. Louis, MO @ Heavy Anchor (with The Holy Mess)


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