Earlier this year, a semi-mysterious psych-pop band Fuckin Whatever began releasing songs off their upcoming self-titled EP, and it looked and sounded a lot like that band was Circa Survive's Anthony Green plus Taking Back Sunday's Adam Lazzara and John Nolan. Eventually, the band did publicly confirm their lineup, which also includes Ben Homola of Dashboard Confessional, Bad Books, Grouplove, and more. Their bio reads:

Featuring Anthony Green of Circa Survive, Adam Lazzara and John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday and additional percussion from Benjamin Homola of Grouplove, Fuckin Whatever is a fluid project born of longtime friendships and late nights on the road, but what it could grow to become is entirely unwritten.

It all started on the 2016 Taste Of Chaos tour. After Green wrapped his opening set with Saosin each night, itching to play more music, he started setting up impromptu acoustic gigs in the parking lots after his set. One night, his restless energy led to an impromptu backstage jam session with Lazzara, Nolan, Homola, and others––except there were no instruments involved. Using just their voices and a stomp or two in lieu of percussion... before they even realized it, Fuckin Whatever was born.

They decided to start recording these nightly jam sessions on their phones, and by the end of the tour, there were literally dozens of recordings. There are some as long as 17-minutes, some recorded in bathrooms, and even one in the legendary tunnel between the stage and sound booth at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado. What they share in common is the camaraderie of the many talented voices (and sounds) involved.

Fast forward to 2020––ugh. With a creative need to continue making and releasing music, Anthony approached the group about releasing some of those recordings. Feeling a similar restlessness, Nolan suggested they try making
and recording something for real instead. "I'm Waiting On You" is what came next, and it's truly the spark that led to the rest of this EP coming together.

There are zero instruments on Fuckin Whatever's self-titled debut. "It's pretty much 80% mouth noises and 20% Ben slapping things around the house," Lazzara explains. Those voices, however, are among some of the most recognizable in modern rock music, yet here they take on a new life.

Call it a band, or a supergroup... it's Fuckin Whatever.

The EP comes out June 4 via Born Losers Records (vinyl pre-order), and today they've released its third of five songs, "Original Sin." When writing about the first two singles, we said it's super trippy psychedelic pop in the vein of Animal Collective/Panda Bear, and "Original Sin" is cut from a similar cloth but this one's a little more haunting and almost has a trip hop/Radiohead vibe. Anthony Green and Adam Lazzara trade lead vocals on this one, and it's cool to not only hear them singing together, but making some of the weirdest music of their careers in the process. Watch the "Original Sin" video and stream the two previous singles below...

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