The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick is a new emo band from Philly (presumably named after Peter Handke's 1970 novel turned 1972 film) with a lineup as lengthy as their name. They've got six members ("sometimes seven, if you believe their Facebook page," says a press release), with strings, keys, bells, and two lead vocalists augmenting the traditional rock band setup. If you think that sounds a little like the similarly long-named The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die on paper, you wouldn't be far off, and their new song "We Love You So Much" is a refreshing take on the kind of climactic emo/post-rock/chamber pop TWIABP makes, with a rawness that TWIABP haven't had since the Whenever, If Ever days. The song's off their upcoming debut album Ways of Hearing, which is coming out October 30 via Count Your Lucky Stars (pre-order). It premieres in this post and you can listen right here:

The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick

An Olive Coat
We Love You So Much
Jars Filled With Rain
The Best of All Possible Worlds
The Cat Stands on My Arm
Winston's Theme
God's Country
Joseph Stalin
Everyone Around Us


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