Fans will be delighted that Gerard way, frontman of My Chemical Romance just uploaded 4 unreleased tracks on Soundcloud. He announced on his official Instagram account 2 days ago. “Who knows if some of this stuff would have ever come out,” he said, bespeaking of the current discernible uncertainty our world has come to be.
His short but stirring message on Instagram exemplifies what the whole world is going through today because of the coronavirus crisis. “I’m calling all this stuff Distraction Or Despair since that seems to be the two things I keep shifting between. Probably a lot of other people too.” Yes, indeed. Each of us is finding a way to be distracted by the news amidst our crisis or to be in despair by reflex.
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Hey all, with all this uncertainty I just wanted to start uploading some unreleased stuff. Just so people can check it out and have something to listen to. Just felt like sharing. I think I have a bunch of this stuff, as Doug and I have been recording little bits here and there over the years. Some of these, like Phoning It In, were things that I planned on releasing as singles, and I may still do that at some point when I finish them, but I figured why not. It feels good to share. Who knows if some of this stuff would have ever come out? Oh yeah, the music is on my soundcloud, which I haven’t really used in ages. The link is in my linktree, along with a link to the Covid-19 Response Fund. In case you are wondering, this is a picture of my vocal cords, from when I went to see the ear/nose/throat doc before embarking on this my chem journey, to make sure everything was in order. He said, “It’s a little red, but looking good”. I’m calling all of this stuff Distraction Or Despair, since that seems to be the two things I keep shifting between. Probably a lot of other people too. But I think only some of the tracks are tied to an “album” of that name. I’m just winging it, keeping it casual. May add some notes to the tracks. Hope everyone is safe and healthy. Rock on. #hesitantalien
The four tracks Gerard Way are a bit different from the atypical My Chemical Romance hits. Most of them are still incomplete and serve as a foretaste for their upcoming releases after the COVID-19 crisis ends. I wasn’t much of a fan of them, after one of their brother bands, The Used introduced them to the former’s newsletter which I was a member. I was stunned that they garnered more popularity than The Used, as quick as lightning, but it was expected, due to their tracks. Gerard Way’s uploads, however, is something that resonates with my taste. I can’t wait for the songs’ completion.