Why is it that we never dare to act purely from what we think and feel in the moment? Why is it that our world seems to be guided by unwritten rules and the judgement of others? And what would it sound and feel like if we didn’t feel that way? On March 17, The Vices will release their second album ‘Unknown Affairs’, a starting point in trying to answer these thoughts. For the Vices there are no universal truths. The only thing we can do is seek truth in our own feelings and thoughts. The album includes previously released singles 'Strange Again', 'I Had A Name' and 'Tomorrow I'll Be'. The album will be released on Mattan Records.
Since the release of debut album ‘Looking for Faces’ in March 2021, everything seems to be falling in place for The Vices. Their first club tour sold out, right after the announcement, Nothing but Thieves asked them to join the stage in Europe’s biggest venues, they opened for Kensington in the Ziggo Dome 3 times and major festivals like Best Kept Secret and Sziget could be ticked off the bucket list. And so the rest of the world seems to turn around for the energetic Groningen natives, after kicking off with their first small headline shows across Europe, until the very last person is convinced. Anyone who has seen The Vices live knows they have always played with confidence - and above all joy and energy - and after a year like this, confidence is something that can only grow. ‘Unknown Affairs’ reflects this new gained confidence audibly. Both in lyric and sound, the band dares to make choices, take risks.