“Running With Insanity”

    The band’s name may be a little wordy (it’s the slightly modified name of a Brooklyn church), but the implied sense of falling from grace and searching for redemption are perfect for Alcoholic Faith Mission. The moaned verses and percussion-heavy melody on this, the title track to the Denmark-via-Brooklyn sextet’s upcoming EP, could draw some Yeasayer comparisons, but “Running with Insanity” is much more youthful and summery. The vocals are layered in multiple tracks, coming together in a chorus of voices that makes “Running with Insanity” sound both celebratory and bittersweet. Listen:

     


     

    And The Running With Insanity EP is out in the U.S. March 29 on Paper Garden Records.