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Fontaines D.C. - "A Hero's Death" from the 2020 album A Hero's Death on Partisan Records.

Don't ask Fontaines D.C. frontman Grian Chatten about the meaning behind today's KEXP Song of the Day. "I'm not sure myself," he confesses to theBBC. "I purposefully keep the things I write open to interpretation, even to myself."

But the track also serves as the title of the Irish post-punk band's forthcoming full-length, out July 31st via Partisan Records. "I found the idea quite funny — because I'm half-expecting people to dislike [the album]," he continued. "So, the idea of calling it A Hero's Death is kind of laughing about that and setting people up for disappointment."

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