UPDATE: One day after releasing the new song "Animals," Architects have announced the complete details of their new album, 'For Those That Wish to Exist.'

British metalcore giants Architects have returned with the massive new song “Animals.” The song is their first new track since dropping Holy Hell in 2018.

Following the death of founding member Tom Searle, Architects bravely trudged ahead with Holy Hell, making yet another statement that death is not defeat with the anthemic and chuggingly rich “Animals.” The song marks another step of Architects’ creative evolution, tackling the existential crisis of modern life.

Check out the lyrics to “Animals” below [via Genius]:

[Verse 1]
I do my best, but everything seems ominous
Not feeling blessed, quite the opposite
This shouldn't feel so monotonous
It never rains, but it pours

[Chorus]
We're just a bunch of fucking animals
But we're afraid of the outcome
Don't cry to me because the fiction that we're living in
Says I should pull the pin

[Post-Chorus]
Should I just pull the pin?
Should I just pull the pin?

[Verse 2]
I dug my heels, I thought that I could stop the rot
The ground gave way, now I've lost the plot
Fucked it again, that was all I've got
It never rains, but it pours

[Pre-Chorus]
Life is just a dream within a

[Chorus]
We're just a bunch of fucking animals
But we're afraid of the outcome
Don't cry to mе because the fiction that wе're living in
Says I should pull the pin

[Bridge]
Buried under dirt, a diamond in the mud
Infinity is waiting there 'cause nobody can burn a glass cathedral

[Pre-Chorus]
Dream within a, dream within a

[Chorus]
We're just a bunch of fucking animals
But we're afraid of the outcome
Don't cry to me because the fiction that we're living in
Says I should pull the pin
We're just a bunch of fucking animals
But we're afraid of the outcome
Don't cry to me because the fiction that we're living in
Says I should pull the pin

[Post-Chorus]
Should I just pull the pin?
Should I just pull the pin?
(Buried under dirt, a diamond in the mud)
Should I just pull the pin?
(Infinity is waiting there 'cause nobody can burn a glass cathedral)
Should I just pull the pin?

“For a long time, I ran away from my emotions with everything that happened,” vocalist Sam Carter recently told Loudwire about the band attending grief counseling. “Speaking to someone is so healthy, it’s so good. I genuinely think everybody should do it. We live in a fucking crazy world, right? You feel like you’re going crazy before something like this happens.”

Watch the music video for “Animals” directly below and view the complete For Those That Wish to Exist album details further down the page. The new record will be released on Feb. 26 through Epitaph Records and pre-orders can be placed here.

Architects - "Animals"

Architects, For Those That Wish to Exist Album Art + Track Listing

Epitaph Records

01. "Do You Dream of Armageddon?"
02. "Black Lungs"
03. "Giving Blood"
04. "Discourse Is Dead"
05. "Dead Butterflies"
06. "An Ordinary Extinction"
07. "Impermanence" ft. Winston McCall (Parkway Drive)
08. "Flight Without Feathers"
09. "Little Wonder" ft. Mike Kerr (Royal Blood)
10. "Animals"
11. "Libertine"
12. "Goliath" ft. Simon Neil (Biffy Clyro)
13. "Demi God"
14. "Meteor"
15. "Dying Is Absolutely Safe"

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