One thing Company just lately staged a mini reunion at lead singer Andrew McMahon’s fortieth birthday celebration, and so they’ll play at the very least yet another present subsequent yr on the 2023 installment of When We Had been Younger (seize your tickets right here beginning on Friday, October 14th).
As BrooklynVegan factors out, the set will mark One thing Company’s first introduced present in 13 years after they reunited in 2010 for a US tour. After followers obtained the emo group trending on Twitter, McMahon acknowledged the thrill with a tweet of his personal, writing, “Properly, I determine since #somethingcorporate is trending for the time being, I’d bounce on right here for the primary time in ceaselessly and allow you to all know the way excited the band and I are to be enjoying the 2023 @WWWYFest.”
Again in September, McMahon was joined on stage by each unique member of the band at Home of Blues in Anaheim, California for a shock six-song efficiency together with “I Woke Up in a Automobile,” “Hurricane,” and “Konstantine.”
In a subsequent interview with Various Press, McMahon mentioned the probabilities of the efficiency resulting in “full-on excursions and information” had been slim, however welcomed the chance. “I like these dudes, and if there’s one other alternative to get on a stage and play songs with them, I actually welcome it,” he mentioned. “Nevertheless, the probabilities of it resulting in full-on excursions and information after we all have households and lives appears very low. We’ll hold our fingers crossed that there may be one other day or time at a minimal after we can get onstage someplace. I’ll put that into the ether and hope it comes again.”
McMahon additionally revealed why his birthday present felt just like the opportune time for the reside return of One thing Company. “Honestly, it’s uncommon that each one of us may even get collectively,” he mentioned. “It felt like, ‘Right here’s an opportunity the place we don’t need to make it a present about that, but in addition have them play some songs with me and an opportunity for us to freak out collectively.’ Nobody is aware of that is occurring, so I just like the low-pressure model of this.”
He continued, “I don’t get to see these guys collectively multi functional place, and a party is at all times a superb excuse to get your folks collectively, so right here we’re.”
Forward of One thing Company’s correct reunion set at When We Had been Younger 2023, take a look at their efficiency at McMahon’s fortieth birthday present beginning across the 47:14 mark beneath.
Properly, I determine since #somethingcorporate is trending for the time being, I’d bounce on right here for the primary time in ceaselessly and allow you to all know the way excited the band and I are to be enjoying the 2023 @WWWYFest
— Andrew McMahon (@andrewmcmahon) October 11, 2022