SAVAK Shares Single “Will Get Fooled Again”

Brooklyn’s post-punk stalwarts SAVAK are excited to share their latest single “Will Get Fooled Again” and its accompanying music video which was directed by Paul Heck. “Will Get Fooled Again” debuted today at Post-Trash and the track is on all streaming platforms now.  The track follows singles “Let The Sunlight In” and “Leash Biter” and is the latest song to be released from SAVAK’s new album Flavors Of Paradise (Ernest Jenning Recording Co. / Peculiar Works Music) out March 1, 2024 (pre-order).  

On “Will Get Fooled Again” the band’s Michael Jaworski says: 

The absurd idea put forward by The Who of never getting fooled again is just dumb. And arrogant. There’s always a dude who thinks he’s smarter and better than everyone else. Thankfully most people can see through it and recognize the insecurity behind the charade.

This song addresses that insecurity. Specifically the vulnerability and precariousness of romantic relationships. We are all imperfect and it’s easy to get lost in our own heads, thinking things will get better. But can they? Ultimately that’s up to us. And truly knowing
ourselves is the best bet for moving in that direction.

Despite the complexity of our interconnections, maybe there’s something we can learn from the simple and beautiful behaviors of seahorses (mentioned in the last verse). They go through a long and treacherous search to find their mates and, once they find each other, they are mates for life. They even dance for each other every morning
to reinforce their bond.

Curiously, it’s the male seahorses that reproduce. Applying that idea to humans, which would be revolutionary and undoubtedly eye-opening, I wondered if males of our species could reproduce, would we no longer be troubled by so much violence and war? Clearly there’s a lot we can absorb from the nature that’s all around us.

And, yes, we will get fooled again. Over and over again. 

SAVAK has also announced U.S. East Coast tour dates in February and March, including a record release show on March 7 at Brooklyn’s Union Pool (tickets). In April the band will head to France for a two-week tour that will kick off on April 10 in Paris at Mécanique Ondulatoire. All upcoming shows are listed below.

US Tour Dates:

02.20 – Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool with J. Robbins – FREE
02.23 – Clinton, CT @ Scottish Dave’s Pub
02.24 – Providence, RI @ AS220
02.29 – Brooklyn @ Mama Tried – Flavors of Paradise FREE listening party with WFMU DJ’s Paul Bruno and Nate K
03.07 – Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool Record Release Show with Kilynn Lunsford and Blank Account – TICKETS
03.08 – Philadelphia, PA @ Century Bar with Kilynn Lunsford and Ecology:Homestones
03.09 – Silver Spring, MD @ Quarry House with Cryptid Summer and Diamine – TICKETS

France Tour Dates:

04.10 – Paris @ Mécanique Ondulatoire
04.11 – Angers @ Le Garage
04.12 – Laval @ La Fosse
04.13 – Nantes @ Duchesse
04.14 – La Rochelle @ Crossroad
04.15 – Limoges @ CCM Jean Gagnant
04.16 – Toulouse @ Gloria
04.17 – Perigueux @ Moulin Du Rousseau
04.18 – Lyon @ Trokson
04.19 – Troyes @ The Message
04.20 –  Évreux @ Brasserie Spore