|Studio album by|
|Released||July 21, 2017|
|Genre||Pop punk, ska punk|
|Producer||John Feldmann, Zakk Cervini, Matt Pauling|
|Singles from The Knife|
The Knife is the seventh studio album by American ska punk band Goldfinger, released on July 21, 2017, through Rise Records. It marks the band's first album following a nine-year non-album gap, their longest ever. It is their first release featuring their new supergroup line-up consisting of guitarist/vocalist and founding member John Feldmann, lead guitarist Philip Sneed (Story of the Year), bassist Mike Herrera (MxPx, Mike Herrera's Tumbledown) and drummer Travis Barker (Blink-182). There are also several notable musicians who make guest appearances on the album.
In the November/December 2010 issue No. 43 of SMASH magazine, Feldmann stated that a new EP or a possible full-length album was "in the works" with Feldmann having penned 4/5 new tracks, and Pfeiffer having recorded the drum tracks. Feldmann also states in the article that with the release of any new material would be supported with an extended tour. According to Feldmann, Goldfinger was expecting to have their new album out sometime in 2012. The band released a new song, "Am I Deaf", on Friday May 24, 2013. Four years later, Put the Knife Away was released.
In 2015, Feldmann did an interview with Fuse, noting that the band's future largely amounts to the occasional tour: "We'll probably release a song or two but I don't know if we're going to release albums anymore. We play the same songs we've always done."
Am I Deaf was originally recorded in 2013 with Charlie Paulson, Kelly LeMieux, and Darrin Pfeiffer but has since been re-recorded for the album featuring Sneed, Herrera and Barker.
|1.||"A Million Miles"||2:05|
|2.||"Get What I Need"||3:06|
|3.||"Am I Deaf (2017 Re-Recording)"||3:04|
|5.||"Put The Knife Away"||2:58|
|6.||"Don't Let Me Go" (featuring Takahiro Moriuchi of ONE OK ROCK)||3:33|
|8.||"Who's Laughing Now"||2:42|
|9.||"Say It Out Loud"||3:34|
|10.||"Orthodontist Girl" (featuring Josh Dun of Twenty One Pilots)||2:29|
|11.||"See You Around" (featuring Mark Hoppus of blink-182)||2:59|
|12.||"Liftoff" (featuring Nick Hexum of 311)||3:27|
Credits adapted from AllMusic and The Prelude Press.
|Worldwide||July 21, 2017||Rise|
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