Illinois' punk-pop heroes Fall Out Boy have just released three new songs in the form of their new EP, titled Llamania.
The EP comprises previously unheard demos/singles from the scrapped album that came before 2018's MANIA. The three songs featured are ‘Wrong Side Of Paradise,’ ‘Past Life’ and ‘Footprints in the Snow’.
Few bands know how to please their audiences like Fall Out Boy. Some fans received a CD version of the EP in the mail. One such fan took to twitter to ask bassist Pete Wentz about it. "So uh @petewentz you wanna come outta your hole and explain the CD that just turned up at this dudes house or w h a t," the fan tweeted.
In response, Wentz tweeted: “When we pushed the record back- we felt like we wanted to thank everybody for being patient. So these are three demos we scrapped that will never be finished…”
According to a report by NME, last month, Pete Wentz broadcast a live fan Q&A from his bubble bath after a fan reminded him of a promise he made back in 2011!
In 2011, when Fall Out Boy were in the middle of what ended up being a five year hiatus -- before returning with their 5th studio album Save Rock and Roll -- the bass player tweeted: "If I ever hit 3 million [Twitter] followers I’m gonna livestream a bubble bath and answer questions. So weird."
Then in 2015, the year they released their 6th album American Beauty/American Psycho, Wentz wento on to gather over 3 million followers, and one fan wasn’t about to let him forget his promise. "Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III you have 3.3 million followers. Do. It." said the fan's tweet.
More than two years later, Wentz fulfilled his promise, livestreaming a 32 minute fan Q&A from his bathtub, via Periscope, complete with an exquisite arragement of tea lights, while listening to Fall Out Boy’s recently released LP, MANIA.
Listen to the three new songs from the EP, Llamania, and also watch Wentz's bathtub Q&A session below:
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