“The Middle,” was a massive hit for Arizona power-pop band Jimmy Eat World in 2001. Usually a song like that is one-and-done, but earlier this year the tech giant Apple released a commercial in which the everything-else giant Taylor Swift was lip-synching along to the song. You can imagine how that went for Jimmy Eat World. A nice re-introduction for the now rock elder statesmen. And what do you know; there’s a new record to dig into:
The forthcoming Jimmy Eat World record, “Integrity Blues,” is due out on October 21, and is setting the band off on a major tour. But you can catch Jimmy Eat World in a live set from the Soundcheck studio today by clicking play.