The Marvelous Darlings, the side project of Matt Delong and Fucked Up’s Ben Cook, will release a compilation of their previously released, now sold-out singles on November 15th. While these releases were initially vinyl 7″, the compilation, Single Life, will be released both digitally and on vinyl.
Ben Cook explains that the power-pop track “I Don’t Wanna Go to the Party” was written five years ago after attending a birthday party filled with drama students, which took a depressing turn. “A girl randomly started crying about something, and before I knew it, half the party was in tears,” Cook tells Rolling Stone. “I figured someone had died and felt bad, but turns out it was just someone announcing they were leaving the theater company. I don’t mean to sound insensitive, but barf. It was someone’s birthday party, for fuck sakes!”
Single Life will be released on November 15th, but you can download “I Don’t Want To Go to the Party” for free here.