Fall Out Boy Drop New Song “Young and Menace” Off Forthcoming Album ‘M A N I A’

Fall Out Boy unleash the goods.

The band announced their forthcoming album M A N I A (with that spacing) drops Sep. 15 and shared the first taste of it. The lead single is titled “Young and Menace” and has an extremely good shot at topping the Hot 100. The track incorporates an EDM vibe with monstrous breakdowns and is littered with hooks and earworms.

In a statement to Pitchfork, bassist and lyricist Pete Went says: “It’s hard to rationalize rage – it’s hard to quantify anxiety... this song does neither, it embraces the wave…”. Wentz says of its inspiration, “The concept is the idea of a movie like Elf, where he realizes maybe he isn’t an elf after all, but ours has less comedic elements and more real world implication.”

Watch the SCANTRON and Mel Soria-directed clip for it (the Britney/Oops nod is much appreciated – more lyrics available at DirectLyrics):






Here's the M A N I A album cover:





A note from the band:




Tour dates:
10-20 Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena
10-21 St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center
10-22 St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
10-24 Detroit, MI - Little Caesars Arena
10-25 Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
10-27 Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
10-28 Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
10-29 Boston, MA - TD Garden
11-02 Fairfax, VA - EagleBank Arena
11-03 Charlotte, NC - Spectrum Center
11-04 Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
11-05 Tampa, FL - Amalie Arena
11-07 Houston, TX - Toyota Center
11-08 Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
11-10 Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
11-12 Seattle, WA - Key Arena
11-14 Oakland, CA - Oracle Center
11-15 San Diego, CA - Viejas Arena
11-17 Inglewood, CA - The Forum
11-18 Phoenix, AZ - Talking Stick Resort Arena

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