RIVERSIDE Release New Single/Video “Self-Aware”; Announce North American Tour

November 29, 2022, a year ago

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RIVERSIDE Release New Single/Video “Self-Aware”; Announce North American Tour

Today, Poland’s pioneering and leading progressive rock band Riverside have released a second single from their upcoming studio album ID.Entity, to be released via InsideOutMusic on January 20, 2023.

Check out the album’s closing track “Self-Aware” in its ‘Single Edit’ version and with an entertaining video clip directed by Marcin Zawadziński and Mariusz Duda.

Riverside’s Mariusz Duda checked in with the following comment about the new single:

“‘Self-Aware’ is a song which summarises the entire album, and talks about how it’s difficult these days to live in a society and ignore all the social changes, how you can’t simply be passive, ‘shut yourself off’, or ‘hole up deep in the woods’. We need each other in order to change something in our lives. Not everything can be done single-handedly; ‘I have to be better than others, I have to be the best’ is not a good mantra. We need cooperation to achieve goals. And it’s important that this message comes not from a solo artist, but from a band, whose success lies mostly in cooperation within the band and interaction with their listeners.”

ID.Entity, the group’s 8th studio album was recorded and mixed in two studios - The Boogie Town Studio in Otwock with Paweł Marciniak and in Serakos studio in Warsaw with Magda and Robert Srzedniccy -, mastered by Robert Szydło and produced by Riverside’s Mariusz Duda himself. The ID.Entity artwork was created by Polish artist Jarek Kubicki.

The bonus material appearing on ID.Entity includes the instrumental tracks “Age Of Anger” (11:56) and “Together Again” (06:29) as well as “Friend Or Foe? (Single Edit)” (05:59) and “Self-Aware (Single Edit)” (05:29).

The album will be available in the following formats:

•Ltd. Deluxe 2CD+Blu-ray Artbook
(Disc 1: Album, Disc 2: All 4 bonus tracks, Blu-ray: All main 9 album tracks in Dolby Atmos, 5.1 and 24bit HighRes Audio mix versions)
•Ltd. 2CD Mediabook (Disc 1: Album, Disc 2: All 4 bonus tracks)
•CD Jewelcase
•Deluxe Digital Album (Including all 4 bonus tracks)
•Digital album

The album’s vinyl version comes as Gatefold 2LP (With the bonus tracks “Age Of Anger” and “Together Again” on Side D) in the following variants:
- Black vinyl: All outlets
- Orange vinyl: All outlets
- White vinyl: 500x copies via JPC & Burning Shed
- Yellow vinyl: 500x copies via EMP & Just For Kicks
- Sky Blue vinyl: 600x copies via Laser's Edge & CM Distro/Webshop Europe

Preorder here.


“Friend Or Foe?”
“Landmine Blast”
“Big Tech Brother”
“The Place Where I Belong”
“I’m Done With You”

“Self-Aware” video:

“I’m Done With You”:

Riverside have recently also announced their return to North American stages in February/March 2023 in promotion of ID.Entity.


17 - Tampa, FL - The Orpheum
18 - Orlando, FL - The Abbey
19 - Atlanta, GA - Hell At The Masquerade
21 - Dallas, TX - Amplified Live
22 - Austin, TX - Come And Take It Live
24 - Mesa, AZ - The Nile Theater
25 - Pomona, CA - The Glass House
26 - Berkeley, CA - Cornerstone
28 - Vancouver, BC - The Rickshaw Theatre

1 - Seattle, WA - Neumos
3 - Salt Lake City, UT - The State Room
4 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
7 - St. Paul, MN - Amsterdam Bar And Hall
8 - Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge
10 - Toronto, ON - Lee’s Palace
11 - Montreal, QC - Corona Theatre
12 - Quebec City, QC - Imperial Bell
14 - Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall
16 - New York, NY - Sony Hall
17 - Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts
18 - Pittsburgh, PA - Thunderbird Music Hall
19 - Washington, DC - Black Cat
21 - Carrboro, NC - Cat’s Cradle

(Photos – Radek Zawadzki)

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