My Chemical Romance’s ‘The Foundations of Decay’ Is This Week’s Favorite New Music – Billboard

My Chemical Romance’s new song “The Foundations of Decay” topped this week’s new music poll.

Music fans voted in a poll published on Friday (May 13) in Billboard, choosing the rock group’s blistering six-minute track as their favorite new music release of the past week.

“The Foundations of Decay,” MCR’s first release as a band since 2014, garnered 40% of the vote, beating new Post Malone music featuring Roddy Ricch (“Cooped Up”), Kendrick Lamar (Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers), Florence + The Machine (Dance Fever), The Chainsmokers (So far so good) and others.

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“The Foundations of Decay” showcases MCR’s penchant for epic storytelling while highlighting frontman Gerard Way’s impeccable vocal range. The act broke up in 2013, but released a single titled “Fake Your Death” the following year as part of a greatest hits compilation.

In August, My Chemical Romance will launch their long-awaited reunion tour, which has been delayed from its planned 2020 start due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Post Malone’s second single, “Cooped Up,” which reunited the superstar with his “Wow,” came second in last week’s tally with nearly 28% of the vote. remix partner Roddy Ricch. The collaboration also helps set the stage for Posty’s long-awaited new album, Twelve Carat Toothache, which arrives June 3.

Check out the final results of this week’s new music release poll below.

Source: www.billboard.com