Twenty One Pilots devotees — a.k.a. the Skeleton Clique — are among the most passionate fans in music. After waiting for three years for a new album, their heroes finally gifted them yesterday with not one, but two new tracks.
Both “Jumpsuit” and “Nico and the Niners” show fantastic growth upon the foundation built by Blurryface (which was Billboard’s top rock album for 2016 and has earned 3.6 million total album equivalent units to date). However, the multi-layered messages buried in the lyrics to the two new songs might be lost if you didn’t spend the last three months deciphering hidden meanings out of the bread crumb trail left across the Internet by members Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun.
Trench, the band’s upcoming fifth album, is out Oct. 5 — lucky for you, we’ve done the heavy lifting so you won’t miss a reference in the new era of Twenty One Pilots.