Days ahead of its official release, Broken Social Scene has shared their first album in over seven years, Hug Of Thunder.

Containing twelve new songs from the legendary Toronto musical collective, the full length project is the their fifth to date, and was released through founder Kevin Drew’s locally esteemed Arts & Crafts label. Impressively, all 15 original members of the Juno Award winning group contributed to Hug Of Thunder.

At the end of the month, BSS will also embark on four month tour across North America supporting the album. Dates and ticketing information can be found here.

Enjoy Hug Of Thunder by Broken Social Scene in its entirety here, courtesy of NPR.