The Wilderness – Live at El Mocambo

The Wilderness Release Second Studio Album – Strangers I Used to Love On April 12, 2024, The Wilderness – an indie rock band from Kingston, Ontario – released their long-anticipated sophomore album: Strangers I Used to Love.

The follow-up to their debut album Until Tomorrow has been three years in the making, with the first songs being written in November of 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. During that time, the band wrote, demoed, and recorded the ten-track album, completing it in December of 2023. Though the intermittent lockdowns and gathering limits often made it difficult to find time to get together, The Wilderness eventually set up shop in a makeshift studio on Howe Island where they were able to collaborate like never before.

This material marks a new era of maturity for the band. The album, which is an ode to growing up and reconciling with your past, is their most introspective material yet. Strangers I Used to Love is a letter of hope and mourning to the versions of yourself that you once were and are yet
to become. It signifies a shift, not only in their sound, but in the ethos of The Wilderness as a group. Following their album release show at the Broom Factory, The Wilderness are hitting the road for a seven-week tour across Canada and the United States in promotion of the album.