Currently residing in Brussels, Run Sofa exists of two cousins that grew up in the industrial mining town Charleroi, also known as Europe’s ugliest city. They were raised in a musical environment, getting exposed to the ’90s rock scene listening to artists such as Rage Against The Machine, Urban Dance Squad, Beastie Boys, and more, which eventually led them to learn how to play music themselves.
Face It means facing hardships, facing injustice, facing inequality, facing society, facing the world, through angular, repetitive, no-nonsense post-punk. The cover encapsulates the discomfort and directness of their music, through different body parts pressed onto a scanner. Using Sequel 100 Wide by OGJ Type Design juxtapositioned and in-your-face, it conveys the brutally honest messaging the band sends on their new record from the outside as well as the inside.
Additional to the Face It album cover, the singles “Like That”, “I Point The Finger”, “I Watch In There” and “Pop Up” leading up to the release show different parts of Run Sofa’s bodies portraying their heart-on-their-sleeve music, while typographically cohering to the main release.