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Listen: Hooray For Earth’s new song “Racy”

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    Racy, the sophomore album from New York synth-rockers Hooray For Earth, is due to hit shelves on July 29th via Dovecote Records. The nine-track effort follows 2011’s True Loves and was co-produced by Chris Coady (Grizzly Bear, Yeah Yeah Yeahs). As its bold title might suggest, Racy features the band’s most aggressive and straight-forward style of songwriting to date.

    “This album is the most intentional thing I’ve ever put together”, frontman Noel Heroux explained in a press release. “I wanted everything loud and direct so you don’t have to guess at what you’re getting into.”

    Already we’ve heard the searing and thunderous “Keys”. Now, the four-piece take things down a couple of notches with the album’s sobering, lovesick title track.

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    Tune in below:

    Racy Tracklist:
    01. Hey
    02. Keys
    03. Say Enough
    04. Somewhere Else
    05. Racy
    06. Last, First
    07. Airs
    08. Happening
    09. Pass

    In support of the album, Hooray For Earth will embark on a U.S. tour later this month. Consult their full schedule below.

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    Hooray For Earth 2014 Tour Dates:
    07/30 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
    08/05 – Philadelphia, PA @ Black Box
    08/06 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
    08/07 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
    08/12 – Lawrence, KS @ Replay Lounge
    08/13 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern
    08/14 – St. Louis, MO @ The Demo
    08/15 – Indianapolis, IN @ Hi-Fi
    08/16 – Detroit, MI @ The Lager House
    08/18 – Lakewood, OH @ Mahall’s 20 Lanes
    08/20 – Buffalo, NY @ Sugar City
    08/21 – Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt
    08/22 – Boston, MA @ Institute of Contemporary Art
    08/23 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom

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