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Cold War Kids announce new album, Hold My Home, stream “First”

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    Cold War Kids have announced details of their fifth studio album, Hold My Home, which will arrive October 21st via Downtown Records. It serves as the follow-up to 2013’s Dear Miss Lonelyhearts.

    The 11-track album was produced by guitarist Dan Gallucci and frequent collaborator Lars Stalfors (Mars Volta, Matt and Kim) at the band’s personal studio in San Jose, California.

    Already we’ve heard the stirring lead single, “All This Could Be Yours”. Now, to coincide with today’s announcement, the band has shared “First”. The track is grand and regaling, a sonically uplifting mix of jittery guitars, handclap rhythms, and dynamic vocal harmonies. Again, Cold War Kids aren’t exactly reinventing the wheel, but rather emphasizing their core strengths of solid, enjoyable guitar rock.

    Listen in below.

    Hold My Home Tracklist:
    01. All This Could Be Yours
    02. First
    03. Hot Coals
    04. Drive Desperate
    05. Hotel Anywhere
    06. Go Quietly
    07. Nights & Weekends
    08. Hold My Home
    09. Flower Drum Song
    10. Harold Bloom
    11. Hear My Baby Call

    The band has also shared the music video for “All This Could Be Yours”, a black-and-white clip of one woman’s journey around a big city. Watch it below.

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