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Diet Cig announce debut album, Swear I’m Good At This, share “Tummy Ache” — listen

Plus, the pop punk two-piece to tour North America

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    New York pop punk duo Diet Cig are one of the many artists contributing to Polyvinyl Records’ latest Singles Series program. However, that’s not the only output they have in store for 2017. Come April 7th, they will release their debut album, Swear I’m Good At This, via Frenchkiss,

    Spanning 12 tracks, the LP follows their 2015 Over Easy EP and was recorded at Salvation Recording Co. in their hometown of New Paltz as well Atomic Sound in the Big Apple. According to a press release, Swear I’m Good sees Diet Cig railing against people who’ve dismissed their opinions and judged them unfairly simply because they didn’t quite live up to a societal norm or expectation.

    Capturing this sentiment is the album’s lead single, a catchy number called “Tummy Ache”. It’s “all about unpacking the feeling of approaching punk with radical softness, and the struggle when it’s not always read as powerful or cool or whatever enough,” the CoSigned outfit describes in a statement. “It’s the shout into my pillow when what I’m saying isn’t being heard, and a big old I FEEL YA to all the femme folks creating space for themselves in a world that wants to keep us quiet.” Stream it down below.

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    Swear I’m Good At This Artwork:

    diet cig swear i'm good at this album

    Swear I’m Good At This Tracklist:
    01. Sixteen
    02. Bite Back
    03. Link in Bio
    04. Maid of the Mist
    05. Leo
    06. Apricots
    07. Barf Day
    08. Bath Bomb
    09. Blob Zombie
    10. Road Trip
    11. I Don’t Know Her
    12. Tummy Ache

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    In support of the new record, Diet Cig will spend a good chunk of the spring touring North America.

    Diet Cig 2017 Tour Dates:
    02/04 – Binghamton, NY @ Binghamton University
    02/22 – San Francisco, CA @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
    03/14-19 – Austin, TX @ South By Southwest
    04/05 – New Haven, CT @ BAR
    04/06 – Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
    04/07 – Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right (early show)
    04/07 – Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right (late show)
    04/08 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
    04/10 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz PDB
    04/11 – Toronto, ON @ Drake Hotel
    04/12 – Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar
    04/13 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
    04/14 – Richmond, VA @ Gallery 5
    04/15 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
    04/18 – Orlando, FL @ Will’s Pub
    04/19 – Tampa, FL @ New World Brewery
    04/20 – Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder
    04/21 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
    04/22 – Charlotte, NC @ Snug Harbor
    04/26 – Eugene, OR @ Boreal
    04/28 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza
    04/29 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
    05/01 – Reno, NV @ Holland Project
    05/04 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
    05/05 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
    05/06 – San Diego, CA @ Che Cafe
    05/08 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Asylum

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