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Suuns announce new album, Felt, share “Watch You, Watch Me” video: Watch

The Hold/Still follow-up slated for a March release

Suuns // Photo by Philip Cosores
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    Photo by Philip Cosores

    Experimental rockers Suuns celebrated a blockbuster 2016, highlighted by an acclaimed album in Hold/Still and countless memorable festival performances (Primavera SoundLe Guess Who). After keeping a low profile most of last year, the Canadian outfit is back today with news of a forthcoming album.

    Dubbed Felt, it’s due out on shelves March 2nd through Secretly Canadian. Its 11 tracks were recorded at Breakglass Studios in Montreal, where their first two LPs also came to fruition. Renowned studio mastermind John Congleton (St. Vincent, Cloud Nothings) also flew up from Dallas to mix the entire effort.

    In a statement, Suuns singer/guitarist Ben Shemie described Felt as “definitely looser than our last one. It’s not as clinical. There’s more swagger.” That specific kind of energy permeates throughout the album’s lead single, “Watch You, Watch Me”, which has also been shared today. As if Tame Impala went all in on the hallucinogens and discovered a portal into an alternate universe, the track finds Suuns jamming out for a generous six minutes, their blissful guitars bent and swirled into blurs of colorful noise.

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    Check it out below via its official music video, directed by Russ Murphy.

    Felt Artwork:

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    Felt Tracklist:
    01. Look No Further
    02. X-ALT
    03. Watch You, Watch Me
    04. Baseline
    05. After the Fall
    06. Control
    07. Make It Real
    08. Daydream
    09. Peace and Love
    10. Moonbeams
    11. Materials

    To coincide with the LP, Suuns will tour parts of Canada and Europe for the next few months.

    Suuns 2018 Tour Dates:
    02/09 – St-Casimir, QC @ La Taverne
    02/16 – Trois-Rivieres, QC @ La Zenob
    02/17 – Gatineau, QC @ Le Minotaure
    03/03 – Guadalajara, MX @ Festin de Los Munecos
    03/07 – St-Hyacinthe, QC @ Le Zaricot
    03/25 – Knoxville, TN @ Big Ears Festival
    03/29 – Rome, IT @ Monk Club
    03/30 – Milan, IT @ Magnolia
    03/31 – Winterthur, CH @ Salzhaus
    04/01 – Marseille, FR @ Espace Julien
    04/03 – Saint-Malo, FR @ Nouvelle Vague
    04/05 – Paris, FR @ Elysee Montmartre
    04/06 – Brussels, BE @ Le Botanique
    04/07 – The Hague, NL @ Rewire Festival
    04/08 – Koln, DE @ Gebaude 9
    04/09 – Hamburg, DE @ Molotow Musikclub
    04/10 – Berlin, DE @ Festsaal Kreuzberg
    04/11 – Istanbul, TR @ Babylon

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