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Bleached announce new album, share “Hard to Kill”: Stream

Don't You Think You've Had Enough? arrives this July

Bleached, photo by Nicky Giraffe
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    Bleached returned the other week with “Shitty Ballet”, their first song since 2017. The punk/garage rockers have now announced a new album on which that single is set to appear. Titled Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough?, it’s due out July 12th through Dead Oceans.

    The follow-up to 2016’s solid Welcome the Worms LP, Don’t You Think serves as the first full-length that Bleached have “written from a place of sobriety.” Sessions began in early 2018, taking place in both Nashville and their hometown of Los Angeles.

    “Writing these songs while sober became somewhat of a spiritual experience,” the group’s Jennifer Clavin stated in a press release. “I had to let go, trust the process, and allow an energy beyond my control to be present.”

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    With the assistance of producer Shane Stoneback (Vampire Weekend, Sleigh Bells), Bleached have helmed what’s described as their most “courageous” project, one that “radiates the power and bravery of facing addiction. of letting go of the past.”

    Those themes are already deeply embedded in the album’s latest single, “Hard to Kill”. According to the band, it’s about “staring down the road towards death and realizing I needed to wake up and get out of my selfish patterns of self destruction.”

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    Check out the defiant “Hard to Kill” below via its official video, directed by Juliana and Nicky Giraffe.

    Pre-orders for the new album are ongoing. Grab all of Bleached’s past releases on vinyl by heading here.

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    Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? Artwork:

    bleached dont you think youve had enough album artwork

    Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? Tracklist:
    01. Heartbeat Away
    02. Hard to Kill
    03. Daydream
    04. I Get What I Need
    05. Somebody Dial 911
    06. Kiss You Goodbye
    07. Rebound City
    08. Silly Girl
    09. Valley to LA
    10. Real Life
    11. Awkward Phase
    12. Shitty Ballet

    To coincide with the album news, Bleached have also lined up a North American tour that runs through September and October. The fall dates come after Bleached’s May stint supporting Refused and The Hives. Buy your tickets here.

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    Bleached 2019 Tour Dates:
    05/20 – Chicago, IL @ Vic Theater #
    05/21 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant #
    05/22 – Lawrence, KS @ Liberty Hall #
    05/24 – Denver, CO @ Gothic Hall #
    05/25 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Union Events Center #
    05/28 – Pomona, CA @ Fox Theater #
    05/29 – San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park #
    07/11 – Los Angeles, CA @ Moroccan Lounge
    08/22 – London, UK @ The Lexington
    08/24 – Reading, UK @ Reading Festival
    08/25 – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival
    09/07 – Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
    09/09 – Austin, TX @ Barracuda
    09/10 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
    09/11 – Houston, TX @ Satellite Bar
    09/13 – New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa
    09/14 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
    09/15 – Raleigh, NC @ Motorco
    09/17 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
    09/19 – Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere
    09/20 – Philadelphia, PA @ PhilaMOCA
    09/21 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
    09/23 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
    09/24 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement
    09/25 – Nashville, TN @ Exit In
    09/27 – Urbana, IL @ Pygmalion Festival
    09/28 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
    09/29 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
    10/01 – Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
    10/03 – Denver, CO @ Globe Hall
    10/05 – Boise, ID @ The Olympic
    10/07 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
    10/08 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
    10/09 – Portland, OR @ Star Theater
    10/11 – Oakland, CA @ New Parish

    # = w/ Refused and The Hives

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