Sheer Mag announce new album Playing Favorites, unveil 2024 tour dates

Sheer Mag announce new album Playing Favorites, unveil 2024 tour dates

Sheer Mag have introduced their third album, Playing Favorites, which is due out on March 1st through Third Man Records. The band additionally shared the album’s title observe as a single, and unveiled particulars for a headlining North American tour subsequent spring.

Sheer Mag first envisioned Playing Favorites as a four-track EP in the summertime of 2021, but it surely grew to change into a full venture because the band explored the themes of the songs and felt they deserved full-length presentation. “Those first 4 songs got here out of a tough second in life for all of us collectively — they sort of felt like an try to determine learn how to have enjoyable whenever you truly really feel depressing,” guitarist and lyricist Matt Palmer mentioned.

From there, Sheer Mag spent 2022 and 2023 crafting Playing Favorites, drawing on their decade of expertise to put in writing materials that didn’t draw back from their darker sides, however embraced uplifting, energetic rock. “Nobody appears to put in writing straight up rock bangers anymore,” vocalist Tina Halladay mentioned. “More than the rest, we wish this document to place enormous, catchy songwriting entrance and heart.”

Continuing, Halladay defined the evolution the band has undergone in making Playing Favorites. “Those first few data felt like a private popping out party, they felt like they have been an introduction to me and my life story,” she mentioned. “With these new songs, I really feel like I’m lastly in a position to transfer previous that — there are elements on this document that I couldn’t think about with the ability to sing 10, 5, and even three years in the past.”

Sheer Mag is pairing the announcement of Playing Favorites with the discharge of its title observe, which arrives with a music video capturing footage of their excursions and dwell present. The track locations Halladay’s hovering vocals over a mattress of guitars, with a basic anthemic refrain. “After practically ten years of touring collectively, we felt certified to put in writing a track about doing it,” the band mentioned in a press release. “It’s a superb introduction to the subsequent period of Sheer Mag.” Watch the video for the track beneath.

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In August, Sheer Mag shared the one “All Lined Up,” which additionally seems on Playing Favorites. This winter, they’ll wrap up their 2023 tour with three dates opening for Baroness.

Playing Favorites will debut on March 1st, 2024, with pre-orders ongoing. Later that month, Sheer Mag will embark on a headlining North America tour, stopping in cities like Nashville, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and extra. Tickets for the exhibits will go on sale on Friday, November tenth at 10:00 a.m. native time, after which they’ll be obtainable here.

Sheer Mag – Playing Favorites (Official Music Video)

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Playing Favorites Tracklist:
01. Playing Favorites
02. Eat It and Beat It
03. All Lined Up
04. Don’t Come Lookin’
05. I Gotta Go
06. Moonstruck
07. Mechanical Garden
08. Golden Hour
09. Tea on the Kettle
10. Paper Time
11. When You Get Back

Sheer Mag 2023-2024 Tour Dates:
11/28 – Boston, MA @ Royale ~
11/29 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall ~
12/01 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer ~
03/29 – Washington, DC @ Songbyrd
03/30 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle – Back Room
03/31 – Asheville, NC @ Eulogy
04/01 – Nashville, TN @ The Blue Room at Third Man Records
04/02 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade, Purgatory
04/04 – New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa
04/05 – Houston, TX @ The End
04/06 – Austin, TX @ Far Out Lounge
04/07 – Dallas, TX @ Double Wide
04/09 – Mesa, AZ @ The Underground
04/10 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
04/11 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
04/12 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
04/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ Lodge Room
04/15 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
04/17 – Portland, OR @ Star Theater
04/18 – Seattle, WA @ The Vera Project
04/19 – Boise, ID @ The Shredder
04/20 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
04/22 – Denver, CO @ Hi Dive
04/24 – Omaha, NE @ Reverb Lounge
04/25 – Minneapolis, MN @ seventh St. Entry
04/26 – Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
04/27 – Chicago, IL @ Sleeping Village
04/29 – Kalamazoo, MI @ Bell’s Eccentric Cafe
05/01 – Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground
05/03 – Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
05/04 – Troy, NY @ No Fun

~ = w/ Baroness



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