Japanese Breakfast | Boyish

What’s uppppppp? It’s election day here, which means I am filled with despair, dread, hope and judgement. To quell the terrified voice that pervades in the back of my head telling me that contemporary politics is going down the toilet quicker than a used condom, I bring you Japanese Breakfast’s new single “Boyish”

Taken from the upcoming LP Soft Sounds From Another Planet, “Boyish” rides over you like a laconic tidal wave. Surrendering you to the depths of the ocean underneath a weight of beautiful melancholy, the track has a gravitational sweep that almost makes you feel that you’re being pulled towards the centre of the earth as opposed to forced under. Whilst surrendering yourself to the fate you can see the waking world through the crystal clear water as synths and a wonderfully measured vocal line narrates your drowning montage.

Following up her first single from the upcoming release “The Machinist,” Japanese Breakfast continues to create a mature minimal sound that gets caught into that wonderful paradox of hopeful melancholy.

Japanese Breakfasts album Soft Sounds From Another Planet is out Juley 14th 2017 on Dead Oceans.
PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM

TOUR DATES:
6/7 – Orlando, FL @ The Social *
6/9 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall *
6/10 – Austin, TX @ The Parish *
6/11 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada *
6/13 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge *
6/15 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echoplex *
6/16 – San Diego, CA @ The Irenic *
6/17 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room *
6/18 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel *
6/20 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile *
6/21 – Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt *
6/22 – Portland, OR @ Holocene *
6/24 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court *
6/25 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge *
6/27 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry *
6/28 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge *
6/29 – Columbus, OH @ Double Happiness *
6/30 – Lakewood, OH @ Mahall’s *
7/1 – Detroit, MI @ El Club *
7/2 – Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground *
7/4 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz PDB *
7/5 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair *
7/6 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg *
7/7 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
7/8 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer *
7/15 – Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool ~
7/27 – Halifax, NS @ Rebecca Cohn Auditorium ^
7/28 – Portland, ME @ State Theatre ^
7/29 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom ^
7/31 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues ^
8/2 – Covington, KY @ Madison Theater ^
10/23 – Cologne, DE @ Blue Shell
10/25 – Berlin, DE @ Badenhouse
11/2 – Brighton, GB @ The Joker
11/6 – Leeds, GB @ Headrow House
11/7 – London, GB @ The Dome Tufnell Park

* w/ (Sandy) Alex G & Cende
^ w/ Tegan & Sara
~ Free Record Release Show w/ Yohuna (Starts at 2PM)

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