Prawn Streaming New Track; ‘Kingfisher’ LP Out August 12 On Topshelf Records

July 31, 2014


Prawn Streaming New Track; ‘Kingfisher’ LP Out August 12 On Topshelf Records; Band On Tour Now with The Hotelier and Foxing; Topshelf Records Tour Runs September 16-October 3


Ridgewood, NJ’s Prawn are streaming a new song titled “First as Tragedy, Second as Farce” on Topshelf Records’ website.

The track appears on the band’s forthcoming LP, Kingfisher, out August 12.

Prawn spent the early part of this month playing select dates with Into It, Over It and will wrap up their run with The Hotelier and Foxing next week. On September 16 the band embarks on the first ever Topshelf Records Tour, along with label mates A Great Big Pile of Leaves, Diamond Youth and Field Mouse.

Pre-order Prawn’s Kingfisher on iTunes or on the Topshelf records website.

Tour Dates:

7/30/2014 Montreal Il Motore w/ Foxing and The Hotelier

7/31/2014 New Britian, CT Pulaski Club w/ Foxing and The Hotelier

8/1/2014 Cambridge Middle East Upstairs w/Foxing and The Hotelier

8/2/2014 New York The Studio @ Webster hall w/ Foxing and The Hotelier

8/3/2014 Philadelphia The Fire w/ Foxing and The Hotelier

8/4/2014 Washington DC DC9 w/ Foxing and The Hotelier

8/5/2014 Richmond Strange Matter w/ Foxing and The Hotelier

Topshelf Records Tour

September 16- Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary New Date

September 17- Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery New Date

September 19- Orlando, FL @ The Backbooth

September 20- Tampa, FL @ Epic Problem

September 21- Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

September 23- Nashville, TN @ The End

September 24- St. Louis @ The Firebird

September 26- Chicago @ Beat Kitchen

September 27- Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room

September 28- Pittsburgh, PA @ The Smiling Moose

September 30- Allston, MA @ Great Scott New Date

October 1- Pawtucket, RI @ The Met New Date

October 2- New York, NY @ The Studio at Webster Hall New Date

October 3- Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes New Date

What others have said about Prawn:

“The swelling guitars and call-and-response yelps have earned Prawn any number of designations, but they’re less beholden to a genre than to a state of mind, or at least an inversion of what Real Estate does; whereas the latter use their gorgeous, ringing guitar patterns and a masterful economy of words to fondly looks back on their hometown, Prawn imagine the impossible vastness of the future and an unknowable, pervasive current sadness…”- Pitchfork

“Prawn has refined its sound, trusting itself to remain softer and subtler, often coming close to bridging the gap between emo and indie the way Death Cab For Cutie did over a decade ago.”- AV Club

“…a call-and-response epic that offsets its small-town sadness with starry-eyed ambition.”- Spin

“…Prawn have always had a post-rock side, but they’ve rarely sounded this downright pretty…”- Brooklynvegan



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