Say “Hello, Again” to Kittyhawk, New Track “Welcome Home” Debuts on Noisey, Debut LP Out 10/14/14 via Count Your Lucky Stars‏

September 11, 2014
Mitchell Wojcik

Mitchell Wojcik

Kittyhawk Announce Debut LP Hello, Again

New Track “Welcome Home” Streaming on Noisey

Fall Tour Dates w/ Into It. Over It., Foxing, Nai Harvest

Pre-Order Now Available via Count Your Lucky Stars

Chicago four-piece Kittyhawk play the sort of wry, dryly sweet pop songs that call to mind early 2000s bands such as Rainer Maria and The Anniversary.  Trading bass guitar for a Farfiza organ, the band is anchored by the charming l harmonies of singer Kate Grube, whose narrative lyrics push their songs forward, inviting listeners to lean in a little closer.  After the release of several split releases and a self-titled EP, the band is ready to release their debut full-length Hello, Again on Count Your Lucky Stars Records on October 14, 2014 (full tracklisting & art below).  Pre-order is now available via the Count Your Lucky Stars online store.

Noisey premiered a new track from the record today, “Welcome Home”, saying “The Chicago band is such a wonderful break from the proliferation of the sad emo boy’s club. Kate Grube’s earnest vocal work recalls bands like Rainer Maria, the Anniversary, and the Rocking Horse Winner. But that’s not to say Kittyhawk is another band simply regurgitating the music of scenes past. The band has its own distinct identity that sometimes punches you up hard and other times lulls you gently down. Really, we need more bands like this.”

Listen to “Welcome Home”
Kittyhawk will embark on a short run of tour dates this fall, including dates with Count Your Lucky Stars alum Into It. Over It. and Foxing as well as Nai Harvest (all tour dates below).

01) Contact
02) The Petravicz Estate
03) Sunny Day Renter’s Insurance
04) Vaudeville
05) Jude II
06) Welcome Home
07) Self v. Former Self
08) Hans Christian Andersen
09) Zodiac
10) Seasonal Abjective Disorder
11) Better Homes
12) Better Gardens
13) Tourisme

Tour Dates:
09/19 – Chicago, IL @ Wire Lounge&
10/03 – Flint, MI @ The Local*
10/04 – Hamilton, ON @ Club Absinthe*
10/05 – London, ON @ Rum Runners*
10/07 – Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dees*
10/08 – Montreal, QC @ Cabaret Underworld*
10/09 – Burlington, VT @ Signal Kitchen#
10/10 – Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft*
10/12 – Amityville, NY @ Amityville Music Hall^
10/13 – Purchase, NY @ SUNY Purchase^
10/14 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose^
10/15 – Columbus, OH @ Double Happiness^
10/16 – Chicago, IL @ Township%
11/01 – Gainesville, FL @ The Fest 13

& = w/ The Lemonheads & Owen
* = w/ Into It. Over It. & Foxing
# = w/ Into It. Over It, Foxing & Kevin Devine
^ = w/ Nai Harvest & Foxing
% = w/ Nai Harvest

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