The Blind Pets Debut “Big Kids”- Sharon Is Karen due out April 15th on Sup Bob Records On Tour Now

April 4, 2016
Bernadette Castillo

Bernadette Castillo

The Blind Pets Debut “Big Kids” via The FADER

Sharon Is Karen due out April 15th on Sup Bob Records

On Tour Now

The Blind Pets recently announced their new album, Sharon Is Karen, set for release on April 15th via Sup Bob Records. This week the Austin garage grunge trio are sharing the record’s latest single, “Big Kids” via The FADER. Self described as “rock ’n’ roll faith healers,” The Blind Pets will make you believe. Blending stoner punk, garage pop, and reckless grunge, The Blind Pets are hard drinking and full of love, and their garage riffs are ready to turn any party wild. The single is rock & roll as hell… a song about the industry and the “sink or swim” mentality, paired with the perfect mix of garage pop and indie punk with a charming southern twang.

The FADER described “Big Kids” as “a fuzzy, Cramps-like track about the sink-or-swim mentality in the music industry (and, let’s face it, a lot of other industries)” before expanding with “At the end of the day, we just gotta save ourselves sometimes, and this mordant track from the “rock ‘n roll faith healers” might do just that.”


04/05 – Murfreesboro, TN @ house party
04/06 – Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone
04/07 – Nashville, TN @ Foobar
04/08 – Mobile, AL @ The Industry Bar

“solid surf-rock guitar and an explosive sound that will have you on your feet before you know it. “Up All Night” captures what it’s like to fall in love with someone, to never be able to stop thinking about them, to feel like every moment without them is a waste, and how crazy that can make you. It’s a sad song disguised behind poppy vocals and a rock ’n’ roll chorus that will be stuck in your head for days.” – Noisey

“A stomping march, it soon jumps into the band’s more usual garage pop clatter, after the singer implores, “I try and I try and I try try try.” – CMJ


Rock ‘n’ roll faith-healers The Blind Pets, known for their wild shows and singer/guitaristJoshua Logan’s riotous stage presence have long been a spark plug in the engine of Austin’s underground music scene. The trio are getting ready to release their latest album,Sharon Is Karen on April 15th, a vicious stoner punk record that burns with never ending intensity. Their working-class sound, recalling a blend of frantic guitar pop and classic rock hooliganism thrives from a conviction to the holy trinity of heavy guitar, bass, and drums that’ll make you a believer again. The Blind Pets do this for you.

Following three locally renowned records, (Smashed, Sweet Tooth, and Heavy Petting), The Blind Pets have spent much of the past few years on tour, bringing their records on the road and unleashing the fury of their performances across the nation. Sharon is Karen, the band’s upcoming album, is the result of a year spent out on the road, meeting people and experiencing personalities of all types. The record carries a loose theme centered around a character named Karen, mild mannered by day, and Sharon, the party hungry alter ego by night. Consider it a “business in the front, party on the back” sort of thing. This is the world The Blind Pets live in… and it’s ever changing. The antithesis of today’s unruffled indie rock detachment, The Blind Pets fight with passion to connect. In their sweat, there’s showmanship. In their lyrics, there’s soul. The sound coming out their amplifiers isn’t just distortion… t’s the invincible spirit of rock ‘n’ roll.

Sharon Is Karen track list:

1. Team
2. Big Kids
3. Easy Rider
4. True Love Was Made For Fools
5. Perfect
6. Up All Night
7. Crazy Dudes
8. Fade Away

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