Honey Bucket Announce ‘Magical World,’ Out August 19th on See My Friends Records

July 10, 2016
 Photo From See My Friends Records

Photo From See My Friends Records

Honey Bucket Announce Magical World
Out August 19th on See My Friends Records

“Devo Hat” Streaming Now via Brooklyn Vegan

Portland, OR’s Honey Bucket are excited to announce their debut album Magical World, coming to See My Friends Records on August 15th. The band is now streaming their first single “Devo Hat” via Brookyln Vegan. Pre-orders for the record are available now viaSee My Friends. A quote from the band on the album and song can be found below.
Stream “Devo Hat” via Brooklyn Vegan. 
“Magical World is the result of Honey Bucket’s six to eight month encounter with various multi-track cassette thingies. Of the 13 songs included on Magical World, Devo Hat is among those most content to indulge in pure pop song chord-ery. Lyrics contain real-life references to family photos, Yayoi Kusama, and billy’s arm.” – Honey Bucket
Magical World tracklist:

1. Downtown
2. Teleporter
3. Devo Hat
4. This That
5. Relatively Warm
6. Part Of Me
7. Unexplainable Phenomenon
8. Carried Me All The Way
9. Magical World
10. Smile Pt. II
11. Michael + The Mutation
12. Sycamore
13. Comet Tails

Tour Dates:
08/16 – Portland, OR – The Know tour kick-off with Woolen Men and Wave Action
08/21 – Eugene, OR – House Show
08/22 – San Francisco, CA – Hemlock Tavern
08/23 – Los Angeles, CA – TBD
08/24 – Phoenix, AZ – The Lost Leaf
08/25 – El Paso, TX – Prickly Elder
08/26 – Austin, TX – Hotel Vegas
08/27 – San Antonio, TX – TBD
08/28 – New Orleans, LA – United Bakery Gallery
08/29 – Atlanta, GA – TBD
08/30 – Lexington, KY – TBD
09/01 – Pittsburgh, PA – TBD
09/02 – New York, NY – Palisades
09/03 – New York, NY – Shea Stadium
09/05 – Monteal, QC – L’coco Bar Spectacle
09/06 – Ottawa, ON Pressed
09/07 – Toronto, ON – Smiling Buddha
09/08 – Detroit, MI – Dunwell Dry Goods
09/09 – Chicago, IL – House Show
09/10 – St. Louis, MO – Foam
09/11 – Kansas City, MO – Blind Tiger
09/12 – Tulsa, AZ – Sound Pony
09/13 – Denver, CO – TBD
09/21 – Portland, OR – American Legion

Honey Bucket is a mutant pop trio formed in 2012 in Portland, OR. A pupal stage of basement shows and 4 track experiments culminated in 2014’s Futon cassette, which earned them a champion in like-minded Portland stalwarts The Woolen Men and led to a 7″ release on Metal Postcard.
Honey Bucket spent 2015 preparing their most fully realized endeavor, Magical World. As before, their pop sensibilities are thrown into relief by challenging rhythms and textures, this time with nuance and clarity that reveal a peerless, uncompromising rock band. Pop nerds may spot The Clean and the Television Personalities, arty Anglophiles will detect Eno and The Fall, but their stubborn originality lands them squarely in a DIY idiom that is unique to Portland and, more specifically, Honey Bucket.

In 2016 Honey Bucket’s Vince Skelly joined Stevie Pohlman (Mope Grooves) to helm See My Friends, a Portland-centric record label championing a burgeoning underground renaissance in DIY pop. Magical World comes out August 19th on See My Friends and European label Metal Postcard. They will be on tour in the US and Canada August 21st through September 21st.

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