PALE ANGELS share video for “Don’t Feel A Thing” + UK tour starts this week

December 13, 2016


Share video for “Don’t Feel A Thing

UK tour starts this week
inc. Shacklewell Arms on 21st December

Daydreaming Blues is out now
via Specialist Subject (UK) and Recess Records (US)

Transatlantic punks Pale Angels have unveilved the new video for “Don’t Feel A Thing“, taken fro the new album, Daydreaming Blues. The band describe the song as being “about self induced emptiness as a defence mechanism.” Watch the video below, directed by Jonathan Minto.n

The band head out on tour this week, including London’s Shacklewell Arms on 21st December:

Tuesday 13th December – The Stag & Hounds, Bristol
Wednesday 14th December – Mozart’s, Swansea
Thursday 15th December – The Lughole, Sheffield
Friday 16th December – Pop Recs Ltd, Sunderland
Saturday 17th December – 13th Note, Glasgow (Early Show)
Saturday 17th December – Conroy’s Basement, Dundee
Sunday 18th December – Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh
Monday 19th December – Santiagos, Leeds
Tuesday 20th December – The Quadrant, Brighton
Monday 21st December – The Shacklewell Arms, London

Daydreaming Blues is the third album from Pale Angels, based between New Jersey and Swansea, Wales. Guitarist Michael Santostefano and bassist Jamie Morrison play hypnotic, blown out punk with the help of drumming friends on either side of the Atlantic (half written in Wales with drummer Reza Mirehsan, before completing and recording with Chris Krause in the US). If people say being in a band is like a marriage, Pale Angels is more like a long distance love affair, forsaking practicality for an intensely close musical relationship.

The band has spent the past few years touring the UK, Europe and both coasts of America a few times over, playing their usual frantic live set in venues and basements as well as the occasional stripped back quiet set at in-stores and people’s houses. Pale Angels are a band best experienced live, and Daydreaming Blues is an album which captures all aspects of that perfectly.

Recorded live over two days at Strange Weather Studios, Brooklyn NY with Ben Greenberg (of Uniform, Hubble & previously The Men), the new album builds on the blown out, grunge-fuelled, garage punk of their previous records with the injection of more dark pop influence, adding touches of Wire and The Pixies to their Hüsker Dü and Ramones-influenced punk. Reflected in its title, Daydreaming Blues has a hypnotic, dreamy quality with depressing themes throughout.

“blissfully aware garage punk that isn’t afraid to carry a hook or two” DIY

“fans of The Replacements, The Gun Club, or any handful of SST’s mid-’80s bands may have a soft spot for Pale Angels” Brooklyn Vegan

“reflects the darker sounds of UK hardcore until it unexpectedly tears into a Misfits rip about 2/3 of the way in for the sickest key change ever.” – Noisey

“Insanely exciting.. a raw as fuck garage-grunge explosion” Crack

“It recalls late 80s punk – think PIXIES or even Fugazi – Pale Angels also have an oddball British touch, akin to those off kilter Wire moments.”Clash

 “it’s a storming collection of squalling riffs and hooks, with nods to the sped-up sludge of grunge and the winsome jangle of 80s US college rock: classic sounds for disaffected youths with a penchant for noisy guitars.”The Skinny

“If you’re a fan of Nirvana, Toys That Kill and Husker Du then this is well worth your time. A fuzzy, dreamy album that should be played loud”8/10, Louder Than War
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