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Why Bonnie Shares New Single “Nowhere, LA” Taken From Debut Album “90 in November” due August 19th via Keeled Scales

July 27, 2022
Photo Credit: Grace Pendleton

WHY BONNIE 

Share new single “Nowhere, LA”
Debut album ’90 in November’ due August 19th via Keeled Scales

New-York-by-way-of-Texas transplants Why Bonnie share a new single, “Nowhere, LA” from their debut album, 90 in November, out August 19th on Keeled Scales.

On “Nowhere LA” – LA as in Louisiana – Howerton uses a broken down car on an isolated road as a metaphor for a stalled relationship: “I know I walk fast, but my heart moves so slow,” she sings .Blair Howerton elaborates: “Inspired by a true story of breaking down in the middle of nowhere Louisiana with an ex, this song is about looking at a relationship in the rear view mirror. Once you’re further away from a place, you can see it all more clearly and with a bit more understanding.” In-step with previous singles “Sailor Mouth,”“Hot Car, “90 in November,” and “Galveston,” “Nowhere, LA” is emotionally-charged and driven by rousing guitar. 

90 in November is destined to be your favourite album, one that will remain timeless, and just weeks’ away from that record dropping, the latest single to be released from this compelling outfit establishes the intoxicating energy of Why Bonnie and their immersive expression. Why Bonnie immediately encapsulates their audience in this true 90s tonality that they’ve mastered, hand in hand with nostalgia and melancholy, Why Bonnie enthrall their listeners with this emotive and reflective creation whilst the current of the release provides a stirring attraction.

90 in November is inspired by fellow Texans Townes Van Zandt, Blaze Foley, alt-rock like the Lemonheads and the Replacements, the eccentric pop of Sparklehorse, and Sheryl Crow.  As Uproxx points out, “Why Bonnie glistens with the same sun-soaked sentimentality as that of their label-mates…early singles from their upcoming debut album, 90 In November, flash polish in Howerton’s ambitious lyricism and reassuring melodies.” Through 90 in November, Howerton propels her songwriting forward into new realms of emotional sincerity and her band to new heights of sonic adventurousness. The songs are full of poetic, cinematic lyrics that flash like colorful scenes glimpsed from the window of a car as it barrels along an interstate highway cutting through the Lone Star State, each one a road stop revealing a different facet of Howerton’s experience. The album is a dynamic introduction to a more raw-edged indie sound from a band who have matured from bedroom dream pop into a sophisticated rock act, their evolving sound a reflection of the journey undertaken by Howerton on this vividly rendered collection of songs.

Why Bonnie Tour Dates
Tue. Aug. 16 – Nantucket, MA @ The Gaslight 
Wed. Aug. 17 – Norfolk, VA @ The NorVA ^
Fri. Aug. 19 – Asbury Park, NJ @ The Stone Pony ^
Sat. Aug. 20 – Queens, NY @ Rockaway Hotel ^
Thu. Aug. 25 – New York, NY @ Baby’s All Right *
Fri. Sept. 16 – Austin, TX @ The Ballroom *
Sat. Sept. 17 – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
Thu. Sept. 22 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Upstairs
Fri. Sept. 23 – Tyler, TX @ Stanley’s BBQ
Sat. Sept. 24 – Dallas, TX @ Three Links
^supporting Pinegrove
* Record Release Show

90 in November track list:
1. Sailor Mouth
2. Galveston
3. Nowhere LA
4. Hot Car
5. Silsbee
6. 90 In November
7. Healthy
8. Sharp Turn
9. Lot’s Wife
10. Superhero

https://whybonnie.bandcamp.com/

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