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Water From Your Eyes Release New Single & Video “14” – New Album “Everyone’s Crushed” out May 26th via Matador Records

May 9, 2023
Credit: Eleanor Petry

Water From Your Eyes Release New Single & Video

“14”

New Album “Everyone’s Crushed” out May 26th via Matador Records

Water From Your Eyes have released a new single and video “14”, the latest preview from their forthcoming album and Matador debut ‘Everyone’s Crushed’, out May 26th.

A crescendo of swelling strings, pizzicato and electronic drone moving around a cyclical vocal refrain of “How many is 14?,” the band describe the song as “a quasi-serial inkblot signifying submission to personal demons and the realization that change is both necessary and inevitable.” Watch the widescreen black & white video directed by the band’s Rachel Brown HERE

On the video, Brown says: “I was largely inspired by “Meshes of the Afternoon”, “Last Year in Marienbad”, and “Spirited Away,” as well as the painting “The Triumph of Baccus” by Diego Velázquez, a favorite of Nate’s. I wanted to capture the feeling of being haunted by one’s own inner turmoils and the act of letting those conflicts go.”

The third track to be revealed from the forthcoming album and a track which brings this intimacy to the soundscape. The usual chaotic charm of Water From Your Eyes mellows to provide this affectionate release. Their compelling strengths are so clearly on display, the track journeys through this mesmeric and touching voyage. The tones resonate, loop and grow, the strings soar and cut through the atmosphere. Rachel channels volatility through the vocal notes and harmonies, repeating the stirring lyrics that unite with the expressive tonality.

The hypnotic traits that lured you in to discover the magic of “Quotations”, are dynamically captured in the new release. Integrated to the core of the vivid exploration. The magic bounces from every attribute and allows the listener to fixate on the emotive cadence of the release.

The striking film perfectly captures the expressive world of the single.

Having just concluded a US tour with Snail Mail, Water From Your Eyes will support Interpol on their UK dates in May. In June, they’ll embark on a run of east coast headline shows, followed in the fall by a west coast run with Melody’s Echo Chamber. The band are also confirmed for Pitchfork Festival in London, Paris and Berlin and November. Find a complete list of upcoming dates below. 

Illustrations: Nicole Rifkin 

TRACKLIST
1. Structure
2. Barley
3. Out There
4. Open
5. Everyone’s Crushed
6. True Life
7. Remember Not My Name
8. 14
9. Buy My Product

LIVE

May 28 – Brighton, UK @ Brighton Dome ^

May 29 – Leeds, UK @ O2 Academy Leeds ^

May 31 – Edinburgh, SC @ The Queen’s Hall ^

June 1 – Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy Bristol ^

June 15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Bonk’s

June 16 – Washington, DC @ Comet Ping Pong

June 17 – Asheville, NC @ Static Age Records

June 19 – Athens, GA @ CINE #

June 20 – Nashville, TN @ DRKMTTR #

June 21 – Louisville, KY @ Whirling Tiger #

June 22 – Chicago, IL @ Sleeping Village

June 24 – Calgary, AB @ Sled Island

June 27 – Toronto, ON @ The Baby G

July 20 – New York, NY @ Central Park (Summerstage)

July 28 – Winnipeg, MB @ Real Love Summer Fest

August 12 – Sweden Göteborg @ Way Out West

August 18 – Biddinghuizen, Netherlands @ Lowlands Festival

August 19 – Brecon Beacons, UK @ Green Man

September 30 – Montreal, QC @ Pop Montreal

November 3 – Berlin, DE @ Pitchfork Festival

November 10 – Paris, FR @ Pitchfork Festival

November 11 – London, UK @  Pitchfork Festival

^ w/ Interpol

# w/ Sword II

https://wfye.ffm.to/everyonescrushed

https://www.waterfromyoureyes.com/

https://matadorrecords.com/

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