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Palehound - If You Met Her

Palehound - If You Met Her

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While 2017 isn't a great year for say, humanity, at least we can curl up in our little corner of the world with some of the best new music that has been released in a while. Boston's Palehound, fronted by the fiercest of fierce Ellen Kempner, are leading the charge with the announcement of their sophomore album A Place I'll Always Go. The record is, true to form, a deeply personal collection of tales of love and loss told in blissed out fuzz rock imperfect perfection. Following a spring tour with Big Thief and a handful of summer headlining dates which include a record release show in Boston, Palehound will kick off a national tour with the stellar Waxahatchee in August. 

Regarding the newly released video for single "If You Met Her," Kempner said:

"I wrote this song on the one year anniversary of my close friends passing. It addresses the experience of grief I had following losing her, including feelings of guilt and being reminded of her everywhere I would go.” shares Ellen. “I wrote it like a letter, reminiscing over times we'd spent together and telling her about how I'd fallen in love. The teens at Raw Art Works (part of the Boston arts non-profit Raw Art Works (RAW)) put a visual to my song that I feel perfectly reflects the content and I was absolutely astounded at how professional and amazing they were to work with.“

Take an even deeper dive into Kempner's creative mind in her recent Rookie Interview, and pick up A Place I'll Always Go on June 16th via Polyvinyl.  Tour dates below. 

Palehound National Tour Dates
# = with Waxahatchee
 
6/7: Peterborough NH @ The Thing In The Spring
6/16: Boston, MA @ Sonia’s (Record Release Party!)
6/27: Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right (tickets)
6/28: Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle (tickets)
7/ 6: Lakewood, OH @ Mahall’s
7/7: Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
7/10: Indianapolis, IN @ The Hi-Fi
7/11: Millvale, PA @ The Funhouse at Mr.Smalls
8/04: Dallas, TX @ Club Dada #
8/05: Austin, TX @ The Mohawk #
08-06: Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall #
8/07: New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks #
8/09: Birmingham, AL @ Saturn #
8/10: Athens, GA @ Athens Popfest #
8/11: Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West #
8/13: Asheville, NC @ Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall #
8/14: Nashville, TN @ Third Man Records #
8/15: Columbus, OH @ Park Street Saloon #
8/16: Detroit, MI @ El Club #
8/17: Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace #
8/18: Montreal, QC @ Theatre Fairmount #
8/19: Boston, MA @ Royale #
8/21: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club #

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