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Beach Slang Share New Video for ‘Atom Bomb’

written by Mark Doyle September 9, 2016

Beach Slang Share ‘Atom Bomb’ Video

New Album ‘A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings’ Out September 23rd On Polyvinyl Records

On Tour Now

Philadelphia’s Beach Slang will be releasing their new album, ‘A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings’, out this September 23rd on Polyvinyl Records. The band have shared the video for their single ‘Atom Bomb’.

Stream ‘Atom Bomb’

Beach Slang’s second full-length is a crash-and-thunder collection of songs about what it takes to keep yourself going, to make it through the rest of the night-hell, through the rest of your youth-and beyond. Frontman James Alex wrote much of ‘A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings’ on their first album’s support tour, during which he spent a lot of time with the kids who’d picked up the record.

The band previously shared the song ‘Punks in Disco Bar’. The video was described by NPR as ‘…a glimpse into what it’s like to be young, misunderstood and out of place, yet finding belonging in each other. It’s the perfect complement to ‘Punks In A Disco Bar’ and an ode to the motifs and life-affirming mission of Beach Slang’.

Nice things said about ‘Punks in a Disco Bar’;

‘The song will certainly be instantly recognizable to fans of the band’s previous work, with the same never-caring, heart-punching, loud-things-loving lyrics and thick Minneapolis-style riffing of Beach Slang’s debut LP – if a touch wearier than last time out.’ – Spin

‘the heart-on-the-sleeve punks have already become the kind of band that fans rush to get tattooed all over their bodies. Well, those fans had better make room for some new ink…’ – Consequence of Sound

‘We need endorphin-heavy, heart-on-sleeve, major-chord, grin-inducing punk rock right now. I mean we need it. There’s a goddamn duty of care: punk has to hold people to account and spit against authority, but sometimes you need to smile like an idiot and let go.’ – Noisey

‘This new track seeps with feelings of youth and their accompanying frustration. Very punk guitar drowns the entire two minutes and 41 seconds, and the vocals don’t hold anything back. It’s just what you’d expect from a song called “Punks In A Disco Bar,” and that’s not a bad thing.’ – WXPN

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Beach Slang continue to tour the world:

9/9 — Raleigh, NC — Hopscotch Music Festival @ Cam
10/9 — Richmond, VA — The Camel
17/9 — Wilmington, DE — Dogfish Head Analog-a-GoGo @ Bellevue State Park
23/9 — Chicago, IL — Goose Island Beer Co.s Urban Block Party
6/10 — Boston, MA — Royale%
8/10 — Philadelphia, PA — Project Pabst Citywide Festival @ Electric Factory
11/10 — Washington, DC — Black Cat **
12/10 — Virginia Beach, VA — Shaka’s**
13/10 — West Columbia, SC — New Brookland Tavern**
14/10 — Orlando, FL — Blackbooth**
15/10 — Jacksonville, FL — Jack Rabbits**
16 /10– Atlanta, GA — The Masquerade (Hell)**
18/10 — Nashville, TN — The Basement East**
19/10 — Louisville, KY — Zanzabar**
20/10 — Newport, KY — The Southgate House Revival**
21/10 — Cleveland, OH — Grog Shop**
22/10 — Pittsburgh, PA — Cattivo**
24/10 — Columbus, OH — Rumba Cafe**
25/10 — Bloomington, IN — The Bishop**
26/10 — St. Louis, MO — Old Rock House**
28/10 — Minneapolis, MN — Triple Rock Social Club**
29/10 — Maquoketa, IA — Codfish Hollow**
30/10 — Omaha, NE — Reverb Lounge**
31/10 — Kansas City, MO — The Tank Room**
01/11 — Fayetteville, AR — George’s Majestic Lounge**
02/11 — Oklahoma City, OK — 89th Street Collective**
4/11 — Austin, TX — Sound on Sound Festival
5/11 — Mcdade, TX — Sherwood Forest Faire
7/11 — Glasgow, UK — Mono
8/11 — London, UK — Scala
9/11 — Leeds, UK — Brudenell Social Club
10/11 — Brighton, UK — The Haunt
12/11 — Brussels, Belgium — Witloof Room
13/11 — Hamburg, Germany — Knust
14/11 — Hanover, Germany — LUX
15/11 — Berlin, Germany — Lido
17/11 — Leipzig, Germany — Conne Island
18/11 — Bezirk Ottakring, Austria — Chelsea
19/11 — Winterthur, Switzerland — Albani
20/11 — Munich, Germany — Ampere
21/11 — Muenster, Germany — Sputnikhalle
22/11 — Cologne, Germany — Gebaude 9
23/11 — Paris, France — La Maroquinerie
25/11 — Barcelona, Spain — La 2 d’Apollo
26/11 — Madrid, Spain — Moby Dick
** w/ Bleached

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