Posted in MP3 | music | tour dates on July 7, 2009

DOWNLOAD: The Twilight Sad - Reflection Of The Television (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: We Were Promised Jetpacks - Quiet Little Voices (MP3)

If only they had jetpacks...
We Were Promised Jetpacks

A trio of Scottish bands, We Were Promised Jetpacks, The Twilight Sad and Frightened Rabbit, are touring parts of North America this September -- they'll stick to the West Coast and the South, starting out at Monolith Festival in Colorado on September 12th and 13th.

For the tour's second leg, Frightened Rabbit drops off, and Jetpacks and The Twilight Sad will be joined by Brakesbrakesbrakes (featuring Eamon Hamilton of British Sea Power). The dates and cities for that section are still TBA, but there will be a stop at NYC's Bowery Ballroom on Tuesday, October 6th. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 10th at noon.

Besides being from Scotland, all of the above-mentioned bands (even Brakes, but they are from England) are on Fat Cat Records. Jetpacks' debut, These Four Walls, is out now (July 7th) on the label. That album's "Quiet Little Voices" is posted above. The video for the same song is below.

The Twilight Sad's Forget the Night Ahead (their follow up to Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters) will be out September 22nd on Fat Cat. "Reflection of the Television" from the new record is posted above. The full track list is below. The Twilight Sad just visited NYC on their spring tour with Mogwai, which included three nights at the Music Hall of Williamsburg.

Frightened Rabbit won't be at that October 6th Bowery show, but they will be in NYC a bit earlier for their appearance at Siren Festival on July 18th. The night before the band plays a show at Maxwell's, which will be the first of two final Oxford Collapse gigs. Those shows are all part of the Frightened Rabbit's July tour.

All tour dates, and the above-mentioned stuff, below...

Twilight Sad - Forget The Night Ahead Track Listing:
1. Reflection Of The Television
2. I Became A Prostitute
3. Seven Years of Letters
4. Made To Disappear
5. Scissors
6. The Room
7. That Birthday Present
8. Floorboards Under The Bed
9. Interrupted
10. The Neighbours Can't Breathe
11. At The Burnside


We Were Promised Jetpacks - 2009 Tour Dates
07.09 ICA London $
07.12 T in the Park - T Break Stage Balado $
07.24 Wickerman Festival (Solus Tent) Dundrennan, Scotland
07.25 Truck Festival Oxford
07.26 At Home By The Sea Brighton!
07.31 Standon Calling Standon
08.15 Brown Bear Presents - Acoustic at Sneaky Pete's Edinburgh
09.02 Paradiso (upstairs) Amsterdam
09.03 Gleis 22 Muenster
09.04 Studio 672 Cologne
09.05 Bang Bang Club Berlin
09.06 Beatpol Dresden
09.07 Pretty Vacant Dusseldorf
09.08 Botanique Brussels
09.13 Morrison, CO @ Monolith Festival *
09.14 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge *
09.15 Boise, ID @ Neurolux *
09.16 Seattle, WA @ Neumo's *
09.17 Portland, OR @ Musicfest NW @ Dante's *
09.18 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent *
09.20 Los Angeles, CA @ Knitting Factory *
09.22 Tucson, AZ @ Plush *
09.24 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk *
09.26 Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree *
09.27 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade *
09.28 Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder *
09.29 Orlando, FL @ The Social *
10.06 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom #
11.06 Crash Club Sunderland
11.07 Cockpit 3 Leeds
11.09 Bodega Nottingham
11.10 Portland Arms Cambridge
11.11 B2 Norwich
11.12 Jericho Tavern Oxford
11.13 Freebutt Brighton!
11.14 Lennons Southampton
11.15 Oakford Social Reading
11.16 Boileroom Guildford
11.17 Borderline London
11.20 Frog & Fiddle Cheltenham
11.21 Cooler Bristol
11.23 Sin City Swansea
11.24 The Victoria Birmingham
11.25 Roadhouse Manchester
11.26 Korova Liverpool
11.27 Leadmill Sheffield
11.28 Sno! Bar Milton Keynes
$ w/ The Twilight Sad
* w/ Frightened Rabbit, Twilight Sad
# w/ Twilight Sad, Brakesbrakesbrakes (more TBA)

Frightened Rabbit - 2009 Tour Dates
07.17 - Hoboken, N.J. @ Maxwells ^
07.18 - Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Siren Festival
07.19 - Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge w/ Headlights
07.19 - Chicago, Ill. @ Pitchfork Festival
07.21 - Detroit, Mich. @ Magic Stick +
07.22 - Toronto, Ontario @ Horseshoe Tavern +
07.23 - Montreal, Quebec @ Petit Campus +
07.24 - Providence, R.I. @ Jerky's +
07.25 - Northampton, Mass. @ Iron Horse Music Hall +
08.18 - Edinburgh, Scotland @ Queens Hall
08.29 - Kelso, Scotland @ Rock at the Racecourse
09.13 Morrison, CO @ Monolith Festival *
09.14 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge *
09.15 Boise, ID @ Neurolux *
09.16 Seattle, WA @ Neumo's *
09.17 Portland, OR @ Musicfest NW @ Dante's *
09.18 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent *
09.20 Los Angeles, CA @ Knitting Factory *
09.22 Tucson, AZ @ Plush *
09.24 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk *
09.26 Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree *
09.27 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade *
09.28 Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder *
09.29 Orlando, FL @ The Social *
^ w/ Oxford Collapse
+ w/ The Antlers
* w/ We Were Promised Jetpacks, Twilight Sad

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Comments (13)

That picture is hilarious.

Posted by Anonymous | July 7, 2009 11:07 AM

HELL YEAH! I found the Bowery gig on Monday. So excited about it!

I saw The Twilight Sad with Mogwai and it was the most superb pairing I've ever seen, to be honest. I'm expecting them to blow the roof off with a headlining gig.

By the way, you embedded the wrong video, it's not them. Plus, there's a new one for their new single, I Became a Prostitute. I think it's on Vimeo.

Posted by Anonymous | July 7, 2009 11:46 AM

twilight sad are probably the most important band playing music today.

Posted by Anonymous | July 7, 2009 11:49 AM

yeah, but have they MADE HISTORY?

Posted by Anonymous | July 7, 2009 11:52 AM

someone needs to fix the post you have Copy Haho up there not Twilight Sad.

Posted by Anonymous | July 7, 2009 11:54 AM

Brakes are on Fat Cat

Posted by Anonymous | July 7, 2009 1:07 PM

Is it "Brakes" or "Brakesbrakesbrakes"? I think it's the same band!

Posted by Anonymous | July 7, 2009 7:00 PM

my god.. if you don't see the twilight sad then you hate music

Posted by matt | July 7, 2009 9:49 PM

it was originally Brakes, but there is also an American band called The Brakes, so the band that this post is about were forced to change their name. Thus their new name- brakesbrakesbrakes

Posted by Anonymous | July 7, 2009 11:52 PM

I'm a big fan of We Were Promised Jetpacks and love Quiet Little Voices. I've written about them on my blog in the past.

The Twilight Sad are a band I definitely need to check out properly. I keep hearing them mentioned more and more and need to get in the loop sooner rather than later.

What tracks can people recommend?

Chris

Posted by Chris | July 8, 2009 6:53 AM

There's a band called "The Brakes"? Never heard of them.

As for WWPJP, I think most of their songs are tiring and way too long. Not awful, not great.

@Chris: for Twilight Sad go with Cold days from the Birdhouse, That Summer at Home, And She Would Darken the Memory.

Posted by Anonymous | July 8, 2009 1:57 PM

Well I just posted details on The Twilight Sad's new album including mp3 and video. You can check that out here http://www.indiescreet.com/twilight-sad-announce-album-details/

Thanks anon for recommending some tracks, I've been listening this morning but I am finding their first album hard to get into.

I prefer the two tracks I've previewed from their new album. Maybe it's a bit more mainstream or maybe it's just me...

Chris

Posted by Chris | July 9, 2009 6:14 AM

Brakes are on Fat Cat

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