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Jay Som announces debut LP ‘Everybody Works’ & tour, shares “The Bus Song”

Jay Som Everybody Works

Last year, Jay Som (aka Melina Duterte) announced that she signed to Polyvinyl and would release her debut LP for the label in 2017, and now details on that are here. It’s called Everybody Works and it drops on March 10 via Polyvinyl. The first single is “The Bus Song,” which has hints of the Crutchfield sisters and Rilo Kiley and is very worth hearing. Check it out, along with the album tracklist, below. That’s the artwork above.

Jay Som is also playing SXSW ths year and then touring with The Courtneys, including a Brooklyn show on March 29 at Baby’s All Right. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (1/13) at 10 AM. All dates are listed below.

The Courtneys are also releasing a new album, The Courtneys II, on February 17 via Flying Nun. They just released the new single “Tour” (via NPR), and you can stream that and previous single “Silver Velvet” below.

Everybody Works Tracklist
1. Lipstick Stains
2. The Bus Song
3. Remain
4. 1 Billion Dogs
5. One More Time, Please
6. Baybee
7. (BedHead)
8. Take It
9. Everybody Works
10. For Light

Jay Som — 2017 Tour Dates
3/10/17 – Las Vegas, NV @ Neon Reverb
3/11/17 – Phoenix, AZ @ Viva Phx Downtown Music Festival
3/13-17/17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
3/18/17 – Dallas, TX @ Trees ^
3/20/17 – Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop #
3/21/17 – Madison, WI @ The Frequency #
3/22/17 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry #
3/23/17 – Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club#
3/24/17 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern #
3/25/17 – Lakewood, OH @ Mahall’s #
3/26/17 – Toronto, ON @ The Garrison #
3/28/17 – Boston, MA @ Great Scott #
3/29/17 – Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s Alright #
3/31/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle #
4/1/17 – Washington DC @ DC9 #
4/4/17 – Iowa City, IA @ Mission Creek Music Festival
4/6/17 – Denver, CO @ Lost Lake Lounge #
4/7/17 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court #
4/8/17 – Boise, ID @ Neurolux #
4/10/17 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge #
4/11/17 – Vancouver, BC @ The Colbalt #
4/12/17 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile (Back Bar) #
4/21/17 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
4/22/17 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop

# with The Courtney’s
^ with The Drums and No Joy

Last year, Jay Som toured with Mitski and Japanese Breakfast. Check out pics:

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