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The Shaky Hands – new MP3, video, tour dates w/ the Acorn

By Andrew Frisicano

DOWNLOAD: The Shaky Hands – We are Young (new MP3)

Shaky Hands

Portland’s The Shaky Hands will be visiting Mercury Lounge Saturday, November 8th (tix) with NYC new-wave/discopunkers Holy Hail as part of the band’s second full US tour. If attending, look out for the Break The Spell EP, a tour-only “8 song vinyl only ep of live and rare stuff” as well as The Shaky Hands’ newest full length, Lunglight, which was released September 9th on Kill Rock Stars. You can grab a track from that above and check out an older mp3-rich Shaky Hands post for older tunes.

Check out a video promo for Lunglight, starring bassist Mayhaw Hoons, below – as well as a music video for the single “We Are Young,” whose washed-out, Polaroid-at-the-Pool-Party look is about two weeks late for summer.

Accompanying The Shaky Hands for many dates across the country will be The Acorn. The Acorn’s atmospheric folk was most recently featured on last spring’s Glory Hope Mountain and you may have caught them at one of their four NYC dates in May. All dates below….

Lunglight by The Shaky Hands

The Shaky Hands – “Lunglight” tracklist

A New Parade
Loosen Up
Air Better Come
We Are Young
Neighbors
World’s Gone Mad
No Say
You’re the Light
Show Me Your Life
Settle On
Love of All
Wake the Breathing Light
Oh No

The Shaky Hands “We Are Young”

The Shaky Hands – 2008 Tour Dates
Sep 27 – backspace portland, Oregon #
Oct 16 – Doug Fir Portland, Oregon *
Oct 17 – Tractor Seattle, Washington *
Oct 19 – Sam Bond’s Garage Eugene, Oregon *
Oct 21 – Hemlock San Francisco, California *
Oct 22 – Crepe Place Santa Cruz, California *
Oct 24 – Spaceland Los Angeles, California *
Oct 25 – Modified Phoenix, Arizona *
Oct 28 – Hi Dive Denver, Colorado *
Oct 29 – Slowdown Omaha, Nebraska *
Oct 30 – 7th Street Eatery Minneapolis *
Oct 31 – Café Montmartre Madison, Wisconsin *
Nov 1 – Schuba’s Chicago, Illinois *
Nov 4 – Middle East, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Nov 6 – Johnny Brendas Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nov 8 – Mercury Lounge New York, New York
Nov 10 – local 506 Chapel Hill, North Carolina

# Lunglight Record Release Show
* w/ The Acorn

The Acorn – 2008 Tour Dates (sans Shaky Hands)
Oct 4 – Grad Club Kingston, Ontario
Oct 6 – Lock City Grand Theater Sault Ste Marie, Ontario
Oct 7 – Apollo Thunder Bay, Ontario
Oct 8 – Lo-Pub Winnipeg, Manitoba
Oct 9 – Amigo’s Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Oct 10 – Broken City Calgary, Alberta
Oct 11 – Pawn Shop Edmonton, Alberta
Oct 13 – The Habitat Kelowna, British Columbia
Oct 14 – Media Club Vancouver, British Columbia
Oct 15 – Lucky Bar Victoria, British Columbia
Oct 18 – TBA Somewhere
Nov 20 – Casbah Hamilton, Ontario
Nov 21 – Dublin Street United Church Guelph, Ontario
Nov 22 – Montreal House Peterborough, Ontario
Nov 27 – Lee’s Palace Toronto, Ontario
Nov 28 – La Sala Rosa Montreal, Quebec
Nov 29 – Barrymore’s Music Hall Ottawa, Ontario

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