Jack Penate

Singer Jack Peñate hits New York in about a week, playing Bruar Falls on June 3 and (according to Jack's MySpace) Pianos on June 4. You may remember Jack from a couple years ago when he arrived on a wave of hype from London. Despite a couple UK hits, Peñate's 2007 debut, Matinee, got trounced in the press, charged with featherweight lyrics and a tendency to sound like an overly Wham! on Redbull. Well, Jack's back with his follow-up, Everything is New, due out June 22 that sounds like he's been to Brazil (and Ibiza) or at least has been given the Luaka Bop catalog. Which is not a bad thing. He's calmed down (a bit), sauced things up and the album's first single, "Tonight's Today," is pretty damn catchy. MP3 above. And the video, directed by Alma Har'el, is kind of hot (and slightly NSFW). You can watch it, and all tour dates, below...

Everything Is New. - tracklist
1. Pull My Heart Away
2. Be The One
3. Everything is New
4. Tonight's Today
5. So Near
6. Every Glance
7. Give Yourself Away
8. Let's All Die
9. Body Down

Jack Peñate - 2009 Tour Dates
Jun 3 Brooklyn Bruar Falls New York
Jun 4 Pianos New York
Jun 13 The Sugarmill Stoke-on-Trent
Jun 14 O2 Academy 2 Liverpool
Jun 15 Sage 2 Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
Jun 16 Bongo Club Edinburgh
Jun 19 The Cockpit Leeds
Jun 20 Kasbah Coventry
Jun 21 Waterfront Norwich
Jun 23 Roadmenders Northampton
Jun 24 Thekla Bristol

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