Deer Tick have signed to ATO Records and announced a new album, Emotional Contracts, due out on June 16 via their new label home (pre-order). It was produced by Dave Fridmann, and the band say, “Each track is like a little deal you make with yourself (a contract if you will). Much of the material focuses on the fight to survive. A timely coincidence with all the COVID lockdowns and canceled shows...or perhaps all of that was subconscious inspiration. But here we are; Deer Tick lives to see another day." Check out the album artwork and tracklist below.

The announcement of Emotional Contracts comes alongside the release of new single "Forgiving Ties," a loud and funky indie rock jam. Guitarist Ian O'Neil leads on vocals, and explains, "The song is essentially a metaphor for the fear that results from a sudden traumatic event, and how to move forward and take care of yourself and your loved ones." Watch the video for "Forgiving Ties" below.

Deer Tick have also announced a fall tour supporting Emotional Contracts, coming after a summer run supporting Jason Isbell. See all dates below.

Deer Tick will be in NYC for a signing and performance on June 12 at Rough Trade to celebrate the album release, and will return in the fall on November 15 at Warsaw in Brooklyn. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 28 at 10am local.

Deer Tick, Emotional Contracts

Emotional Contracts Tracklisting
1. If I Try to Leave
2.Forgiving Ties
3. Grey Matter
4. If She Could Only See Me Now
5. Running From Love
6. Once in a Lifetime
7. Disgrace
8. My Ship
9. A Light Can Go Out in the Heart
10. The Real Thing

Deer Tick -- 2023 Tour Dates
6/5-Deerfield, MA @ Tree House Brewery
6/7-South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
6/8-Canandaigua, NY @ Lincoln Hill Farms
6/9-Woodstock, NY @ Levon's Barn (SOLD OUT)
6/10-Woodstock, NY @ Levon's Barn (SOLD OUT)
6/12-New York, NY @ Rough Trade
6/14-Portsmouth NH @ Cisco Brewers
6/15-Matunuck, RI @ Ocean Mist (SOLD OUT)
6/16-Matunuck, RI @ Ocean Mist (SOLD OUT)
6/17-Matunuck, RI @ Ocean Mist (SOLD OUT)
6/19-Pittsburgh, PA @ Thunderbird
6/21-Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
6/22-Indianapolis, IN @ HI-FI Annex
6/23-Milwaukee WI @ Summerfest
6/24-Maquoketa, IA @ Codfish Hollow (SOLD OUT)
6/25-Wisconsin Dells, WI @ Showboat Saloon (SOLD OUT)
6/27-Ft Collins @ Washington's
6/29-Stanford, CA @ Frost Amphitheatre*
6/30-Quincy, CA @ High Sierra Music Festival
7/1-Bend, OR @ Hayden Homes Amphitheater*
7/2-Canby, OR @ Clackamas County Fairgrounds*
7/4-Bonner, MT @ KettleHouse Amp*
7/5-Seattle, WA @ Woodland Park Zoo*
7/6-Spokane, WA @ Martin Woldson Theatre*
7/8-Salt Lake City, UT @ Red Butte Garden*
7/9-Dillon, CO @ Lake Dillon Amphitheatre*
7/11-Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre*
7/12-San Diego, CA @ Humphrey's*
7/14-Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre*
7/15-Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre*
7/16-Las Vegas, NV @ Wynn Las Vegas*
10/12-Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
10/13-Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
10/15-Nashville, TN @ Basement East
10/17-Knoxville, TN @ Bijou Theatre
10/19-New Orleans, LA @ Chickie Wah Wah
10/20-Houston, TX @ The Heights Theater
10/21-Austin, TX @ Mohawk
10/22-Ft Worth, TX @ Tulips
11/8-Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line
11/9-Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall
11/10-Ferndale, MI @ The Loving Touch
11/11-Toronto, ON @ The Opera House
11/12-Homer NY @ Homer Center for the Arts
11/14-Washington DC @ 9:30 Club
11/15-Brooklyn, NY @ Warsaw
11/17-Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
11/18-Boston, MA @ House of Blues
11/24-Providence, RI @ Columbus Theatre
11/25-Providence, RI @ Columbus Theatre

* Supporting Jason Isbell

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