Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Architecture in Helsinki Debut New Track, "Contact High"

Click HERE to Stream “Contact High” by Architecture

in Helsinki and Click HERE to Download it

from Pitchfork!

Band’s First Single in Four Years to be Released

on Forthcoming Album, Moment Bends
Four years since the release of their last album, Architecture in Helsinki have just given the tantalizing initial taste of their new full-length with first single “Contact High.” The exuberant dance-pop track projects the band’s unique charm and is built around an irresistible chorus. Click HERE to stream the track at the band’s website or head over toPitchfork to grab the download. The band’s upcoming hook-laden, magnetic, and lush new album, Moment Bends will be released on May 3rd through V2/Cooperative Music USA/Downtown Records. It sounds like the record they’ve waited their whole lives to make, retaining the fizzing immediacy of its three predecessors and re-molding with a more sophisticated touch.
In large parts, Moment Bends is in dialogue with the dance floor, without being a slave to any particular rhythm. So, imagine a sound equal parts Italia ‘82, California ‘79, and Melbourne 2011, glued together with a dynamic bounce and a compelling romanticism.
Recorded over a 2 year period in the band's studio space, Buckingham Palace, Songwriter Cameron Bird says: “Moment Bends was all about being at one with our ideas, obsessed with popular music and falling in love with our hometown. We wanted to build a record to get lost in. A record that always feels exactly what you are feeling”. Architecture In Helsinki will be touring Europe, Australia, and North America – with US dates scheduled for June.
Architecture in Helsinki US Tour Dates:
06/01: Los Angeles, CA @ Henry Fonda Theater
06/02: San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
06/03: San Francisco, CA @ Slims
06/04: Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
06/05: Vancouver, BC @ Venur
06/06: Seattle, WA @ Neumo's
06/09: Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theater
06/10: Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
06/11: Toronto, ON @ Mod Club
06/12: Montreal, QC @ Le Tulipe
06/13: Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
06/15: Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
06/16: New York, NY @ Webster Hall
06/17: Washington, DC @ Black Cat
06/18: Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live


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