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STILL FLYIN’ ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM PERFECT FUTURE
DUE JANUARY 15, 2016 VIA ERNEST JENNING RECORD CO.
SHARES NEW TRACK “LOVE BOTH SIDES“
“Still Flyin’ are a silly, dumb blast of a bash worth attending.” – NME
Ernest Jenning Record Co. is excited to announce Perfect Future, the fourth album from San Francisco’s Still Flyin’ (out January 15, 2016). To ring in the announcement, the band has shared “Love Both Sides,” which is available to stream or embed HERE.
The band also has added a few tour dates throughout the northeast, beginning at New York City‘s Cake Shop on February 3 and concluding in Boston, MA at Plough and Stars on February 6. The full list of tour dates is below, with more to be announced soon.
Still Flyin’s Sean Rawls had a child at the end of 2012, a few months after their most recent album (On A Bedroom Wall) was released, which spelled a day job and no more world tours. In his words, “My identity as ‘dude in a band’ turned into ‘new dad who used to be in a band.'” Once an endless tinkerer who crafted songs constantly, he suddenly found himself with little time for any of that. He ended up having to carve out songwriting time between his son’s naps, and one of these short bursts of songwriting resulted in three of Perfect Future‘s tracks (“Get Out of My Car”, “Navarone” and “Tea Leaves”).
The band ended up recording in much the same way — all of the basic tracks were bashed out in three days of recording, which was much quicker than they were used to. Keeping with the general theme, the record was mixed very quickly by Phil Manley (Trans Am), and the result is raw, immediate, unedited and undeniably fun.