Sleater-Kinney Share A Fiery New Single For Us To Fawn Over

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Even in the current era where a reunion is more inevitability than pipe dream, a select few illicit enough fervent joy as to capture the collective internet. The resurrection of Sleater-Kinney easily qualifies, with the trio’s importance, each member’s post-Sleater success, and the sense of it being height-of-their-powers demise being key factors.

So we all kind of lost our minds at the news of a new album (No Cities To Love) and tour in 2015. Furthermore, we’ve now been given two new, barnstorming, punk rock songs that wholly justify getting the band back together. The three kept sharp in their years of other pursuits, returning with singles that have a determined stomp and shout-along choruses that have the music press falling in love with the band yet again.

“It felt like we still had a story to tell. We felt compelled to explore how to tell that story.” – Sleater-Kinney on Reddit

Following “Bury Our Friends,” Sleater-Kinney debuted “Surface Envy” at the end of their Reddit Ask Us Anything. Topics addressed include the band’s album production, Janet’s jokes, and post-reunion tour non-plans. No Cities to Love comes out January 20 on Sub Pop; check out “Surface Envy” and the tour dates below. 

02/08/15 Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory – Spokane
02/09/15 Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory – Boise
02/10/15 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
02/12/15 Denver, CO @ Ogden Theater
02/13/15 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
02/14/15 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
02/15/15 Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall
02/17/15 Chicago, IL @ Riviera
02/22/15 Boston, MA @ House of Blues
02/24/15 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
02/26/15 New York, NY @ Terminal 5
02/28/15 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
03/01/15 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
03/18/15 Berlin, Germany @ Postbahnhof
03/19/15 Amsterdam, The Netherlands @ Paradiso
03/20/15 Paris, France @ Cigale
03/21/15 Antwerp, Belgium @ Trix
03/23/15 London, UK @ Roundhouse
03/24/15 Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall
03/25/15 Glasgow, UK @ O2 ABC
03/26/15 Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street

Tyler Hanan

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