After the August release of their 4 song Lido EP, the infectious pop stylings of The Colourist have propelled them from the Orange County island they call home to some of the influential venues in the country. Ever since, eager fans have been hungry for more, which will finally arrive in the form of a self-titled debut LP care of Universal Republic Records on March 25th. This morning Nylon Magazine announced the record release along with the official video premiere of the album track, "Fix This." The meticulously hand-crafted video was directed by filmaker Willie Witte, relying solely on the magic of stop motion and craft supplies.
With the incendiary nature of their first single, "Little Games," glistens through unshakable harmonies from co-vocalists Adam Castilla and Maya Tuttle as it builds into alternative pop bliss and has already started a fierce reaction within the press and radio alike. Outlets like Rolling Stone, MTV, FILTER, and Interview Magazine have all rallied behind the band and topping the charts on SiriusXM's AltNation.
The Wilcox Sessions, Out Of Town Films, and Baeble Music brought new life to other gems from Lido, with video sessions of "We Won't Go Home," acoustic versions of "Little Games" and "Yes Yes," and the premiere of "Stray Away," through live video sessions.
Further expanding on The Colourist's signature sound has been the restless hands of master producers like St. Lucia, Yeasayer, The Chainsmokers, Magic Man and Robert DeLong all offering up their impressions of the Lido EP.
Already tried and tested young road warriors, The Colourist has shared the stage with the likes of Metric, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Naked and Famous, Atlas Genius, and are currently on tour with Panic! At The Disco, including a sold out show at Roseland Ballroom in NYC tomorrow, Feb 4th.
'The Colourist' Track Listing:
1. Little Games
2. Wishing Wells
3. We Wont Go Home
4. Yes Yes
5. Tonight (Young Hearts)
6. What Can I Say
7. Say You Need Me
8. Fix This
9. Stray Away
10. Oh Goodbye
11. Put The Fire Out
North American Tour Dates:
Feb 04 - Roseland Ballroom - New York, NY * [Sold Out]
Feb 05 - Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA *
Feb 07 - The Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA *
Feb 08 - Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater - Miami Beach, FL *
Feb 09 - House of Blues - Orlando, FL *
Feb 11 - House of Blues - Houston, TX *
Feb 12 - Emo's - Austin, TX *
Feb 14 - The Marquee Theatre - Phoenix, AZ *
Feb 15 - The Fox Theater - Oakland, CA *
Feb 16 - The Wiltern - Los Angeles, CA * [Sold Out]
Mar 03 - House of Blues - San Diego, CA #
Mar 04 - Troubadour - Los Angeles, CA #
Mar 05 - Rhythm Room - Phoenix, AZ #
Mar 08 - Cambridge Room - Dallas, TX #
Mar 09 - Bronze Peacock - Houston, TX #
Mar 10-16 - SXSW - Austin, TX
Mar 18 - Vinyl - Atlanta, GA #
Mar 19 - The High Watt - Nashville, TN #
Mar 21 - U Street Music Hall - Washington, DC #
Mar 22 - North Star Bar - Philadelphia, PA #
Mar 24 - Great Scott - Boston, MA #
Mar 25 - Rough Trade - Brooklyn, NY #
Mar 26 - Mercury Lounge - New York, NY #
Mar 28 - The Met - Providence, RI #
Mar 30 - Pike Room - Detroit, MI #
Mar 31 - The Basement - Columbus, OH #
Apr 02 - Schubas - Chicago, IL #
Apr 04 - 7th St. Entry - Minneapolis, MN #
Apr 07 - Black Sheep - Colorado Springs, CO #
Apr 08 - Marquis Theater - Denver, CO #
Apr 09 - Kilby Court - Salt Lake City, UT #
Apr 11 - Tractor Tavern - Seattle, WA #
Apr 12 - Wonder Ballroom - Portland, OR #
Apr 14 - Harlow's - Sacramento, CA #
Apr 15 - Bottom of the Hill - San Francisco, CA #
* With Panic! at the Disco
# Headlining // Supported by Night Terrors of 1927, Wind and the Wave
Listen to 'Little Games' here:
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