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CHVRCHES Share New Song “Out of My Head” Featuring Japanese Trio Wednesday Campanella

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Aug 03, 2018 CHVRCHES
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Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES released a new album, Love Is Dead, back in May via Glassnote. Now they have shared a brand new song, “Out of My Head,” that is a collaboration with the Japanese pop trio Wednesday Campanella. It was shared via an animated video created by director Junichi Yamamoto (Pop Team Epic, Batman Ninja) and art director Yoshiki Imazu (Ringing City, Fluffiction). Watch it below, followed by CHVRCHES’ upcoming tour dates.

Wednesday Campanella consists of Kom_I, Kenmochi Hidefumi, and Dir.F. Their most recent album, Superman, came out last year via Warner Bros. Japan, although they released the Galapagos EP in June.

CHVRCHES singer Lauren Mayberry had this to say about the song in a press release: “Japan has always been a really special place for CHVRCHES. And we were really excited to put together something special for our fans there. Kom_I has such a strong, individual voice in her music and how she conducts herself as a person—something that I really admire—and we were so lucky that she wanted to collaborate on this track.”

Wednesday Campanella singer Kom_I had this to say: “I was asked by Lauren that I should express my strong emotion and vent my anger to the song. I realised that I personally have little chance to feel the tears welling up with strong anger—probably because I recently turned 25 years old, and have been given warm support by many people around me. However, even though I have obtained freedom, the world is not yet changed and we can never have completely assured lives in this era. So I wrote this for giving a pep talk to myself who is being left half done. Kawasaki meets Glasgow, Kiyoshiro Imawano meets David Bowie, and Edamame meets Fish & Chips.”

Previously CHVRCHES shared Love Is Dead‘s first four singles, “Get Out” (which was our #1 Song of the Week), “My Enemy” (which features the guest vocals of Matt Berninger of The National and EL VY and was also one of our Songs of the Week), the ultra shiny “Never Say Die” (which was once again one of our Songs of the Week), and “Miracle” (as well as a science fiction-themed video for “Miracle”).

CHVRCHES also previously did an acoustic set of three songs at the New York studio Power Station in partnership with Honda where they covered Beyoncé‘s “XO” and also did acoustic versions of “Get Out” and “The Mother We Share” (from their debut album). They also covered The 1975’s “Somebody Else” for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge and covered Kendrick Lamar‘s “LOVE.” for Australia’s Triple J radio station as part of their Like a Version series.

Greg Kurstin (Adele, Tegan and Sara) co-produced nine of the album’s 13 songs and Steve Mac produced one song, “Miracle.” CHVRCHES are Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook, and Martin Doherty.

CHVRCHES released their well-received second album, Every Open Eye, in 2015 via Glassnote (it was #9 on Under the Radar‘s Top 100 Albums of 2015 list). In 2017 they guest starred in the comic book series The Archies and covered Tegan and Sara’s “Call It Off” for their The Con X: The Covers album.

CHVRCHES were on the cover of one of our print issues in 2015 and you can read the in-depth 8-page 5,600-word cover story feature on the band here. You can also read our bonus digital magazine Q&A with them here.

CHVRCHES Tour Dates:

August 3rd - Hinterland Music Festival, St Charles, IA
August 6th - Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO
August 7th - Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO
August 9th - Ogden Ampitheatre, Ogden, UT
August 12th - ALT 98.7’s Summer Camp, Long Beach, CA
September 20th - Open Air Theatre, San Diego, CA
September 21st - Life Is Beautiful Festival, Las Vegas, NV
September 26th - Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR
September 27th - Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC
September 28th - Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC
September 29th - Paramount THeatre, Seattle, WA
October 2nd - Palace Theatre, St Paul, MN
October 3rd - Palace Theatre, St Paul, MN
October 4th - Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI
October 8th - Iron City Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
October 9th - Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NC
October 10th - The Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA
October 11th - The Joy Theater, New Orleans, LA
October 15th - Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
October 16th - The Fillmore, Charlotte, NC
October 18th - The Anthem, Washington, DC
October 20th - Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA
November 2nd - Pitchfork Music Festival, Paris, France
November 3rd - TivoliVredenburg Ronda, Utrecht, Netherlands
November 5th - Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
November 6th - Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany
November 7th - Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany
November 14th - Fabrique, Milan, Italy
November 15th - Les Docks, Lausanne, Switzerland
November 16th - Den Atelier, Luxembourg
February 7th - Alexandra Palace, London
February 8th - O2 Academy, Birmingham
February 9th - O2 Academy, Birmingham
February 11th - Rock City, Nottingham
February 12th - O2 Academy, Bournemouth
February 14th - Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
February 15th - Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
February 16th - The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
February 18th - O2 Academy, Newcastle
February 19th - Ulster Hall, Belfast
February 21st - Olympia, Dublin
February 22nd - Olympia, Dublin

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