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Premiere: Generationals Share Video for New Song “I Turned My Back on the Written Word”

Reader as Detective Due Out July 19 via Polyvinyl

May 08, 2019 Generationals Photography by Drew Stubbs and Joni Moore Bookmark and Share

New Orleans based indie rockers Generationals have shared a video for their new track, “I Turned My Back on the Written Word,” off of their upcoming LP Reader as Detective, due out July 19 via Polyvinyl, and we are pleased to premiere it. The track features samples of warped and woozy modulated vocals that blend smoothly with some tropical rhythms. The video is a performance of the group on a program called “Fresh Fridays” that features an in studio audience. Check out the video, album art, and tracklist below, as well as some upcoming tour dates.

Reader as Detective marks the duo’s first studio album since their 2014 album Alix. In the years following that release the band has been experimenting with releasing singles and videos that culmintated in the 2018 collection State Dogs.

Reader as Detective Tracklist:

01. I’ve Been Wrong Before
02. I Turned My Back on the Written Word
03. Breaking Your Silence
04. A List of the Virtues
05. Gatekeeper
06. Xeno Bobby
07. Society of Winners
08. Deadbeat Shiver
09. Save This For Never
10. Dream Box

Generationals Tour Dates:

8/16 - Dallas, TX - Club Dada
8/17 - Austin, TX - Antone’s Nightclub
8/19 - Phoenix, AZ - Valley Bar
8/20 - San Diego, CA - Casbah
8/22 - Los Angeles, CA - Lodge Room
8/23 - Santa Barbara, CA - SOhO Music Club
8/24 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
8/26 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge
8/27 - Vancouver, BC - Fox Cabaret
8/28 - Seattle, WA - The Crocodile
8/30 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
9/18 - Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon
9/19 - St. Paul, MN - Turf Club
9/20 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
9/21 - Colombus, OH - The A&R Music Bar
9/22 - Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern
9/24 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
9/26 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
9/27 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda’s
9/28 - Washington, DC - The Black Cat
9/30 - Durham, NC - Motorco Music Hall
10/2 - Nashville, TN - The Basement East
10/3 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
10/4 - Birmingham, AL - Saturn
10/5 - New Orleans, LA - Tipitina’s

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