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Tindersticks Share Self-Directed Super-8 Video for New Song “Pinky in the Daylight”

No Treasure But Hope Due Out November 15 via City Slang

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Tindersticks are releasing a new album, No Treasure But Hope, on November 15 via City Slang. Now they have shared another song from it, “Pinky in the Daylight,” via a video for the track directed by the band’s own frontman Stuart A. Staples. It was filmed on Super-8 film on the Greek island of Ithaca and “Pinky in the Daylight” is being called the band’s first ever real love song. Watch the video below, followed by the band’s upcoming tour dates.

Staples had this to say about the song in a press release: “I’ve always written love songs but they’re always, ‘I love you - but…’. There are always problems! But I think of ‘Pinky’ as my first love song, which came as a surprise to me.”

Staples had this to say about the video: “The chorus for ‘Pinky in the Daylight’ came to me through the flapping canvas of the sun shade on the deck of the old blue ferry leaving the island - A rare moment of contentment and calm. A simple love song in complicated times. I wanted to make a film that captured the beauty of the island and the beauty of Suzanne. A love letter in Super 8 film.”

Previously Tindersticks shared No Treasure But Hope‘s first single, “The Amputees,” via a video for the track. It was one of our Songs of the Week.

Tindersticks’ last album, The Waiting Room, was released in 2016 via City Slang. Unlike most previous Tindersticks’ albums, No Treasure But Hope was recorded fairly quickly. “Five weeks from the first notes recorded to the mastering,” said Staples in a previous press release.

“The last two albums were gradually built to a point of being finished in our studio from moments of playing and recording together,” Staples further explained. “When we figured out how to present the songs live, different things happened to them. This time, we wanted to reverse that - to do something that was about being committed to a song together in a moment.”

Staples directed the animated video for “The Amputees,” with art direction by Suzanne Osborne.

Staples released a solo album, Arrhythmia, last year via City Slang. Earlier this year he did the score for the film High Life, which was directed by Claire Denis (Staples has scored various other Denis films in the past) and starred Robert Pattinson. Tindersticks contributed the new song “Willow” to the soundtrack and it featured the vocals of Pattinson.

Tindersticks 2020 Tour Dates:

Jan 29 - Gent, BE - NTG - SOLD OUT
Jan 30 - Gent, BE - NTG
Jan 31 - Paris, FR - La Salle Pleyel
Feb 2 - Brighton, UK - The Dome
Feb 4 - Berlin, DE - Berliner Philharmonie
Feb 7 - Hljómahöllin Reykjanesbær, IS - Stapi, Hljomaholl
Feb 9 - Helsinki, FI - Savoy Theatre
Feb 10 - St Petersburg, RU - Morze Club
Feb 11 - Moscow, RU - Vegas City Hall
Feb 13 - Thessaloniki, GR - Thessaloniki Concert Hall
Feb 15 - Istanbul, TK - Is Sanat Culture Centre
Feb 17 - Faro, PT - Teatro Das Figuras
Feb 18 - Lisbon, PT - Aula Magna
Feb 20 - Leiria, PT - Teatro Jose Lucio da Silva
Feb 21 - Coimbra, PT - Convento Sao Francisco
Feb 22 - Porto, PT - Casa Da Musica
Feb 23 - Vigo, ES - Auditorio Abanca
Feb 25 - Barcelona, ES - Palau de la Musica (Festival Mil-Ienni)
Feb 27 - Rennes, FR - TNB
Feb 28 - Nantes, FR - Le Lieu Unique
Feb 29 - Nantes, FR - Le Lieu Unique
Mar 1 - La Rochelle, FR - La Sirene
Mar 3 - Fouesnant, FR - L’Archipel
Mar 4 - Herouville, FR - Comedie de Caen
Mar 5 - Evreux, FR - Le Tangram
Mar 6 - Orleans, FR - Astrolabe
Mar 7 - Arras, FR - Tandem
Mar 9 - Besancon, FR - La Rodia
Mar 10 - Grenoble, FR - La Belle Electrique
Mar 11 - Nimes, FR - Paloma
Mar 12 - Toulouse, FR - Metronum
Mar 13 - Bordeaux, FR - Le Pin Galant
Mar 14 - San Sebastian, ES - Teatro Victoria Eugenia
Mar 28 - Knoxville, TN - Big Ears Festival
Apr 1 - Brooklyn, NY - Murmrr
Apr 18 - Bochum, DE - Schauspielhaus
Apr 19 - Munich, DE - Prinzengententheater
Apr 20 - Hamburg, DE - Laeiszhalle
Apr 22 - Oslo, NO - Sentrum Scene
Apr 23 - Stockholm, SE - Dramaten
Apr 24 - Gothenberg, SE - Storan
Apr 25 - Copenhagen, DK - Vega - SOLD OUT
Apr 26 - Copenhagen, DK - Vega
Apr 28 - Brussels, BE - Ancienne Belgique
Apr 30 - Genk, BE - C Mine
May 1 - Rotterdam, NL - De Doelen
May 2 - Utrecht, NL - Tivoli Vredenburg
May 3 - Groningen, NL - Oosterport
May 5 - Geneva, CH - Alhambra
May 6 - Winterthur, CH - Casinotheater
May 7 - Ljubljana, SL - Kino Siska
May 8 - Belgrade, RS - Kombank Dvorana
May 9 - Vienna, AT - Akzent Theatre
May 10 - Vienna, AT - Akzent Theatre
May 22 - London, UK - Royal Festival Hall
May 24 - Dublin, IRL - National Concert Hall

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