Twin Peaks Complete Sweet '17 Singles and Announce New Tour Dates for 2018

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Twin Peaks Complete <i>Sweet '17 Singles</i> and Announce New Tour Dates for 2018

At the end of 2017, Twin Peaks are doing the most things—at least, releasing songs and announcing compilations before the months where music making goes to die. Or hibernate.

They’ve just finished up a collection titled Sweet ‘17 Singles, and we appreciate their humor and good spirit in choosing a title for a difficult year. The collection includes songs about more serious matters, less serious matters and tongue-in-cheek cliches, as in the song “Under the Pines,” where the lyrics are, “I filled your hand with mine.” This is Twin Peaks’ first major release since their down-home rock album (which was more refined, per Paste’s review) Down in Heaven dropped more than a year ago.

The final two songs on the compilation, “In The Meadow” and “We Will Not Make It (Not Without You),” were just released today to the acclaim of fuzz guitar riffs and muted lyrics. All of the songs will be pressed and released as a limited-edition 12” on Feb. 9, 2018, available for preorder now via Grand Jury here. What’s more, the band participated in a Spotify Music Happens Here session about music in Chicago, in which they covered Cheap Trick’s “Surrender” with country stomp candor—watch their performance here.

Below we’ve included a Twin Peaks favorite from the Paste Cloud, “Making Breakfast,” as well as the new songs from the Sweet ‘17 Singles comp: “In the Meadow” and “We Will Not Make It (Not Without You).” Listen to the full playlist here. The band has also announced a slew of new tour dates, which you can check out further down.

Twin Peaks Tour Dates:

29 – Chicago, Ill. @ Thalia Hall w/ Knox Fortune & Sun Cop (SOLD OUT)
30 – Chicago, Ill. @ Thalia Hall w/ Post Animal & DEHD (SOLD OUT)
31 – Chicago, Ill. @ Thalia Hall w/ Ne-Hi & Today’s Hits (SOLD OUT)

13 – Pontiac, Mich. @ Crofoot Ballroom w/ PUP

09 – St. Paul, Minn. @ Palace Theatre w/ Portugal. The Man 
10 – St. Paul, Minn. @ Palace Theatre w/ Portugal. The Man 
11 – Madison, Wis. @ Overture Hall w/ Portugal. The Man 
13 – Iowa City, Iowa @ IMU Main Ballroom w/ Portugal. The Man 
14 – Columbia, Mo. @ The Blue Note w/ Portugal. The Man (SOLD OUT)
15 – West Lafayette, Ind. @ Purdue University at The Anvil
17 – Louisville, Ky. @ Louisville Palace w/ Portugal. The Man 
18 – Cleveland, Ohio @ Agora Theater w/ Portugal. The Man 
20 – Burlington, Vt. @ ArtsRiot w/ J Bengoy
21 – Montreal, Quebec @ MTELUS w/ Portugal. The Man 
22 – Providence, R.I. @ The Strand w/ Portugal. The Man 
23 – Jersey City, N.J. @ White Eagle Hall w/ The Districts
24 – Washington, D.C. @ The Anthem w/ Portugal. The Man 

03 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Air & Style Los Angeles
16 – Davenport, Iowa @ The Village Theatre w/ The Districts
17 – Lincoln, Neb. @ Vega w/ The Districts
18 – Sioux Falls, S.D. @ Icon Lounge w/ The Districts
20 – Bozeman, Mont. @ The Rialto w/ The Districts
24 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ Urban Lounge w/ The Districts
26 – Denver, Colo. @ Bluebird Theater w/ The Districts
28 – St. Louis, Mo. @ The Ready Room w/ The Districts
29 – Memphis, Tenn. @ Growlers w/ The Districts
30 – Nashville, Tenn. @ The Basement East w/ The Districts
31 – Athens, Ga. @ Georgia Theatre w/ The Districts

02 – Durham, N.C. @ Motorco Music Hall w/ The Districts
03 – Richmond, Va. @ Capital Ale House w/ The Districts
04 – Morgantown, W.V. @ 123 Pleasant Street w/ The Districts
06 – Columbus, Ohio @ Newport Music Hall w/ The Districts
19 – Bloomington, Ill. @ The Castle Theatre
20 – Grand Rapids, Mich. @ The Pyramid Scheme
21 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ Turner Hall Ballroom

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