Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Share New Single "In the Capital"

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Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Share New Single "In the Capital"

Melbourne indie rockers Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever have shared a brand new single titled “In the Capital.” The track, which is now available digitally, will receive a physical release as a limited-edition 7” through Sub Pop on April 26. The vinyl copy will include a b-side track titled “Read My Mind.”

“In the Capital” has the same glossy, youthful sheen that’s easily distinguishable on past Rolling Blackouts hits like “French Press” and “Talking Straight.” It comes as the first new music the five-piece has put out since their debut album Hope Downs was released in June 2018.

“I first had the idea for the melody and some of the lyrics when I was swimming,” said Rolling Blackouts’ Fran Kearney of the track’s creation. “It’s taken a while to finish the song, to make it feel like the initial feeling. I can’t neatly describe it, but something like connection despite distance. I was thinking about transience and water and death and big cities and fishing towns and moon river.”

To celebrate the release of new material, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever have extended their 2019 tour schedule to include headlining dates in North America, Europe and the U.K., as well as a number of festival appearances around the world.

Listen to “In the Capital” below and check out the band’s full list of dates further down. You can preorder “In the Capital” b/w “Read My Mind” from Sub Pop here.

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Tour Dates:

March
10 – Tasmania, Australia @ Panama Fest
16 – Adelaide, Australia @ Adelaide Fest

April
24 – Brisbane, Australia @ Triffid

May
03 – Castlemaine, Australia @ Theatre Royal
04 – Melbourne, Australia @ Croxton
10 – Sydney, Australia @ Manning Bar
24-26 – Boston, Mass. @ Boston Calling
28 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Underground Arts
29 – Washington, D.C. @ U Street Music Hall
31 – New York, N.Y. @ Governors Ball

June
02 – Toronto, Ont. @ The Mod Club
04 – Chicago, Ill. @ Thalia Hall
06 – Seattle, Wash. @ The Crocodile
07 – Vancouver, B.C. @ Rickshaw Theatre
08 – Portland, Ore. @ Doug Fir Lounge
10 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Great American Music Hall
11 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Lodge Room
13 – Manchester, Tenn. @ Bonnaroo 

July
03 – Roskilde, Denmark @ Roskilde Festival
05 – Ewijk, Netherlands @ Down the Rabbit Hole Festival
07 – Paris, France @ Le Point Ephémère
09 – Liverpool, U.K. @ Invisible Wind Factory
11 – Dublin, Ireland @ The Iveagh Gardens
12 – Madrid, Spain @ Mad Cool Festival
13 – Lisbon, Portugal @ NOS Alive
15 – Glasgow, U.K. @ St. Luke’s
16 – Sheffield, U.K. @ The Leadmill
18 – Cardiff, U.K. @ Clwb Ifor Bach
19 – Bedford, U.K. @ Esquires
21 – Suffolk, U.K. @ Latitude Festival
22 – Birmingham, U.K. @ Mama Roux’s
23 – Reading, U.K. @ Sub89
27 – Thirsk, U.K. @ Deer Shed Festival

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