Being Dead Release “Muriel’s Big Day Off,” Announce Debut Album

When Horses Would Run arrives on July 14 via Bayonet Records

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Being Dead Release “Muriel’s Big Day Off,” Announce Debut Album

After five years together, a trio of singles and a lively EP called Fame Money Death By Drive By, Texas-based trio Being Dead—Falcon Bitch, Gumball and Ricky Moto—have announced their proper debut album, When Horses Would Run. Being Dead are the mythical, jazzed-out surf punks straight out of our greatest urban legends; as a singular machine, they’re rendered like a perfect amalgamation of King Krule, the B-52s, Parquet Courts and Devo. There’s something in their work for everyone with a pulse, and few debuts will be as anticipated or interesting as When Horses Would Run.

Lead single “Muriel’s Big Day Off” is a pastiche of vignettes showcasing the band’s immortal genre prowess. Weaving in and out of dream pop, art punk, bossa nova and jazz, Being Dead are collaging their interests into one big suite of ambition. It’s hard to not get swept up in the magic of this band’s presentation. Through great wordplay, delicious vocalizations and a gonzo theatricality, Being Dead are one of the coolest and freakiest acts around; When Horses Would Run aims to be the exact cosmos of weirdness the band evokes. “Our music is really a slice of our friendship,” Falcon Bitch says. “We’ve lived together and we’re always together and I feel like it’s a palpable thing. This is definitely a collection of songs from different versions of ourselves.”

Watch the music video for “Muriel’s Big Day Off” and check out the When Horses Would Run album artwork and tracklist below.

When Horses Would Run artwork:

When Horses Would Run tracklist:
The Great American Picnic
Last Living Buffalo
Muriel’s Big Day Off
God vs Bible
Come On
When Horses Would Run
We Are Being Dead
Holy Team
Misery Lane
Livin Easy
Oklahoma Nova Scotia

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