Sleater-Kinney is back with the holy, loud and vulnerable “Hurry on Home,” the band’s first new music since 2015’s No Cities to Love.
Produced by Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent), the single is brassy and obsessive, and finds the band exploring a different sonic direction. “Disconnect me from my bones! / So I can float, so I can roam,” Corin Tucker cries, confessing that she’s uptownable, unfuckable, unlovable, unwatchable—and really, really wants her lover to please, please come home.
Oh, and by the way—the single is accompanied by a lyric video directed by Miranda July, because Sleater-Kinney is Sleater-Kinney, and we’d expect nothing less.
“Hurry on Home” is the band’s first proper release of new music after a teaser for the band’s forthcoming ninth studio album appeared and then disappeared from indie label Mom + Pop’s website. All we know of the forthcoming record is that it is being produced by St. Vincent and will be released sometime this year.
Tucker says in a statement that working on the band’s new music “was like this manic energy of empowerment.”
The band have also announced an extensive fall North American tour beginning in October. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m. local time.
In the meantime, check out the “Hurry on Home” lyric video, official single artwork and Sleater-Kinney’s tour dates below.
“Hurry on Home” Single Art:
Sleater-Kinney Tour Dates:
09 – Spokane, Wash. @ Fox Theatre
11 – Boise, Idaho @ Knitting Factory Concert House
12 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Depot
13 – Denver, Colo. @ Ogden Theatre
15 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Palace Theatre
16 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ Riverside Theatre
18 – Chicago, Ill. @ Riviera Theatre
20 – Louisville, Ky. @ Old Forester’s Paristown Hall
21 – Nashville, Tenn. @ Ryman Auditorium
23 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Tabernacle
25 – Washington, D.C. @ The Anthem
26 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Stage AE
27 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ The Fillmore
29 – Boston, Mass. @ House of Blues
30 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Kings Theatre
31 – New York, N.Y. @ Hammerstein Ballroom
01 – Columbus, Ohio @ Newport Music Hall
03 – Toronto, Ontario @ Rebel Complex
04 – Detroit, Mich. @ Majestic Theatre
05 – St. Louis, Mo. @ The Pageant
07 – Houston, Texas @ House of Blues
08 – Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues
09 – Austin, Texas @ ACL Live at the Moody Theatre
11 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ The Van Buren
12 – San Diego, Calif. @ The Observatory North Park
13 – Santa Ana, Calif. @ The Observatory OC
14 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Hollywood Palladium
16 – Oakland, Calif. @ Fox Theatre
19 – Portland, Ore. @ Crystal Ballroom
21 – Vancouver, British Columbia @ Commodore Ballroom
23 – Seattle, Wash. @ Paramount Theatre