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Bad Suns Share “Wishing Fountains” + Announce 2022 Headline Tour





Los Angeles-based band Bad Suns share the next track, “Wishing Fountains” taken from their forthcomingstudio album Apocalypse Wheneverout January 28 via Epitaph Records.

The track examines the pain of waking up with a broken heart. “It’s not the end of the world, but in this moment, it may as well be,” says vocalist Christo Bowman “You try your hardest to pull it together, but every effort to repair the damage done is futile.”
Produced by long-time collaborator, Eric Palmquist (half•alive, Mutemath, Thrice), Apocalypse Whenever features dreamy ’80s pastiche flanked by Stratocasters through cranked Vox amps, pulsing synths, and palpable rhythmic energy. While all of the elements associated with the band’s signature sound are beautifully showcased, their fourth studio album sees Bad Suns take a more conceptual approach to their songwriting, resulting in their most sophisticated work to date.

The 13-track album was conceived as “the soundtrack to a movie that doesn’t yet exist,” setting the scene as the album’s protagonist washes up on the shores of a fictionalized LA after a near-death experience at the hands of the turbulent ocean. In order to fully conceptualize their story, the band did what any good director would do; assembling a mood board, filtering their neo-noir version of Los Angeles through the dreamlike haziness of author Haruki Murakami, the futuristic flair of Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Blade Runner, and the lifted cinematography of Spike Jonze’s HER.

From there, the band traced the totality of the character’s life through a series of flashbacks that encompass a blissful summer romance (“Peachy”), hurts-so-good Smiths-ian hubris (“Life Was Easier When I Only Cared About Me”), and unconditional love (“Symphony Of Lights”).

“Throughout the course of the album, the main character is forced to re-evaluate everything that’s happened in their life,” vocalist Christo Bowman explains. “Ultimately, the takeaway they’re left with is, ‘This could all end at any time, so instead of moaning about things, I’m going to make the most of it.’”

1.     Apocalypse Whenever
2.     Summer Lightning
3.     Baby Blue Shades
4.     Peachy
5.     When The World Was Mine
6.     Wishing Fountains
7.     Electric Circus
8.     Nightclub (Waiting for You)
9.     Life Was Easier When I Only Cared About Me
10.  Heaven Is A Place In My Head
11.  Silently Screaming
12.  Grace (I Think I’m In Love Again)
13.  Symphony Of Lights
Fresh off their fall tour with Angels & Airwaves, Bad Suns are thrilled to announce a headlining run for 2022. The tour will begin in Albuquerque, NM and wrap in San Diego, CA at The Observatory. Kid Bloom and Little Image will open. Tickets are on sale Friday, November 12 at 10am local time. In addition to general admission, the band will have an exclusive VIP package available that includes early entry, a soundcheck experience featuring songs not on that night’s setlist, a meet & greet with a Q&A, and an exclusive merch item.  For more information, visit https://badsuns.com/tour.

1/28         Albuquerque, NM      Sunshine Theater+
1/29         Phoenix, AZ               Van Buren+
2/2           Los Angeles, CA       Fonda Theater+
2/3           Los Angeles, CA       Fonda Theater#
2/4           Santa Cruz, CA         Catalyst+
2/5           San Francisco, CA    August Hall+
2/7           Salt Lake City, UT     Depot+
2/8           Boulder, CO              Boulder Theater+
2/10         Minneapolis, MN       Fillmore+
2/11         Chicago, IL                Cermak Hall+
2/12         Detroit, MI                  Majestic Theatre+
2/15         New Haven, CT         Toad’s Place+
2/17         New York, NY            Webster Hall+
2/18         Silver Springs, MD    The Fillmore+
2/19         Providence, RI           Fete+
2/20         Philadelphia, PA        Union Transfer+
2/22         Nashville, TN             Brooklyn Bowl+
2/23         Atlanta, GA                Buckhead Theatre+
2/25         Austin, TX                  Stubbs+
2/26         San Antonio, TX        Paper Tiger+
2/27         Dallas, TX                  House of Blues+
3/2           Santa Ana, CA          The Observatory^
3/3           Santa Ana, CA          The Observatory&
3/4           San Diego, CA          The Observatory+
+ w/ Kid Bloom & Little Image
# w/ girlfriends & more*
^ w/ Kid Bloom & more*
& w/ girlfriends & Little Image

Bad Suns is Christo Bowman (vocals/guitar), Gavin Bennett (bass), Miles Morris (drums) and Ray Libby (guitar).
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