We talked with Cold War Kids about their latest album, Hold My Home. Check it out here.
Around the time of our first record, everyone was saying we were a blog band because that was the time when those dozen bands were coming up through that medium. I think weíre probably one of the only ones of those bands thatís still around, or at least active in any more visible level. Again, I think weíre pretty surprised by it, because we didnít totally plan on it. For me, itís about desire. If we still really want to do it full on and write, record and tour, then we have to be totally committed. I donít think we could take a year off. Weíre not that kind of band where we could just take a...
Listen to Cold War Kids's new song, "Hot Coals," in the replies. Hold My Home will be released on October 21st via Downtown Records, but you can pre-order it now through Pledge Music and receive an instant download of the single.
Today we have the pleasure of premiering the debut EP from Gospel Claws, featuring Ex-Dear and the Headlights guitarist Joel Marquard, now streaming on their AP.net Profile. The band mixes vintage pop sounds with a whole slew of indie rock influences, resulting in five diverse but equally awesome tracks.
Download a free Cold War Kids mp3 called "Bullies Always Win" right here. The song was previously available with the album pre-order on iTunes, and is on a UK 7" b-side - however it is not available for sale anywhere in the US.
Cold War Kids will be releasing Loyalty To Loyalty in September through Downtown Records.
1. Against Privacy
2. Mexican Dogs
3. Every Valley Is Not A Lake
4. Something Is Not Right With Me
5. Welcome To The Occupation
6. Golden Gate Jumpers
7. Avalanche in B
8. I've Seen Enough
9. Every Man I Fall For
10. Dreams Old Men Dream
11. On The Night My Love Broke Through
Cold War Kids can be seen performing "Hospital Beds" on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno in the replies. The track appears on the quartet's latest release, Robbers and Cowards, which is available now via Downtown Recordings.
The White Stripes have announced the cancellation of their North American headlining tour, on which the duo were to feature support from Cold War Kids. The group has cited drummer Meg White's acute anxiety as the reason for the cancellation.