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Our interview with Keith Latinen of Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) can be found here.
They would never turn anything down, and they constantly had new material. We kind of made that our approach in Empire!, which is why we’ve got so many splits, so many projects, so many little releases.
Zac Djamoos on 08/29/14 - 11:42 AM
"Come make this drive with me, I need the company..."
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Jake Denning on 08/29/14 - 12:12 AM
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s new album, You Will Eventually Be Forgotten, is only $5 to preorder until Tuesday.

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Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 05:50 PM
I don't know who would want to live forever in this place. I don't know who would want to live forever in all this haze.
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Zac Djamoos on 08/18/14 - 06:58 AM
You can listen to Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s excellent sophomore album, You Will Eventually Be Forgotten, at Interview Magazine. What do you think? In addition, the band will be touring this fall with Mineral, Into It. Over It., and Free Throw; dates are in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 08/13/14 - 12:39 PM
Check out Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s new song "A Keepsake," featuring Bob Nanna, at NPR. You can pre-order the excellent You Will Eventually Be Forgotten at Count Your Lucky Stars or Topshelf.
Zac Djamoos on 07/22/14 - 09:49 AM
You can stream Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s new song "If It's Bad News, It Can Wait" at Stereogum.
Zac Djamoos on 07/07/14 - 08:36 AM
Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) will release its new LP, You Will Eventually Be Forgotten, on August 19th via Topshelf Records and Count Your Lucky Stars Records.

Tracklisting
01) Ribbon
02) I Was Somewhere Cold, Dark... and Lonely
03) We Are People Here. We Are Not Numbers
04) A Keepsake
05) You Have to Be So Much Better than You Ever Thought
06) Stay Divided
07) Foxfire
08) Things Not Worth Fixing
09) If It's Bad News, It Can Wait
10) It's So Much Darker When a LIght Goes Out than When It Would Have Been If it Had Never Shone
11) The Promise That Life Can Go On No Matter How Bad Our Losses
Drew Beringer on 06/19/14 - 10:04 AM
Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) and Warren Franklin and The Founding Fathers are hitting the road together. Dates can be found in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/10/14 - 10:30 PM
Head over to PropertyOfZack to stream a 6-way split being released at Fest 12 by Soft Speak Records, a division of Music Gives Back. The split features Dikembe, Modern Baseball, The Hotel Year, Pentimento, Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) and Old Gray. The label will give 100% of the profits to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Thomas Nassiff on 10/25/13 - 11:07 AM
You can stream a new Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) song called "The Hour Of Pearl" at PropertyOfZack.
Drew Beringer on 10/18/13 - 12:52 PM
Just because Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate)'s new LP was delayed till 2014 doesn't mean we can't premiere new music from them. Check out the band's latest split release with Japan's Malegoat in the replies. The split is a jammer for sure, so if you dig it make sure you pre-order it at Count Your Lucky Stars. You can also check out the band's upcoming tour dates with Dowsing.
Drew Beringer on 09/25/13 - 09:50 AM
Empire Empire (I Was a Lonely Estate) won't be releasing their upcoming full length until 2014. Check out a note from the band in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 09/11/13 - 08:27 AM
Stream the remixed/remastered version of Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s debut EP, When the Sea Became a Giant, here. It's coming to vinyl via Count Your Lucky Stars Records; pre-order here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/10/13 - 08:41 AM
Dates for Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) and The Reptilian's UK tour can be seen in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 10/31/12 - 12:08 PM
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) are giving away their entire discography for free this week only on Bandcamp. Grab something if you're a fan of American Football, Death Cab for Cutie, Mineral or The Appleseed Cast.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/26/12 - 01:33 PM
Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) and Count Your Lucky Stars Records are hosting a "Social Network" contest. Also, if their official status gets 500 shares, Empire! Empire!'s entire discography will be put up for free on their Bandcamp.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 09/23/12 - 07:05 PM
Count Your Lucky Stars is at it again with another great 4-way split. Today I'm excited to bring you the full stream with tracks from Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate), Mountains For Clouds, Two Knights and Driving on City Sidewalks. Head to the replies to stream the entire split. If you like what you're hearing, you can order it here.
Adam Pfleider on 07/18/12 - 09:40 AM
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) are heading out with Perfect Future and Warren Franklin. Dates in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 07/10/12 - 11:36 AM
Head to the replies to see Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s Village Basement Session.
Adam Pfleider on 02/07/12 - 02:27 PM
Dates for Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s winter tour can be seen in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 01/02/12 - 11:45 AM
Today I'm excited to bring you a full stream of the new four-way split on Count Your Lucky Stars featuring Annabel, Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate), Joie De Vivre and The Reptilian. You can stream the entire record here. If you like what you hear, you can order the limited 7" here.
Adam Pfleider on 11/14/11 - 12:00 PM
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) and Warren Franklin are heading out on tour. Dates in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 10/26/11 - 07:20 AM
Today we are happy to have the new Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) EP, On Time Spent Waiting or placing weight of the world on the shoulders of those you love the most, streaming on their AP.net profile. You can pick up the 7" from Topshelf Records. Hit the replies and show some love for one of the Midwest's best.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/13/11 - 09:39 AM
Pre-orders for the Count Your Lucky Stars split between Annabel, Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate), Joie De Vivre and The Reptilian can be found here. You can stream The Reptilian track here.
Adam Pfleider on 10/12/11 - 11:16 AM
Pre-orders for Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s On Time Spent Waiting 7" can be found here.
Adam Pfleider on 09/08/11 - 01:52 PM
empire! empire! (i was a lonely estate) announced that they will be the opening act for the Penfold reunion show at Maxwell's on September 17.

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Matthew Tsai on 08/02/11 - 12:11 PM
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) are streaming their new EP, Home After Three Months Away, over on bandcamp. "Water" is also available for free download.
Adam Pfleider on 07/05/11 - 02:33 PM
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) posted a new song, "Water," off their upcoming Home After Three Months Away EP here.
Adam Pfleider on 06/27/11 - 11:29 AM
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) will be touring Japan. Stiff Slack Records is also releasing a brand new 7" entitled Home After Three Months Away and an extended version of Early Discography on CD for the tour. Dates in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 05/26/11 - 11:42 AM
Download a new Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) song for free here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/12/11 - 10:02 PM
Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) and Annabel are heading out on tour. Head to the replies to see the dates. Annabel's new 7", Here We Are Tomorrow, is also available for pre-order from Tiny Engines.

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Matthew Tsai on 12/16/10 - 11:39 AM
Check out a new interview with Keith Latinen of Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/23/10 - 11:15 PM
Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate)'s new split 7" with Into It. Over It. is now available for pre-order over at Count Your Lucky Stars Record's webstore. The split is limited to 500 copies, and comes in black, white or clear. You can also stream a new Empire! Empire! song on myspace.

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Matthew Tsai on 09/22/10 - 10:05 PM
Empire! Empire! I Was a Lonely Estate have some tour dates for June up on their myspace.

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Blake Solomon on 05/20/10 - 07:36 AM
Beginning this Friday, Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) will hit the road for a short Winter tour in support of their latest release What It Takes To Move Forward and a 7" split with Football, ETC. Dates can be found in the replies.
Mike Kraft on 12/31/09 - 07:55 AM
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s uupcoming full-length, What It Takes To Move Forward, is now up for pre-order on Count Your Lucky Stars. You can stream a new song on Count Your Lucky Stars' myspace page.
Rich Duncan on 09/17/09 - 07:50 AM
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) have posted a new song entitled "What Safe Means." It's off their upcoming full-length What It Takes to Move Forward. You can give it a listen here.
Scott Irvine on 07/01/09 - 12:07 AM
Count Your Lucky Stars Records (Empire! Empire!, Castevet) recently signed the Texas darlings football, etc. Word on the street is that they're working on a split with one of the aforementioned.
Scott Irvine on 06/24/09 - 11:36 PM
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) is looking for a new drummer. Questions and inquiries should be directed to the band's Myspace here.
Scott Irvine on 01/12/09 - 05:45 PM
Don't forget to hit "Read More" to see all the reviews and RIYL sections.
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Blake Solomon on 04/11/08 - 06:29 AM
New reviews! How about that?
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