Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) and Joie de Vivre will release their long-awaited (at least by me) split on November 4 via Run for Cover Records. You can stream one of Empire! Empire!'s contributions on Stereogum and preorder the split on Run for Cover's webstore.

1. Empire! Empire! - Since You Left Home on Your Journey, Things Have Changed Around Here
2. Empire! Empire! - Some Doors Arenít Locked, They Open Without a Key
3. Joie de Vivre - It Can Be Comforting
4. Joie de Vivre - April, 2009
Zac Djamoos on 10/28/14 - 11:06 AM
"You cut our ropes, left the umbilical, and now I'm lost and I can't take this path back home."
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Jake Jenkins on 02/11/14 - 02:02 AM
You can hear a new Joie De Vivre song, "Martin Park," at Impose. It comes from their (excellent) upcoming split with Prawn, which can be pre-ordered here or here.
Zac Djamoos on 01/27/14 - 02:26 PM
Prawn and Joie De Vivre will be releasing a split 7" on February 11th via Topshelf Records and Count Your Lucky Stars Records.

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Jason Tate on 01/24/14 - 11:59 AM
Marky Hladish (The Felix Culpa) and Joie De Vivre recently performed a Halloween set of Jimmy Eat World covers. The full performance can be seen in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 10/30/12 - 09:46 AM
Stream Joie De Vivre's new album, We're All Better Than This, here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/24/12 - 05:55 AM
Joie De Vivre and football etc. will be touring the UK this summer. Dates in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 05/16/12 - 10:33 AM
Joie De Vivre are back together. A statement, including dates for a European tour, can be read here. The band are planning a new record for 2012.
Adam Pfleider on 12/19/11 - 02:55 PM
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 - 01:00 PM
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
Joie De Vivre are calling it a day. There will be a few shows leading up to the band's final show on May 28.
Adam Pfleider on 04/07/11 - 12:28 PM
Words are very unnecessary. They can only do harm.
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Jeremy Aaron on 06/18/10 - 05:42 AM
My horoscope said, "Pack your bags."
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Blake Solomon on 04/22/09 - 08:46 AM
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