Question: How can you have a debut album that has two different release dates a year apart?
Answer: If your band is named Division Day, you've signed over to Eenie Meenie Records, you've recorded a couple new tracks to add to it, and you're re-releasing it.
That's right, previously released in 2006, Division Day's debut full length album Beartrap Island is getting polished up, added to (two new tracks), and sent back out into the world on iTunes on September 18th and in stores on October 2nd. In anticipation of the excitement, the band will be releasing unreleased cover songs and remixes every Tuesday for the next eight weeks. First up, a cover of Sunny Day Real Estate's song Every Shining Time You Arrive, which you can listen to below.
For those of you who didn't catch the hype wave last year over these Los Angelites, think 80's synth sounds emo-ized with some occasional outburst of absolutely wailing guitar work and feedback that would make a shoe-gazer proud. If any of that makes sense, then give them a try.
And if that did make sense, and you do want to give them a try, now here is your chance to win a copy of the new and improved album, a T-shirt (pictured to the left), and a pair of tickets to catch them play at Union Hall in Brooklyn, NY (look below for schedule and to pick your date). Simply leave a comment (or e-mail me) with your name and e-mail address and I'll pick a winner sometime next Wednesdayish and let them know super pronto.
Division Day - To the Woods : Beartrap Island
Division Day - Colorguard : Beartrap Island
Division Day - Every Shining Time You Arrive (Sunny Day Real Estate Cover)
Sunny Day Real Estate - Every Shining Time You Arrive : How It Feels to be Something On
October Tour Dates
02 Los Angeles, CA - The Echo [CD release show]
04 San Francisco, CA - Bottom of The Hill [CD release show]
05 Reno, NV - Satellite Lounge
06 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court
07 Denver, CA - Larimer Lounge
09 Chicago, IL - Subterranean
10 Pittsburgh, PA - Club Café
11 Brooklyn, NY - Union Hall
13 Hoboken, NJ - Maxwells
17 New York, NY - Canal Room [CMJ ASCAP showcase]
18 Brooklyn, NY - Union Hall
20 Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506 [w/ Eulogies & Film School]
25 Brooklyn, NY - Union Hall