Nashville, TN post hardcore band Courtesy Drop have signed with Los Angeles based indie Animal Style Records. The band’s LP, Songs To Drive To; Cry, And Make Love To, will be released on vinyl and digitally on October 15 (pressing info TBA).
There is no intended lyrical theme to Songs to Drive To; Cry and Make Love To as a whole, but the album conveys a powerful sense of frustration. Chalos describes the album as having been written from three different perspectives: depression, complacency, and reflection. "Quit running against the wind” could find a fitting home in many of the album’s tracks. In its succinctness, it could easily be interpreted as an incidental undertone to the entirety of the record, obtaining different meaning from each of the three perspectives Chalos wrote the album’s thirteen songs from.
Two tracks from the record, "Science is a Liar Sometimes" and "Mineral Extracts", are now streaming at www.courtesydrop.bandcamp.com.
The band kicks off its summer tour on July 3rd with a hometown show at Nashville’s The Owl Farm.
Courtesy Drop Tour
07/03 - Nashville, TN @ The Owl Farm
07/05 - Crossville, TN @ The Complex
07/06 - Decatur, AL @ Ex Calibur
07/07 - Birmingham, AL @ The Forge
07/08 - Atlanta, GA @
Under The Couch
07/09 - Augusta, GA @ TBA
07/10 - Charlotte, NC
07/11 - Wilmington, NC
07/12 - Richmond, VA @ The Gene Pool
07/13 - Baltimore, MD @ CharmCity Art Space
07/14 - Philadelphia, PA
07/15 - New Haven, CT
07/18 - Rochester, NY @ The Bug Jar
07/19 - Pittsburgh, PA
07/20 - Detroit, MI @ TBA
07/21 - Chicago, IL @ TBA
07/22 - Minneapolis, MN @ TBA
07/23 - Fargo, ND @ The New Direction
07/25 - Terre Haute, IN @ That Building Where All The Shows Are At
07/26 - Huntsville, AL @ TBA
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