The Pains of Being Pure At Heart

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Hit The Road This March

Euphoric dream-pop purveyors The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, who release their sophomore album, Belong, in March, will kick off a U.S. tour that month with Twin Shadow and Catwalk on varying dates, concluding at New York's Webster Hall on May 6.

The quartet, who've been working with producers Flood (PJ Harvey, U2) and mixer Alan Moulder (My Bloody Valentine) on Belong, released the first song from the upcoming collection, "Heart In Your Heartbreak," backed with the grittier, non-album track "The One," late last year on Slumberland Records (as well as a snazzy 7-inch purple vinyl single via Insound). Back in June, POBPAH also released the single "Say No To Love."

In additional news, back in mid-December POBPAH drummer Kurt Feldman and his bandmates from The Depreciation Guild, who visited The Alternate Side for a 2009 session, decided to pull the plug on the group due to other "music-related projects." According to the band's Facebook page, there will be a final farewell show, supposedly this month. In addition to POBPAH, Feldman is a member of the band The Ice Choir

The Pains of Being Pure At Heart Spring Tour

March 31 - Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church
April 01 - Washington, DC - Black Cat*
April 02 - Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle*
April 04 - Athens, GA - 40 Watt Club*
April 05 - Atlanta, GA - The Earl*
April 06 - Birmingham, AL - Bottletree Cafe*
April 07 - New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks*
April 08 - Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's*
April 09 - Austin, TX - Emo's*
April 12 - Santa Fe, NM - VFW*
April 18 - Visalia, CA - The Cellar Door*&
April 19 - San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall*&
April 20 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge*&
April 22 - Seattle, WA - The Crocodile*
April 25 - Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock Social Club*
April 26 - Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall*
April 27 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
April 28 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
April 29 - Bloomington, IN - Rhino's*
April 30 - Columbus, OH - The Basement*
April 02 - Milford, CT - Daniel Street*
April 03 - Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club*
April 06 - New York, NY - Webster Hall*

* = w/ Twin Shadow & = w/ Catwalk




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