Street Chant Announce New Album + Video

Street Chant Announce New Album + Video

Thursday 27th August, 2015 10:30AM

Street Chant have announced details for their long-awaited sophomore album and simultaneously unveiled a new video for lead single 'Pedestrian Support League'. Titled Hauora, the upcoming record is the first full-length offering from the Auckland trio since 2010 debut Means, and is slated for release in November via Arch Hill/Flying Nun.

Speaking about 'Pedestrian Support League', frontwoman Emily Littler says the song is loosely about Auckland life. "Coming back from being on tour a lot and moving back into a crummy flat in Grey Lynn I felt an extreme sense of ennui amongst my peers and especially in myself. A few years ago I had felt excitement for the future and now I was paranoid my flatmates were stealing all my margarine". She adds that the chorus expresses the amusement and dissatisfaction she felt with her surroundings. "Amusement because I felt like I was living out some “food for flatties” cookbook cliche, but watching National win another election as well my seemingly endless ability to stagnate bought about an extreme sense of apathy".

Watch the brilliant clip for 'Pedestrian Support League' directed by Simon Ward...

Street Chant are playing the following dates:

Thursday 27th August, Castrols Garage, Christchurch w/ The Transistors and The River Jones
Friday 28th August, The Sherwood, Queenstown w/ The Killer Seas
Saturday 29th August, Chick's Hotel Dunedin w/ Astro Children and Dead Alive
Friday 4th September, The Others Way Festival, Auckland


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