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Parakeet announces debut EP Shonen Hearts, Out Nov 19th, Plus dates w/ The Walkmen + DIIV

By October 30, 2012No Comments

STREAM: Shonen Hearts EP

London’s Parakeet have announced their debut EP alongside a handful of new support shows with The Walkmen and DIIV. The self-released 6 track Shonen Hearts EP is available to buy now from their Bandcamp and is set for physical release on limited-edition gold cassette on November 19, the same day as their Rough Trade in-store. Full details of the UK and European live shows are below.

Stream the scuzzy delights of the Shonen Hearts EP in full here:

Pre-order the EP, sold exclusively through Rough Trade here.

Parakeet is comprised of Yuck’s Mariko Doi, The History of Apple Pie’s James Thomas and Jon Jackson. The band’s music is awash with hypnotic vocals, understated pop sensibilities and irresistibly fuzzy guitars.

Tour Dates

10/27 Birmingham HMV Institute *
10/28 Glasgow O2 ABC *
11/10 Hamburg Molotow #
11/11 Berlin Bi Nuu #
11/12 Cologne Gebäude 9 #
11/13 Kortrijk de Kreun #
11/14 London Garage #
11/19 London Rough Trade East, instore 7pm

* = w/ The Walkmen
# = w/ DIIV

Shonen Hearts EP
Street Date: November 19, 2012


1. Toumono
2. Bananafish
3. Shonen Hearts
4. Hiccups
5. She Wants To Eat Meat
6. Darumasanga

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