California Wives Debuted New Video For ‘Purple’ at 2012 MTV VMAs

By on September 11, 2012

 California Wives Debuted New Video For ‘Purple’ at 2012 MTV VMAs    
 
 Ready Nationwide Tour with Stars and Diamond Rings     

“tricky to pin down but terrific to hear.” –Billboard
   
 
“Chicago new-wave aesthetes California Wives caught our ears…this morning.” – Pitchfork

“clever hooks, melodies and phrases…remarkably well-constructed.” – Paste   

   



Stream Second Single ‘Blood Red Youth’ at RollingStone.com or SoundCloud 
  
Chicago new-wave quartet California Wives premiered their new video for ‘Purple’ as a TV spot during last night’s 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. The band collaborated with Sharpie® to create a music video that showcased the work of hundreds of artists and fans of the Sharpie® medium and brand. The single ‘Purple’ was previously premiered with Paste, and is taken from the band’s full length debut, Art History, out now on Vagrant. California Wives will support the album on a nationwide tour this fall with Stars and Diamond Rings. Art History is currently streaming at AOL Spinnerand Billboard, and the “mesmerizing” debut follows the band’s 2010 Affair EP.     
California Wives in Concert
9/12 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall (CD Release Show)
9/16 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Tavern
9/17 – Toronto, ON – Parts and Labour
9/18 – Buffalo, NY – Ninth Ward

Tour Dates w/ Stars and Diamond Rings

9/20 – Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall
9/21 – Boston, MA – Paradise
9/22 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
9/23 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
9/25 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater
9/26 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
9/27 – Charlotte, NC – Visulite Theatre
9/28 – Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
9/29 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
10/2 – Louisville, KY – Headliners Music Hall
10/3 – Cincinnati, OH – 20th Century Theatre
10/4 – Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe @ Old National Centre
10/5 – St. Louis, MO – Plush
10/6 – Columbia, MO – The Blue Note
10/9 – Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck
10/10 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
10/11 – Little Rock, AR – Revolution Music Room
10/12 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s Upstairs
10/13 – Dallas, TX – Granada Theatre
10/17 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
10/18 – Los Angeles, CA – Mayan Theater
10/19 – Santa Cruz, CA – Rio Theatre
10/20 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore

Art History Tracklisting

1. Blood Red Youth
2. Tokyo
3. Marianne
4. The Fisher King
5. Los Angeles
6. Photolights
7. Purple

8. Better Home 
9. Twenty Three
10. The New Process
11. Light Year 
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Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.

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