Pop-punk band We Still Dream has announced plans to release their sophomore, full-length album, Something To Smile About, on August 6th via Anchor Eighty Four Records. In anticipation for the forthcoming release, the band has premiered a brand new lyric video for their song, “Sanity (Growing Up),” today at Absolutepunk.net. Fans are invited to pre-order the album now from Anchor Eighty Four Records at http://anchoreightyfour.com/store.
Watch the new lyric video for “Sanity (Growing Up)” now at http://bit.ly/13OeZP5.
“”Sanity (Growing Up)” speaks of where my head was after leaving a very unhealthy relationship,” says vocalist Dustin Monk. “I had told myself I was over the whole love thing and was tired of getting treated like shit. I had been on a downward spiral for quite some time, and I had become a very bitter angry person. And then that’s when I met the one I’m with now. She helped/continues to help me leave the old me behind and deal with all the shittyness growing up can bring.”
Something To Smile About was engineered and produced by Josh Cobb at Rockbot Studios in the band’s hometown of Jacksonville, FL. The album features twelve upbeat, pop-punk anthems like their debut single “Sanity (Growing Up)” as well as other pop-punk sing-alongs like “Happily Never After,” “Back To Then” and “Turnaround.”
“Something To Smile About’s the record this band’s always wanted,” Monk adds. “It’s the end result of all the bullshit we’ve been through over the years, good times and bad, made into songs. Every single one of us at one point or another have hit that wall everyone hits, when you’re miles away from home, running on your last dime with no job to go back to, missing loved ones, and you’re sleeping on the ground or sidewalk because the van just reeks of body odor. Things like that can make you question it, and your frustration builds…all up until you play another good show, and then it all comes rushing back and you realize why you started doing it in the first place. This record is about that journey, of finding something to smile about and trying your hardest to hold onto it. It’s us not caring what genre we’re writing, or what mold we should be fitting into, and just writing music. When you drop that wall and quit restricting yourself, it’s amazing how the creativity just skyrockets.”
We Still Dream is a five-piece pop-punk band from Jacksonville, FL who released their debut full-length, Chapters, via Eulogy Recordings in 2011. The band followed that with an independently released EP titled Therapy in 2012 before joining up with Anchor Eighty Four Records to release their second album, Something To Smile About.
Pre-order Something To Smile About now and catch the band on tour this summer!
We Still Dream Tour Dates:
June 19 – Savannah, GA – Sweet Melissa’s
June 20 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Masonic Temple
June 21 – Columbus, OH – Kobo Live
June 22 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
June 23 – Erie, PA – PACA Concert Hall
June 24 – Youngstown, OH – University Pizzeria
June 25 – Tonawanda, NY – St. Clare Center
June 26 – Syracuse, NY – Spark Art Space
June 27 – Johnson City, NY – Adriano’s
June 28 – Scotia, NY – J. Watt’s Barista House
June 29 – Orrington, ME – DJ’s Garage
June 30 – Worcester, MA – The Raven
July 1 – West Haven, CT – Crunch House
July 2 – Freehold, NJ – Freehold VFW
July 3 – Bay Shore, NY – Even Flow Bar and Grill
July 5 – Baltimore, MD – The Sidebar
July 6 – Doylestown, PA – Siren Records
July 7 – Natrona, PA – Scumbag’s Skate Park
July 9 – Cincinnati, OH – Q’s Dungeon
July 10 – Knoxville, TN – The Longbranch Saloon
July 11 – Macon, GA – The 567
July 12 – St. Augustine, FL – The Standard
July 13 – Orlando, FL – Orlando Nights
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