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Dehd Announce New Album Blue Skies, Share New Song “Bad Love”: Listen

Pitchfork [non-video] logo Pitchfork [non-video] 2/14/2022 Nina Corcoran

Dehd have announced a new album. Their third full-length is titled Blue Skies and it’s due out May 27 via Fat Possum. Dehd have also released the lead single “Bad Love” alongside a music video co-directed by vocalist Emily Kempf and Kevin Veselka. Check that out below.

“‘Bad Love’ is about recovering from love addiction and making a decision to stop choosing and aligning with people who aren’t your energetic match,” said Kempf in a statement. “I wrote it for myself and for everyone who needed to hear a song about choosing new forms of love. It’s about chasing a relationship with oneself rather than an unhealthy one, one that just doesn’t quite fit, or a codependent one.”

Blue Skies follows Dehd’s 2020 sophomore LP Flower of Devotion. The 13-track record was recorded by Dehd and saw the band working with mixing engineer Craig Silvey and mastering engineer Heba Kadry for the first time.

This spring, Dehd will embark on a North American tour in support of their new album. It kicks off on April 30 in Atlanta, Georgia and sees the band performing in major cities like Denver, Seattle, Los Angeles, Austin, Philadelphia, Boston, Toronto, and Chicago. The tour then concludes on June 11 with a set at Governors Ball in New York. Find the full list of tour dates below.

See which local haunt Dehd picked for Pitchfork’s “19 Artists on Their Favorite Independent Music Venues.”

Blue Skies:

01 Control

02 Bad Love

03 Bop

04 Clear

05 Hold

06 Memories

07 Window

08 Palomino

09 Waterfall

10 Dream On

11 Empty in My Mind

12 Stars

13 No Difference

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Dehd:

04-30 Atlanta, GA - Shaky Knees Festival

04-30 Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade (Shaky Knees Aftershow)

05-02 Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater

05-03 Salt Lake City, UT - Metro Music Hall

05-05 Seattle, WA - Neumos

05-06 Vancouver, British Columbia - The Imperial

05-07 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom

05-09 San Francisco, CA - The Chapel

05-10 Los Angeles, CA - The Regent Theater

05-11 Tucson, AZ - Club Congress

05-13 Austin, TX - Antones

05-15 Houston, TX - Warehouse Live Studio

05-16 New Orleans, LA - Toulouse Theatre

05-18 Asheville, NC - The Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall

05-19 Carrboro, NC - Cat’s Cradle

05-22 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer

05-24 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom

05-26 Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall

05-27 Montreal, Quebec - Theatre Fairmount

05-28 Toronto, Ontario - Lee’s Palace

06-04 Chicago, IL - Metro

06-11 Queens, NY - The Governors Ball Music Festival

Dehd Tour 2022

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