FADER PREMIERES NEW MUSEUM MOUTH SONG “LACQUER”
FADER is now premiering “Lacquer” – “a catchy smasher of a love song” – from Wilmington, NC-based trio Museum Mouth. The song can be heard HERE and comes from the band’s upcoming full-length, Popcorn Fish Guinea Pig.
“‘Lacquer’ is about pursuing a love interest you KNOW is gonna fail,” reveals vocalist/drummer Karl Kuehn. “The two of you lock eyes from across the room and you IMMEDIATELY foresee every phase of your short relationship crashing and burning…but, of course, you pursue it anyways cuz why TF not, right? Also, I’m gonna be REALLY honest, I had to let my inner rap rock freak out with this bridge, and have my Blink-182 “Going Away to College” moment in the outro. This song is like a really ugly chimera of rock genres and I LOVE IT!!!!”
Museum Mouth will release Popcorn Fish Guinea Pig, their fourth full-length album, on April 29 via Rory Records – Max Bemis of Say Anything’s imprint within Equal Vision Records.
Next week, Museum Mouth will kick off their first ever full US tour, supporting Say Anything, mewithoutYou, and Teen Suicide. All upcoming tour dates can be found below.
On Popcorn Fish Guinea Pig Kuehn and his bandmates, guitarist Graham High and bassist Kory Urban, explore the overwhelming emotions (ranging from nostalgia to trauma, with a splash of self-realization) that come from a move back to one’s hometown after years away, and re-exploring small town life as an adult. “Lacquer” follows the release of “Riff From My Head”, which debuted on Brooklyn Vegan, and “Incubus Tattoo”, which debuted via Stereogum.
Popcorn Fish Guinea Pig album trailer: youtube.com/equalvision
Pre-orders are available now via museummouth.merchnow.com and each include an instant download of “Lacquer”, “Incubus Tattoo” and “Riff From My Head”. Vinyl for Popcorn Fish Guinea Pig is limited to 1000 including the following variants: red/white haze (limited to 200), black (limited to 300) and transparent pink (limited to 500).
“Sometimes you go through shit, some of it is unbelievable shit (good or bad), some of it is kinda fun. Sometimes you move back home and you realize why you’re the neurotic, pop culture obsessed, queer fool you are,” reveals Kuehn. “And sometimes you find out that you really like that person…I know that in the downtime, and the loneliness that comes from living in a small town in your mid-twenties, I found out I sure did.”
Say Anything w/mewithoutYou, Teen Suicide, and Museum Mouth
Apr 20 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey
Apr 22 Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
Apr 23 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
Apr 24 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
Apr 26 Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex
Apr 27 San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
Apr 29 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
Apr 30 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
May 02 Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Sound
May 03 Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
May 05 St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room
May 06 Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
May 07 Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
May 08 Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot Ballroom
May 10 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
May 11 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
May 12 Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts
May 13 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
May 14 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
May 15 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
May 17 Washington DC @ 9:30 Club
May 19 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
May 20 Wilmington, NC @ Ziggy’s By The Sea
May 21 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
May 22 Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works
May 24 Orlando, FL @ Beacham Theater
May 25 Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
May 27 Houston, TX @ House of Blues*
May 28 Austin, TX @ Emo’s*
*Say Anything w/Modern Baseball and special guests Joyce Manor, mewithoutYou, Teen Suicide, Thin Lips and Museum Mouth