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Durand Jones & The Indications Announce New Album, American Love Call, Out March 1st On Dead Oceans/Colemine Records And North American Tour

Today, Durand Jones & The Indications are proud to announce their return with American Love Call, a fierce album that reckons with how to balance love and fury of modern day America, due March 1st via Dead Oceans/Colemine Records. Hailed by NPR’s All Things Considered as “old-school soul with a new-school honesty,” The Indications conjure the dynamism of Jackie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield, AND TheImpressions. This young band of twenty-somethings are students of soul. Watch the video for American Love Call’s lead single, “Don’t You Know,” featuring both Jones and drummer/singer Aaron Frazer on vocals, below. 

Watch Video For “Don’t You Know” (Feat. Aaron Frazer) – 

http://y2u.be/A9rDPXoGSDg

Helmed by foil vocalists Jones and Frazer, and rounded out by Blake Rhein (guitarist), Kyle Houpt(bassist), and Steve Okonski (keyboard), The Indications released their self-titled debut album to much acclaim on renowned Midwestern soul label, Colemine Records. The album quickly picked up steam on the back of the band’s booming live show and the enthusiastic recommendation of independent record store clerks across the country.

The group’s second effort, American Love Call, is an album made the way the Indications dreamed it’d sound, a sprawling and limitless equation; grand and cinematic, yet focused on fleeting details. 

Recorded at Brooklyn’s Studio G earlier this summer, American Love Call is an expansion of the band’s sound, making a leap forward in both style and songwriting. Pulling influence from a variety of sounds like R&B, gospel, early folk rock, and classical music, the Indications’ second effort has a newfound confidence, with Jones’ bellowing voice and Frazer’s soothing falsetto filled out by backing vocals and instrumentation. Thematically, the album covers tough ground, like the danger of simplifying and romanticizing the past, but it also attempts to reconcile, searching for unifying commonalities. Brooding, bold, and pensive, American Love Call is the result of the band fleshing out its craft and elevating its dreamy, old-soul sound. 

The Indications will tour the US extensively this spring in support of American Love Call. A full list of tour dates are below. 

American Love Call Tracklist:

01. Morning In America

02. Don’t You Know (feat. Aaron Frazer)

03. Circles

04. Court Of Love (feat. Aaron Frazer)

05. Long Way Home

06. Too Many Tears (feat. Aaron Frazer)

07. Walk Away

08. What I Know About You (feat. Aaron Frazer)

09. Listen To Your Heart

10. Sea Gets Hotter (feat. Aaron Frazer)

11. How Can I Be Sure (feat. Aaron Frazer)

12. True Love

Durand Jones & The Indications’ Tour Dates:

Tue. Jan. 22 – London, UK @ Dingwalls

Wed. Jan. 23 – Paris, FR @ La Maroquinerie

Fri. Jan. 25 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso-Noord

Sun. Jan. 27 – Cologne, DE @ Artheater

Mon. Jan. 28 – Berlin, DE @ Lido

Mon. March 18 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall

Tue. March 19 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada

Thu. March 21 – Santa Fe, NM @ Tumbleroots

Fri. March 22 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom

Sat. March 23 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah

Mon. March 25 – Tustin, CA @ Marty’s On Newport

Wed. March 27 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom

Thu. March 28 – Santa Barbara, CA @ SOhO Restaurant & Music Club

Fri. March 29 Oakland, CA @ The New Parish

Sat. March 30 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent

Mon. April 1 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom

Tue. April 2 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos

Thu. April 4 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The State Room

Fri. April 5 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater

Sat. April 6 – Kansas City, MO @ recordBar

Sun. April 7 – Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room  

Tue. April 9 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry

Wed. April 10 – Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon

Thu. April 11 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall

Fri. April 12 – Columbus, OH @ A&R Music Bar

Sat. April 13 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle

Sun. April 14 – North Charleston, SC @ High Water Festival

Tue. April 16 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel

Wed. April 17 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

Fri. April 19 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church

Sat. April 20 – Uncasville, CT @ Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun Resort

Sun. April 21 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall

Mon. April 22 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar

Wed. April 24 – Cincinnati, OH @ The Woodward Theater

Fri. April 26 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement East

Sat. April 27 – Oxford, MS @ Double Decker Arts Festival

Sun. April 28 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West

Sat. May 11 – Bloomington, IN @ Indiana University w/ Neko Case

Pre-order American Love Call* –

https://ffm.to/americanlovecall

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