Girlpool debut “Before The World Was Big”

Girlpool release "Before The World Was Big" video, the track comes from their album of the same title, out June 2nd on Wichita Recordings.

Today, Girlpool have premiered their video for the single “Before The World Was big.” The clip shows the band having some fun on Coney Island. The Philadelphia by way of Los Angeles duo are following up their self-titled EP with the release of Before The World Was Big on June 2nd via Wichita Recordings.

Girlpool have also announced tour dates that include Summer dates in London, record release shows in LA and NY, a performance at FYF Fest and a Fall European tour, starting June 7th in London, EN at Dalston Roof Gardens.

JUNE 2 2015

1. Ideal World
2. Dear Nora
3. Before The World Was Big
4. Chinatown
5. Cherry Picking
6. Magnifying Glass
7. Crowded Stranger
8. Pretty
9. Emily
10. I Like That You Can See It

6/7 London, EN @ Dalston Roof Gardens
6/9 London, EN @ Rough Trade East
6/10 London, EN @ Electric Ballroom *
7/1 Los Angeles, CA @ Eagle Rock Center for the Arts ^
7/7 Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg %
8/8-9 Atlanta, GA @ Wrecking Ball Fest
8/23 Los Angeles, CA @ FYF Fest
9/4 Bristol, EN @ Exchange
9/6 Dorset, EN @ End Of The Road Festival
9/8 Manchester, EN @ Deaf Institute
9/9 Glasgow, SC @ Broadcast
9/10 Leeds, EN @ Brudenell Social Club
9/11 Birmingham, EN @ Hare And Hounds
9/12l Isle of Wight, UK @ Bestival
9/14 Brighton, EN @ The Hope
9/15 London, EN @ Scala
9/16 Paris, FR @ Point Ephemere
9/18 Cologne, DE @ King Georg
9/20 Tilberg, NE @ Incubate Festival
9/21 Berlin, DE @ Monarch
9/25 Hamburg, DE @ Reeperbahn Festival

* w/ Waxahatchee
^ Record Release Show w/ Stephen Steinbrink and Michael Vidal
% w/ Alex G and Frankie Cosmos

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Girlpool is a Philadelphia based two piece made up of Cleo Tucker (Guitar) and Harmony Tividad (Bass). The two met at Los Angeles DIY venue the Smell and quickly grew very close. Their sound is raw, comprised only of a guitar, bass and vocal harmonies. Cleo and Harmony use this stripped-down instrumentation to accentuate their vulnerable yet powerful lyrics.

After releasing their self-titled EP, Girlpool relocated to Philadelphia at the end of 2014 looking for change of pace and scenery. There they recorded their debut LP, Before The World Was Big, with Kyle Gilbride (of Swearin’. Engineer behind Waxahatchee’s Cerulean Salt, Radiator Hospital’s Torch song, etc). Before The World Was Big explores the concepts of growth, friendship, and the interaction between identity and environment.

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