The Pains of Being Pure at Heart share single

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart share first the single of their upcoming album "Days Of Abandon". the LP comes out on April 22nd via Yebo Music.

Brooklyn Indie Pop band The Pains of Being Pure at Heart just announced their third LP entitled Days of Abandon. Today, the band shares the first official single from the record, “Simple and Sure.”

The album was recorded at new Greenpoint studio House Under Magic which is owned by longtime Pains cohort Danny Taylor (ZaZa). Produced by Andy Savours (My Bloody Valentine, Patrick Wolf, Cloud Boat) and mixed by Charlie Hugall at  London’s Engine Room (Swim Deep, Florence And the Machine), Abandon departs from the exaggerated roar and clamor that defined the group’s last record, the Flood-and-Alan Moulder helmed Belong.

“I didn’t want to make Belonger,” Berman says. “This album was a chance to step back from that universal style of songwriting to something that was far more personal, more in keeping with my original ideals. I wanted the music to be joyful and full of light, even if the subjects were often dark.”

The album artwork prominently features the work of newly celebrated South Korean artist Lee Jinju’s work The Material of Mind.

The band has announced a full national tour inviting out English band Fear Of Men, as well as Ablebody, to support the album.

The Pains of Being Pure At Heart

Days of Abandon

(Yebo Music)

Track List:

1. Art Smock
2. Simple and Sure
3. Kelly
4. Beautiful You
5. Coral and Gold
6. Eurydice
7. Masokissed
8. Until The Sun Explodes
9. Life After Life
10. The Asp at My Chest


03/07 Baltimore, MD Ottobar *
03/08 Charlottesville, VA The Southern *
03/09 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle *
03/12 – 03/16 Austin, TX SXSW
03/18 St. Louis, MO Off Broadway *
03/19 Nashville, TN Exit In *
03/21 Birmingham, AL Bottletree *
03/22 New Orleans, LA BUKU
03/23 Atlanta, GA The Earl *
03/28 Brooklyn, NY Rough Trade
04/24 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall #
04/25 Montreal, QC Le Belmont #
04/26 Toronto, ON Legendary Horseshoe Tavern #
04/28 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle #
04/29 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock #
05/02 Vancouver, BC Fortune Sound Club #
05/03 Seattle, WA The Vera Project #
05/04 Portland, OR Holocene #
05/06 San Francisco, CA The Independent #
05/07 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour #
05/09 San Diego, CA Casbah #
05/10 Phoenix, AZ The Crescent Ballroom #
05/11 Albuquerque, NM Sister #
05/13 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge #
05/15 Kansas City, MO The Record Bar #
05/16 Louisville, KY Zanzabar #
05/17 Columbus, OH Rumba Cafe #
05/18 Pittsburgh, PA Club Cafe #
05/19 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda’s #
05/21 Washington DC Rock ‘n Roll Hotel #
05/22 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom #

* = w/ Eternal Summers
# = w/ Fear of Men, Ablebody

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