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Posted January 17, 2012 by Mike Mineo in Tracks
 
 

Stream: Sleigh Bells – “Comeback Kid”

Sleigh Bells – Comeback Kid

Sleigh Bells will release their new album, Reign of Terror, on February 21st, but the duo have already made two tracks from the album – “Born to Lose” and now “Comeback Kid” – available for streaming. “Comeback Kid” is the album’s first single, and features the quick swipes of distortion, quasi-cheerleader chants, and exhilaration of staple Sleigh Bells efforts. This one in particular has a hazy chorus that serves as a starkly successful transition from its harder-rocking verses.

In related news, Black Bananas, the new band from Jennifer Herrema (Royal Trux), will open for Sleigh Bells’ on the latter half of their February dates:

02-03 Gainesville, FL – Florida Theater *#
02-04 Tampa, FL – The Ritz *#
02-06 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall *#
02-07 Tallahassee, FL – The Moon *#
02-09 Jacksonville, FL – Freebird Live *#
02-10 Orlando, FL – Firestone *#
02-11 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution *#
02-14 Miami, FL – Grand Central *#
02-16 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club ^
02-17 New York, NY – Terminal 5 ^
02-18 Toronto, Ontario – Phoenix ^
02-21 Los Angeles, CA – The Mayan ^
02-23 San Francisco, CA – Regency Ballroom ^
02-24 Seattle, WA – Showbox at the Market ^

* with Diplo
# with Liturgy
^ with Black Bananas

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