Divine Fits Debut ‘My Love Is Real’ On 7-Inch Vinyl + Announce North American Tour Dates
Divine Fits has confirmed its first ever dates in Los Angeles, New York, Seattle and Toronto. The announcement of the newly added shows comes a day after the July 31 release of Divine Fits' first single "My Love Is Real," the 7" vinyl of which features a non-LP B-side cover of Camper Van Beethoven's "I Was Born In A Laundromat."
As previously announced, special golden tickets will be inserted into ten random copies of "My Love Is Real" at select indie retailers in each of the preceding trio of headline dates in the hometowns of Divine Fits' Britt Daniel (Austin TX on August 1), Dan Boeckner (Montreal QC on August 3) and Sam Brown (Columbus OH on August 6).
Participating locations are Waterloo and End of an Ear in Austin, Phonopolis in Montreal, and Used Kids and Magnolia Thunderpussy in Columbus. The band will also be playing August 5 in Chicago, where the golden ticket copies will be randomly distributed among the city's three Reckless Records locations.
Each golden ticket will admit the winner +1 to the Divine Fits show in that city. For more info on the golden ticket competition, general on sales and personal notes from each band member to his respective hometown, go to http://divinefits.com/
In addition, Divine Fits has also confirmed appearances August 9 in Salt Lake City as part of the Twilight Concert Series and October 14 in San Francisco at the Treasure Island festival.
Divine Fits' debut album, A Thing Called Divine Fits, will be released August 28 in the U.S. on Merge and on Universal in Canada. The record will be out one day earlier in the UK and Europe via Anti-/Epitaph. "My Love Is Real" is also available digitally as a stand-alone track or as an instant grat with pre-orders of A Thing Called Divine Fits placed at http://divinefits.kungfustore.com/, MergeRecords.com, or iTunes.
Divine Fits on Tour:
Aug 1 - Austin, TX @ Beerland
Aug 3 - Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
Aug 5 - Chicago, IL @ Schuba's
Aug 6 - Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
Aug 9 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Twilight Concert Series
Aug 14 - Los Angeles @ Bootleg Theater
Aug 30 - Seattle @ The Crocodile
Sept 5 - Toronto @ Lee's Palace
Sept 9 - NYC @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (On sale: Fri. Aug. 3)
Oct 14 - San Francisco, CA @ Treasure Island