Shocking Pinks announces re-release of debut LP, world tour, relationship with half of the world’s labels

Shocking Pinks announces re-release of debut LP, world tour, relationship with half of the world's labels

For a long time, we lived in Shocking Pinks famine. Nick Harte’s dance/electronic/bedroom singer-songwriter project put out their self-titled Shocking Pinks album in 2007, then went silent for seven years. They re-emerged last year with Guilt Mirrors, an album lengthy enough to make up for all those years of inactivity. And, now, the Shocking Pinks feast continues with a reissue of debut album Dance The Dance Electric, out October 5.

Evidently, Harte spent his years of inactivity making friends with every label in the world. Because, golly, this Dance The Dance Electric reissue is coming out through a lot of them. We’ve got E/D/I/L/S in the UK, Spiral Jetta in France, Geertruida in the Netherlands, and, finally, A Low Hum in every single other place this record could possibly be available. Details forthcoming about which labels will be putting out the record in the regions of the bottom of the ocean and the moon.

No matter what region you’re in and who’s putting it out, the record will be available on vinyl for the very first time. Similarly untouched by regional differences will be the nine unreleased tracks included on the digital version, all taken from the original sessions. Listen to previously-released track “Nostalgia” below, as shared by Brooklyn Vegan.

As further means to chase those lost years, Shocking Pinks will be doing three whole months of touring in support of this reissue. Those dates start in September and begin at Brisbane’s BigSound Festival. By the time they end in November, Harte will have found himself in China, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, some place called the United States, Switzerland, and more. He’ll pretty much find himself everywhere a label is reissuing Dance The Dance Electric.

Shocking Pinks dates:

09.08.15 - Brisbane, Australia - BigSound Festival
09.18.15 - Beijing, China - School
09.20.15 - Shanghai, China - TBA
09.22.15 - Guangzhou, China - Loft345
09.24.15 - Paris, France - ESpace B
09.25.15 - Clermont Ferrand, France - Le Baraka
09.29.15 - Dijon, France - TBA
10.01.15 - Brest, France - Salle Du Clous
10.02.15 - Rennes, France - Le Marquis De Sade
10.07.15 - London, UK - Sebright Arms
10.09.15 - Newcastle, UK - TBA
10.10.15 - Liverpool, UK - Macguires Pizza Bar
10.11.15 - Regis, UK - Rockaway Beach Festival
10.15.15 - Tilborg, Netherlands - Hall of Fame
10.16.15 - Hamburg, Germany - Frau Hedi
10.17.15 - Munster, Germany - Gleis 22
10.20.15 - Ghent, Belgium - Cafe Video
10.21.15 - Wuppertal, Germany - Waldmeister E.V.
10.24.15 - Winterthur, Switzerland - Kraftfeld
10.30.15 - New York, NHY - Baby’s All Right
10.31.15 - New Brunswick, NJ - The Banana Stand
11.01.15 - Philadelphia, PA - TBA
11.03.15 - Harrisburg, PA - The Makespace
11.05.15 - Morgantown, WV - Crash Symbols Presents
11.06.15 - Columbus, OH - The House with No Name
11.07.15 - Ann Arbor, MI - Far House
11.08.15 - Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle
11.09.15 - Jamestown, NY - Labyrinth
11.10.15 - Seattle, WA - The Vera Project
11.11.15 - Salem, OR - Possum House
11.12.15 - Arcata, CA - The Farmhouse
11.13.15 - San Francisco, CA - Sylvan Annex Presents
11.14.15 - Los Angeles, CA - The Smell
11.15.15 - Bishop, CA - TBA
11.19.15 - Ballarat, Australia - The Eastern
11.20.15 - Melbourne, Australia - The Curtin
11.21.15 - Sydney, Australia - Octopus Pi Presents
11.27.15 - Christchurch, New Zealand - Darkroom
11.28.15 - Dunedin, New Zealand - Chicks Hotel

• Shocking Pinks:
• E/D/I/L/S:
• Spiral Jetta:
• Geertruida:
• A Low Hum:

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