January 13th, 2022

Austin, TX’s Sun June have shared a video for their new single “Reminded,” from the expanded version of their acclaimed record, Somewhere, out tomorrow via Run For Cover and Keeled Scales.

“‘Reminded’ is about being captivated by someone you have a bad history with and wanting to reconcile with past mistakes, despite it being the most unhealthy decision. It’s about gazing narrowly into an old flame… Basically, it’s the sexiest song we’ve ever written,” says Laura Colwell. “The song leans so far into romance that we thought it would be fun to add some sax. Justin got to arrange it all, and then we had local saxophonist David Alvarez (from Medellin Collection, and Hyah!) lay it down.”

TOUR DATES

Feb 4 Dallas, TX @ Cambridge Room – House of Blues ^

Feb 6 Austin, TX @ Empire Control Room ^

Feb 9 New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa ^

Feb 10 Opelika, AL @ John Emerald Distillery ^

Feb 11 Nashville, TN @ Blue Room- Third Man records ^

Feb 12 Decatur, GA @ Eddie’s Attic ^

Feb 14 Asheville, NC @ Grey Eagle ^

Feb 15 Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern ^

Feb 16 Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Theatre ^

Feb 17 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle Backroom ^

Feb 18 Richmond, VA @ Richmond Music Hall ^

Feb 19 Washington, DC @ Songbyrd ^

Feb 21 Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern ^

Feb 22 Philadelphia, PA @ The Lounge at World Cafe Live ^

Feb 23 Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right ^

Feb 25 Kingston, NY @ Tubby’s *

Feb 26 Providence, RI @ Columbus Theatre *

Feb 27 Boston, MA @ Cafe 939 *

March 1 Toronto, ON @ Longboat Hall *

March 2 Ferndale, MI @ The Loving Touch *

March 3 Chicago, IL @ Sleeping Village *

March 4 Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon *

March 5 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry *

March 6 Iowa City, IA @ Gabe’s Oasis *

March 8 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown *

March 9 Lawrence, KS @ White Schoolhouse *

March 10 St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway *

March 11 Little Rock, AR @ Stickyz Rock ‘N’ Roll Chicken Shack *

March 12 Oklahoma City, OK @  89th Street *

March 15-19 Austin, TX @ SXSW

Mar 30 Knoxville, TN @ The Mill & Mine ~

Mar 31 Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz ~

Apr 1 Huntsville, AL @ Mars Music Hall ~

 ^ w/ Daphne Tunes

* w/ Katy Kirby

~ w/ Shakey Graves

#sunjunemusic

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November 16th, 2021

Sun June

Austin, TX’s Sun June have shared a lyric video for their new single “Easy.” The song is one of three new unreleased tracks featured in Somewhere +3, the upcoming expanded version of their critically acclaimed 2021 album Somewhere. Somewhere +3 is out January 14th via Run For Cover.

“‘Easy’ is a romantic struggle song. It’s about love and partnership and longstanding arguments that are hard to get past,” says Laura Colwell. “We started working on it after quarantine was lifted. Everyone had been cloistered alone for months, so frustration was easy to tap into. At the same time, it was joyous and cathartic to play together again, so the song came out upbeat and optimistic too. We loved getting to return to Good Danny’s studio to record—it was easy to find the sounds we wanted and get back into the Somewhere vibe.”

Sun June has also announced headline tours in February and March 2022 with Daphne Tunes and Katy Kirby, as well as a European tour with Ada Lea in January. The band is currently on tour with Shakey Graves.

TOUR DATES:

Nov 15 Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel ~

Nov 16 Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz ~

Nov 17 Knoxville, TN @ The Mill & Mine ~

Nov 18 Hunstville, AL @ Mars Music Hall ~

Nov 19 New Orleans, LA @ Tipitina’s ~

Jan 13 Manchester, UK @ YES +

Jan 14 Glasgow, UK @ Mono +

Jan 15 Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club +

Jan 16 Birmingham, UK @ The Sunflower Lounge +

Jan 17 Bristol, UK @ Louisiana +

Jan 18 London, UK @ The Lexington +

Jan 19 Brighton, UK @ The Hope and Ruin +

Jan 21 Borgerhout, BE @ TRIX +

Jan 22 Utrecht, NL @ TivoliVredenburg +

Jan 23 Cologne, DE @ Artheater +

Jan 24 Hamburg, DE @ Nochtwache +

Jan 25 Berlin, DE @ Kantine am Berghain +

Jan 26 Munich, DE @ Strom +

Jan 27 Zürich, CH @ Bogen F +

Jan 28 Dijon, FR @ La Vapeur +

Jan 29 Paris, FR @ Le Pop-Up du Label +

Jan 30 Angers, FR @ Joker’s Pub +

Feb 4 Dallas, TX @ Cambridge Room- House of Blues ^

Feb 9 New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa ^

Feb 10 Opelika, AL @ John Emerald Distillery ^

Feb 11 Nashville, TN @ Blue Room- Third Man Records ^

Feb 12 Decatur, GA @ Eddie’s Attic ^

Feb 14 Asheville, NC @ Grey Eagle ^

Feb 15 Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern ^

Feb 16 Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Theatre ^

Feb 17 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle Backroom ^

Feb 18 Richmond, VA @ Richmond Music Hall ^

Feb 19 Washington, DC @ Songbyrd ^

Feb 21 Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern ^

Feb 22 Philadelphia, PA @ The Lounge at World Cafe Live ^

Feb 23 Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right ^

Feb 25 Kingston, NY @ Tubby’s *

Feb 26 Providence, RI @ Columbus Theatre *

Feb 27 Boston, MA @ Cafe 939 *

March 1 Toronto, ON @ Longboat Hall *

March 2 Ferndale, MI @The Loving Touch *

March 3 Chicago, IL @ Sleeping Village *

March 4 Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon *

March 5 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry *

March 6 Iowa City, IA @ Gabe’s *

March 8 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown *

March 9 Lawrence, KS @ White Schoolhouse *

March 10 St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway *

March 11 Little Rock, AR @ Stickyz Rock ‘N’ Roll Chicken Shack *

March 12 Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th St *

 ~ w/ Shakey Graves

+ w/ Ada Lea

^ w/ Daphne Tunes

* w/ Katy Kirby

@sunjunemusic

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October 13th, 2020

Sun June have announced their new album Somewhere, due out in February. Today they release the song “Karen O.”

Of the song and video, the band says “‘Karen O’ is one of the only songs we’ve written that takes place over the course of a single night, and we hope we captured what it feels like when you’re completely worn out but can’t bring yourself to go home and go to sleep. It’s about the kind of night you let heartache swallow you whole, and you find yourself heading straight toward the things you should be running away from. The actual Karen O is a hero of ours of course, and in the song she spurs on a lonely night of reflection about what could be versus what can’t. It covers some of our favorite topics-love, performance, regret, and hereditary drinking problems-and explores how we sometimes choose to heighten grief rather than reduce it. It also features a voicemail mailbox, which is unfortunate.

We shot the video out on a Texas Hill Country ranch with a spotlight ranchers use to check on cattle at night (very Texas of us). We thought the stage lights and disco ball helped draw out the connection between feeling an emotion and performing it, both for yourself and others. We got lucky and happened to shoot during a lightning storm, so we went full melodrama with it.”

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