SUB. NEWS: SHOUT OUT LOUDS PERFORM ON “THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO” TONIGHT, THURS MAY 23

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The band will be performing their song “Walking in Your Footsteps” from their recently released, critically-acclaimed album Optica on Merge Records.

 

Watch the music video for “Walking in Your Footsteps”

 

“Particularly in its first half, Optica plays like a marvelous ’80s mixtape, albeit one with modern production values and a good deal of subtlety. The references aren’t all pop, either – the album-opening “Sugar” sounds like ‘s Robert Smith stepping in to lead The Smiths – but the results, in all their sweet and sunny glory, invariably chime and shine.”

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Optica is a testament to the songwriting acumen of frontman Adam Olenius and the band’s ability to translate the core sound of their favorite Cure and Smiths songs into something grand and modern.” – The Onion AV Club¬†

“Bigger, richer, and more fun than its predecessor, Optica drips with hyperactive lyrics, icy synths, and string arrangements…” – Under The Radar