Balance and Composure release “Postcard” video—watch

balance and compsure
Andi Elloway

Recent Vagrant signees Balance and Composure threw fans for a loop a few weeks ago with the release of their new single, “Postcard.” It’s hypnotic and relaxed, with looping electronic drums, subdued guitar tones, and vocalist Jon Simmons murmuring through the repetitive chorus: “Either way you go, either way you go.” It’s a far cry from the band’s previous work, which typically falls in the chaotic, grungier side of the emo world.

The music video for the song, released via Pitchfork, follows the track’s hypnotic lead with a trippy music video. Distorted camera effects and strange close-ups on Simmons immediately remind of the music video for 2013’s “Tiny Raindrop,” and fits the wavy nature of the song.

“Postcard” comes from the band’s new album, Light We Made, out October 7 via Vagrant.

Balance and Composure tour dates:

09-17 Chicago, IL – Riot Fest
09-24 Pomona, CA – Fox Theater *
10-13 Richmond, VA – The Broadberry
10-14 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
10-15 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
10-16 Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall
10-18 Lake Park, FL – Kelsey Theatre
10-19 Orlando, FL – The Social
10-21 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
10-22 Austin, TX – The Mohawk
10-23 Dallas, TX – Club Dada
10-25 Mesa, AZ – The Nile
10-27 San Diego, CA – The North Park Theatre
10-28 Los Angeles, CA – The Regent
10-29 Santa Cryz, CA – The Catalyst Atrium
10-30 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
11-01 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
11-02 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
11-04 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
11-05 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
11-06 Lawrence, KS – The Granada
11-10 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
11-11 Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s Hall
11-12 Toronto, Ontario – The Opera House
11-14 Boston, MA – Royale
11-15 Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall
11-16 Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall New
11-17 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
11-18 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
11-19 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Sound Stage

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