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Dude York’s Sincerely out today! Watch new “Love Is” music video

FRI, FEB 24, 2017

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Seattle trio Dude York’s new full-length Sincerely is finally out today on colored vinyl, CD, digital, cassette, and all streaming services. In recognition of this milestone, the band has shared the album’s first music video for their anti-love anthem ”Love Is.” Watch their tribute to public access TV and musical countdown variety programs below. Dude York will be playing SXSW and touring the US with Glaswegian rock band PAWS – all current details can be found on the tour page!



Listen to Dude York’s Sincerely in full

THU, FEB 16, 2017

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Credit: Sam Gehrke

That’s right: in case you hadn’t noticed our intrepid news posts attempting to inform you, gentle reader, that a new album from Dude York called Sincerely is on the horizon, we are here to tell you….. once more. And not only can we tell you, but we have actual audio proof! A stream of the album in full is now available through CLRVYNT, a site of clearly esteemed taste. Additionally, the band has shared details of their release week festivities around the Seattle area – find details and tune into the fineries of Sincerely below. Sincerely is out February 24 on CD, LP, cassette, and digital formats.

Thurs 2/23: Release show at Chop Suey w/ Lisa Prank, Mommy Long Legs
Fri 2/24: In-store at Sonic Boom – free + all-ages, 6pm
Sat 2/25: On air performance on KEXP’s Audioasis 6-9pm PDT

Happy Valentine’s! Enjoy Dude York’s “Love Is”

TUE, FEB 14, 2017

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Credit: Sam Gehrke

In recognition of Valentine’s Day, Seattle trio Dude York have shared another arresting single from their upcoming full-length Sincerely, out February 24th. Appropriately titled “Love Is,” the song is about “the balance you face when turning your experiences into art and the line you cross when realizing you are a participant in someone else’s story as much as they are in yours, especially in a history of music where women’s contributions have been routinely overshadowed or villainized in comparison to their male partners,” according to bassist Claire England, who wrote and sings lead vocals on the track. Stream “Love Is” below.