AJJ Share New Single “Candles of Love”

AJJ share new single "Candles of Love"
AJJ photo by Kyle Dehn

AJJ will release their new album Disposable Everything, on May 26th, their debut for Hopeless Records, ahead of the album’w arrival they share “Candles of Love,” which frontman Sean Bonnette says is “was plucked out of my personal life and thrown on stage by a dear friend. It’s about a wedding present.” The song’s offbeat romanticism offers a quintessentially AJJ-esque vision of the world.

Over the past couple of years, the band have toured with Joyce Manor, Against Me!, ROAR, Jeff Rosenstock, Kimya Dawson, and numerous festivals, additionally they have have confirmed their first run of dates in support of Disposable Everything starting with a Spring tour supporting The Front Bottoms followed by a headline tour with Oceanator. Just announced, alongside the tour they’ll be performing a run of intimate, acoustic in-store performances.

The group includes Sean Bonnette (guitar/vox), Ben Gallaty (bass), Preston Bryant (guitar/keys), Mark Glick (cello) and Kevin Higuchi (drums). They recorded Disposable Everything last year and it marks the first time the band went into the studio as a five-piece. “A large part of this album is the terrible thing I’ve been imagining finally happened,” singer Sean Bonnette explains. “A big theme is my mom’s death, which is something I think everyone lives in terror of. But once it happens and you’re still alive, you figure out how to move on. It is, in some weird way, our happiest record.”

Disposable Everything
Hopeless Records

01 Strawberry (Probably)
02 Dissonance
03 Moon Valley High
04 Death Machine
05 White Ghosts
06 Disposable Everything
07 Sean
08 The Baby Panda
09 A Thought of You
10 Candles of Love
11 I Hate Rock and Roll Again
12 Schadenfreude
13 I Wanna Be Your Dog 2
14 All of My Woulds
15 In the Valley

AJJ 2023 Tour Dates

May 6 – Tucson, AZ @ Zia Speedway^
May 6 – Tempe, AZ @ Zia Records^
May 19 – Portland, ME @ Aura * SOLD OUT
May 20 – Long Island, NY @ The Paramount * SOLD OUT
May 22 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground * SOLD OUT
May 23 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground * SOLD OUT
May 25 – Lafayette, NY @ Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards *
May 26 – New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall * SOLD OUT
May 27 – Philadelphia, PA @ Creep Records^
May 28 – Long Island, NY @ Looney Tunes^
May 29 – New York, NY @ Rough Trade^
May 30 – Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom #
May 31 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall #
June 1 – Providence, RI @ Fete Music Hall #
June 3 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair #
June 4 – Woodstock, NY @ Colony #
June 6 – Harrisburg, PA @ HMAC #
June 7 – Rehoboth, DE @ Dogfish Head (AJJ Only)
June 8 – Richmond, VA @ Broadberry #
June 9 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer #
June 10 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club #

* = support for The Front Bottoms
# = w/ Oceanator & Gladie
^AJJ acoustic

Pre-order Disposable Everything by AJJ HERE


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