Alvvays Debut New Single “Belinda Says”

Alvvays have shared two new singles “Belinda Says” and “Very Online Guy.” Both tracks are off their album Blue Rev, out October 7, 2022
Alvvays have shared two new singles “Belinda Says” and “Very Online Guy"

Alvvays have shared two new singles “Belinda Says” and “Very Online Guy.” Both tracks are off their full-length Blue Rev, which drops on October 7, 2022 via Polyvinyl Records. “Belinda Says” pays homage to pop icon Belinda Carlisle referencing her iconic 1980’s hit “Heaven Is A Place On Earth.” The song, whose lyrics reference the album title (“blue rev behind the rink”).

Alvvays are gifting us with a double song release showing the depth of Blue Rev by also releasing “Very Online Guy.” The song, which touches on internet ‘reply guys,’ is lyrically one of the most tongue-in-cheek yet from Molly Rankin’s whip-smart treasure trove of lyrics. Rankin and Alec O’Hanley have also put on their director hats, teaming up with director and media artist Colby Richardson to make the video for “Very Online Guy.” The video was filmed with an old Handycam and the results are an analogue fantasy land.

The band had this to say about the songs: “Two new lambs for the cultural volcano! One more sweet slurp of alcopop dedicated to the girls wiping tables called ‘Belinda Says’ and the dial-up electronic dream ‘Very Online Guy.’

We painted and shot the Belinda Says video in our living room. We directed a mosaic-mode vid for ‘V.O.G’. with our video guru friend Colby. This was easily the funnest thing we’ve ever shot. Enjoy our clunky low-bit collage of aliased key clacking and step-dance scramble on your CRTs.”

Alvvays
Blue Rev
Tracklisting
Polyvinyl Records

Pharmacist
Easy On Your Own?
After The Earthquake
Tom Verlaine
Pressed
Many Mirrors
Very Online Guy
Velveteen
Tile By Tile
Pomeranian Spinster
Belinda Says
Bored in Bristol
Lottery Noises
Fourth Figure

Alvvays 2022 World Tour Dates:

10/2 – Glasgow, UK @ Saint Luke’s [SOLD OUT]
10/3 – Manchester, UK @ Gorilla [SOLD OUT]
10/5 – Birmingham, UK @ O2 Institute2 [SOLD OUT]
10/6 – Leeds, UK @ Belgrave Music Hall [SOLD OUT]
10/7 – London, UK @ Islington Assembly Hall [SOLD OUT]
10/14 – Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre $
10/15 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Ave. $
10/18 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot $
10/19 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory $
10/20 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom $
10/21 – Eugene, OR @ McDonald Theatre $
10/22 – Seattle, WA @ The Moore Theatre $
10/24 – Arcata, CA @ Arcata Theatre Lounge $
10/26 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore $
10/27 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore $
10/28 – Pomona, CA – Glass House $ [Just Added)
10/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern $
10/30 – San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park $ [SOLD OUT]
11/02 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater $
11/04 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall – Downstairs $
11/05 – Dallas, TX @ The Studio at The Factory $
11/07 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse $
11/08 – Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works $
11/09 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel $
11/11 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club $ [SOLD OUT]
11/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Franklin Music Hall $
11/15 – New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall $
11/16 – New York, NY @ Kings Theater $
11/18 – Boston, MA @ Roadrunner $

$ w/ Slow Pulp

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