Christine and the Queens Debuts “Tears can be so soft”

Christine and the Queens release new single “Tears can be so soft,” from his forthcoming album PARANOÏA, ANGELS, TRUE LOVE, out June 9th
Christine and the Queens Photo Credit: Jasa Muller

Christine and the Queens release new single “Tears can be so soft,” from his forthcoming album PARANOÏA, ANGELS, TRUE LOVE, out June 9th via Because Music. In the accompanying music video for “Tears can be so soft,” Chris moves through the streets of Los Angeles, completely immersed in the rhythm of the track. The video is an ode to creativity and self-expression. The track follows the album’s debut single “To be honest”

Christine and the Queens recently performed two electrifying sets at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and a sold-out show at The Fonda Theater in Los Angeles. Christine and the Queens are in the midst of an international tour which includes headlining shows in cities like San Francisco and London as well as festivals like Primavera in Barcelona and Madrid, Roskilde in Denmark and C6 Fest in Brazil.

On the inspiration behind the single, Chris says: “Tears can be so soft was born out of the marriage of a Marvin Gaye sample that caught my attention, this intoxicating, elegant, almost poised in its melancholy string arrangement.” Chris wanted a sound that would create “this deep sense of almost womb-like, hypnotic space where the voice could soar in its loneliness,” an “interplay between the suffering that motivates tears and the gentle healing effect they can have.”

PARANOÏA, ANGELS, TRUE LOVE is written, performed, and produced by Christine and the Queens, with co-production by Mike Dean (Lana Del Rey, Beyonce). The album will feature guest appearances from Madonna and 070 Shake.

Christine and the Queens 2023 Tour Dates

5/19 – São Paulo, Brazil @ C6 Fest, Ibirapuera Park
5/28 – Saint-Brieuc, France @ Art Rock
6/02 – Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Barcelona
6/06 – Lyon, FR @ Nuits de Fourvière
6/09 – Madrid, Spain @ Primavera Madrid
6/11 – Hilvarenbeek, NL @ Best Kept Secret Festival
6/17-18 – London, UK @ Meltdown Festival
6/24 – Somerset, UK @ Glastonbury Festival
6/28 – Gdynia, Poland @ Open’er Festival
6/30 – Roskilde, DK @ Roskilde Festival
7/02 – Werchter, BE @ Rock Werchter Festival
7/05 – Montreux, CH @ Montreux Jazz Festival
7/06 – Luxembourg @ Neumünster Abbey
7/08 – Montreal, CA @ Montreal Jazz Festival
7/11 – Québec, CA @ Festival d’Été de Québec
8/05 – Cornbury Park, UK @ Wilderness Festival
8/11 – Gothenburg, SE @ Way Out West
8/13 – Helsinki, FI @ Flow Festival
8/18 – Charleville-Mézières, FR @ Cabaret Vert
8/25 – Paris, France @ Rock en Seine
8/27 – Torino, IT @ Todays Festival
9/6 – Birmingham, UK @ Symphony Hall
9/7 – Manchester, UK @ Academy
9/8 – Edinburgh, UK @ Usher Hall
9/10 – Dublin, IE @ 3Olympia Theatre
9/12 – Bruxelles, BE @ Cirque Royal
9/13 – Zurich, CH @ Unique Moments Landesmuseum
9/14 – Berlin, DE @ Verti Music Hall
9/16 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega
9/17 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene
11/17 – Utrecht, NL @ TivoliVredenburg
11/20 – Lyon, FR @ Le Radiant
11/21 – Toulouse, FR @ Le Bikini
11/23 – Marseille, FR @ Le Silo
11/25 – Lille, FR @ L’Aeronef



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