“Gr8 Timing!” By fanclubwallet
fanclubwallet is the project of singer/songwriter Hannah Judge, her album You Have Got To Be Kidding Me, drops on May 20, 2022 via AWAL, ahead of the release she has shared the single, “Gr8 Timing!” The album is about growing pains and turbulence. It’s about deciding what you want to put up with, and what you don’t want to put up with.
Judge, who is now 22, started writing these songs two years ago, at the start of the pandemic. She had just broken up with her boyfriend, dropped out of university, and moved back home to live with her parents in Ottawa. Back at home, her goal was to work on comics (in addition to being a musician, Judge is a visual artist). Along the way, she started writing songs. She got more and more serious about it, enlisting a childhood friend to help produce, Michael Watson. She began to piece together the record’s 12 songs, thinking about how to grow up and embrace feeling crazy, feeling real. “I think I spend a lot of time trying to be like the cool, chill, calm girl,” says Judge. “This album’s kind of me being like, maybe I’m not cool, calm, and collected.”
Watson and Judge craft formidable, slightly off the chain rock songs. To finish the album, Judge received a grant that allowed the two to travel to Port William Sound, a recording studio in a remote part of Ontario. They’d spend 10 hour days recording, putting the final touches on the record in a place without distractions.
You Have Got To Be Kidding Me
1. Solid Ground
2. Gr8 Timing!
3. Fell Through
5. Trying to Be Nice
7. Go Out
8. That I Won’t Do
9. National TV
10. Coming Over
12. You Have Got To Be Kidding Me
fanclubwallet 2022 Tour Dates
Wed. Mar. 16 – Austin, TX @ Swan Dive – POP Montreal (SXSW)
Fri. Mar. 18 – Austin, TX @ Austin, TX @ Swan Dive Patio – The Line Of Best Fit (SXSW)
Thu. Mar. 24 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge *
Fri. Mar. 25 – Washington, DC @ DC9 *
Sat. Mar. 26 – Boston, MA @ Café 939 *
Wed. Mar. 30 – Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen *
Fri. June 17 – Dallas, TX @ Deep Ellum Art Co ^
Sat. June 18 – Austin, TX @ Empire Control Room & Garage ^
Sun. June 19 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall – Upstairs ^
Tue. June 21 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade – Purgatory ^
Wed. June 22 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement East ^
Sat. June 24 – Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups ^
Sun. June 25 – Detroit, MI @ El Club ^
Mon. June 27 – Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground ^
* with Thomas Headon
^ with Penelope Scott & Yot Club
Pre-order You Have Got To Be Kidding Me by fanclubwallet HERE
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