Post-punk band, Heat will release their debut album, Overnight, on January 20, 2017 via The Hand Recordings (CAN) / Topshelf Records (US) / Rallye Records (JP). Today, the band has shared a taste of the new album, with lead-single “Lush”.
Recorded at Montreal’s Breakglass Studio, the recording process was something of a rocky road for the band but the resulting record is a vehement leap forward, and one that looks set to cement Heat’s status as one of Canada’s most formidable exports. Led by the band’s three founding members, Susil Sharma (Vocals, Guitar, Synth), Matthew Fiorentino (Guitar, Synth), and Raphael Bussieres (Bass), Overnight was Co-produced by Alex Newport, who has worked with the likes of Death Cab and At The Drive In
Showcasing the bands shadowy undertones, lead single “Lush” is a heavy-hearted meeting of dark sentiments and inventive instrumentals, while closing track “Chains” offers something altogether more sparkling; a wildly ambitious seven-minute trip that matches Sharma’s slurring, hangover-ridden vocal with colorful washes of spaced-out, guitar-led soundscapes that sits alongside the likes of Preoccupations and DIIV at the forefront of the current alternative scene.
1. City Limits
4. The Unknown
5. Rose De Lima
6. Cold Hard Morning Light
7. Still, Soft
8. Long Time Coming
Heat have also announced a Canadian tour. All dates below.
11.19.16 – Montreal, QC @ Matah Hari, M for Montreal
02.02.17 – Montreal, QC @ Ritz PDB
02.04.17 – Quebec, QC @ L’Anti
02.08.17 – Ottawa, ON @ Dominion Tavern
02.09.17 – Toronto, ON @ Baby G
02.10.17 – London, ON @ NZK Palace
02.11.17 – Guelph, ON @ Hillside Inside Festival
02.12.17 – Hamilton, ON @ Casbah
02.24.17 – Sherbrooke, QC @ La Petite Boite Noire
03.04.17 – Saint-Hyacinthe, QC @ Zaricot
03.14.17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
03.15.17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
03.16.17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
03.17.17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
03.18.17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
03.19.17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
04.18.17 – St John, NB @ Callahans Pub
04.19.17 – Sackville, NB @ Thunder & Lightning
04.20.17 – Halifax, NS @ Seahorse Tavern
04.21.17 – Fredericton, NB @ Flourish Festival
04.22.17 – Moncton, NB @ Claude’s House
Overnight will be released on January 20th 2017, via The Hand Recordings (CAN) / Topshelf Records (US) / Rallye Records (JP).