“Locked Up” Muncie Girls

Exeter’s Muncie Girls release their second album Fixed Ideals at the end of this month and they’ve revealed a third track from the full length. ‘Locked Up’ clocks in at under two minutes in length but addresses a plethora of modern day scourges. Vocalist and guitarist Lande Hekt found herself railing against these aspects of life “that we’re expected to not only accept, but celebrate. It’s kind of depressing really,” she admits, whilst also explaining that it relates to the prison system and claustrophobia.

‘Fixed Ideals’ will be released on 31st August via Specialist Subject Records in the UK & Europe and Buzz Records in North America with Lost Boy Records doing the honors in Australia. The album was produced by Muncie Girls’ longterm collaborator Lewis Johns at The Ranch and mastered by Emily Lazar at The Lodge.

Muncie Girls will follow up the album’s release by hitting the road for an eight-date tour of the UK in September with support from their friends in The Hard Aches. They’ve also just announced a headline tour of the US in November, which will be their first touring experience on the continent, having played several shows at SXSW in 2017.

‘FIXED IDEALS’ UK HEADLINE TOUR:
(with support from The Hard Aches)

Wed 26 Sep Manchester The Deaf Institute
Thu 27 Sep Birmingham The Cuban Embassy
Fri 28 Sep Nottingham Rock City Basement
Sat 29 Sep Newcastle The Think Tank – Underground
Sun 30 Sep Glasgow The Garage – Attic
Mon 1 Oct London Borderline
Tue 2 Oct Norwich The Waterfront
Wed 3 Oct Southampton The Joiners

‘FIXED IDEALS’ EUROPEAN HEADLINE TOUR:
Thu 18 Oct Antwerp Jc Bouckenborgh
Fri 19 Oct Köln Autonomes Zentrum
Sat 20 Oct Fürth Kunstkeller
Sun 21 Oct Regensburg Alte Mälzerei
Mon 22 Oct München Kafe Marat
Tue 23 Oct Stuttgart JuHa West
Thu 25 Oct Hamburg Astra Stube
Fri 26 Oct Braunschweig B58
Sat 27 Oct Berlin Cassiopeia
Tue 30 Oct Wr. Neustadt Triebwerk
Wed 31 Oct Graz Sub

‘FIXED IDEALS’ USA & CANADA HEADLINE TOUR:
Mon 05 Nov New York Elsewhere Zone One
Tue 06 Nov Philadelphia Boot & Saddle
Wed 07 Nov Boston O’Briens
Fri 09 Nov Toronto The Baby G
Sun 11 Nov Chicago Cobra Lounge
Tue 13 Nov Seattle The Funhouse
Wed 14 Nov Portland Hawthorne Theatre Lounge
Sat 17 Nov Los Angeles Bootleg Bar