Pretty Sick Share New Single “Heaven”

Pretty Sick Share New Single "Heaven"
Pretty Sick Share New Single "Heaven"

London-based, New York City-rooted band Pretty Sick shares “Heaven,” the third single off their debut album Makes Me Sick Makes Me Smile, available September 30th via Dirty Hit. The new song follows the lead single “Human Condition,” which arrived with a Frank Lebon-directed surreal video, and “Black Tar,” which came alongside w visuals directed by Fuentes and Ophelia Horto establishing a voyeuristic theme throughout the visuals. Fuentes on bass, Pretty Sick is Sabrina Fuentes on vocals and bass, guitarist Orazio Argentero, who also plays in South London experimental outfit Paddywak, and drummer Ava Kaufman.

Pretty Sick will embark on their headline tour across North America this fall. The 21-date run will begin in Denver on October 28th with stops in Chicago, Portland, Los Angeles (which sold out in less than 24 hours), Austin and Washington, D.C. before wrapping up in New York City on November 21st. Prior to the US dates, Pretty Sick will be supporting beabadoobee across her UK and Ireland tour this October.

Makes Me Sick Makes Me Smile contemplates the complex ties of finding a home within a scene. Fuentes grew up in Manhattan, and assumed she’d carry on working after various fashion internships at VFILES and Helmut Lang, until she had a life-changing conversation at a dinner party where an acquaintance pulled her aside and was adamant she get out. Across the 12 tracks, Fuentes grapples with her claustrophobic surroundings, and the idea that the environment you exist in can be a matter of life or death. Chock full of flashbacks to anxiety and the warped sense of realism that comes from teetering on the precipice, Fuentes recalls toxic relationships, power imbalances and a myriad of dangerous situations that she notes, “still keep me up at night.”

Pretty Sick
Makes Me Sick Makes Me Smile
Dirty Hit
September 30th 2022

1. Yeah You
2. Drunk
3. Human Condition
4. Sober
5. Heaven
6. Black Tar
7. Bound
8. Lilith Song
9. Dirty
10. Self Fulfilling Prophecy
11. Saturn Return
12. PCP

Pretty Sick 2022 Live Dates

10/4 – Dublin, Ireland @ Olympia Theatre*
10/5 – Belfast, UK @ Ulster Hall*
10/7 – Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy Bristol*
10/8 – Norwich, UK @ University of East Anglia Union – The Nick Rayns LCR*
10/10 – Nottingham, UL @ Rock City*
10/11 – Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK @ O2 Academy Newcastle*
10/13 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy*
10/14 – Sheffield, UK @ Foundry*
10/15 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland Ballroom*
10/17 – Brighton, UK @ Chalk*
10/18 – Southhampton, UK @ Engine Rooms*
10/19 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton*
10/24 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
10/25 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern
10/26 – Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
10/28 – Denver, CO @ Lost Lake
10/29 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
10/31 – Portland, OR @ Polaris Hall
11/1 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile – Madame Lou’s
11/3 – San Francisco, CA @ Bottom Of Th Hill
11/5 – Los Angeles, CA @ Moroccan Lounge
11/6 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
11/8 – Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
11/10 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk
11/11 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
11/12 – Denton, TX @ Andy’s Bar & Grill
11/14 – Nashville, TN @ Third Man Records – Blue Room
11/15 – Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
11/17 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
11/18 – Washington, DC @ DC9
11/19 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
11/20 – Philadelphia, PA @ PhilaMOCA
11/21 – New York, NY @ The Bowery Ballroom

*=supporting beabadoobee

Pre-order Makes Me Sick Makes Me Smile by Pretty Sick HERE