“So Tired” Nap Eyes

"So Tired" by Nap Eyes, is Northern Transmissions 'Song of the Day'
"So Tired" by Nap Eyes

Nap Eyes will release their new album, Snapshot of a Beginner, on March 27th via Jagjaguwar/Royal Mountain, in partnership with Paradise of Bachelors. Today the group have dropped another taste of the album, with “So Tired.” The song follows lead single “Mark Zuckerberg.” “So Tired” was written in an improvised recording session before being fleshed out by the band. Frontman Nigel Chapman, who addresses himself in the second person at the beginning of the song, explains the track further:

“The ‘So Tired’ refrain marks a slight shift in perspective and its meaning is twofold. For one, I get frustrated sometimes by what the world seems to require for success at a given task (for example, polished songwriting, coherent and understandable communication), so part of this is just me venting on this subject. Sometimes I would rather flow with free writing than try to box songs into rehearsed, many-times-repeated containers.

Second, at times I find myself wishing people would not hold so many preconceptions about the things in this world a given person might try to communicate. Most of us, myself included, usually assume we already know a lot – even about things we’ve spent very little time thinking about – and because of this attitude, people are often predisposed to misunderstand new ideas, even when they’re communicated in straightforward and coherent ways. But there’s no doubt, an idea won’t ever get through until there’s someone around to listen to it.”

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Tour Dates

Nap Eyes Tour Dates:
Wed. March 4 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House %
Thu. March 5 – Montreal, QC @ Theatre Fairmount %
Fri. March 6 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair %
Sat. March 7 – New York, NY @ Brooklyn Steel %
Sun. March 8 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts %
Mon. March 9 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat %
Wed. March 11 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle %
Thu. March 12 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West %
Fri. March 13 – Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge %
Sat. March 14 – St. Louis, MO @ Blueberry Hill %
Sun. March 15 – Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room %
Mon. March 16 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater %
Tue. March 17 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge %
Thu. March 19 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos %
Fri. March 20 – Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre %
Sun. March 22 – Victoria, BC @ Lucky Bar
Wed. March 25 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
Fri. March 27 – San Francisco, CA @ Cafe Du Nord
Sat. March 28 – Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Bar
Sun. March 29 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
Mon. March 30 – Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
Wed. April 1 – Austin, TX @ Barracuda
Thu. April 2 – Dallas, TX @ Three Links
Sat. April 4 – Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
Sun. April 5 – Urbana, IL @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Mon. April 6 – Columbus, OH @ Rumba Cafe
Wed. April 15 – London, UK @ The Moth Club
Thu. April 16 – Liverpool, UK @ Leaf
Fri. April 17 – Glasgow, UK @ The Hug and Pint
Sat. April 18 – Leeds, UK @ Hyde Park Book Club
Sun. April 19 – Birmingham, UK @ Hare and Hounds
Mon. April 20 – Brighton, UK @ The Hope & Ruin
Wed. April 22 – Paris, FR @ Le Point Ephemere
Thu. April 23 – Brussels, BE @ Volta
Fri. April 24 – Rotterdam, NL @ V11
Sat. April 25 – Utrecht, NL @ Ekko
Thu. Aug. 20-Sun. Aug. 23 – Libanus, UK @ Green Man

% = w/ Destroyer