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Pinegrove Releases 'Alaska' From New Album '11:11'

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The new album will be released January 28.

Pinegrove Releases 'Alaska' From New Album '11:11'

New Jersey-based group Pinegrove announced their new album 11:11 will release on January 28th through Rough Trade Records.

Self-produced with mixing by Chris Walla (Death Cab For Cutie, The Decemberists, Tegan & Sara), 11:11 is the band's fifth studio album following 2020's Marigold. They also shared their lead single "Alaska," a gallop of dense, bracing guitar-fueled rock that lurches out of the gate with tectonic force, boasting hooks at every turn.

Fronted by singer/guitarist Evan Stephens Hall, Pinegrove explore multiple meanings with 11:11, as they have with albums in the past. The title could be taken many different ways. On one hand, the numerals could resemble a row of trees - a nod to the album's recurring theme of climate crisis, but also a playful way of self-titling the record. On the other, the numbers could represent numerology's symbol for chance, coincidence, and synchronicity. They stripe like corduroy, or cornfields, or people shoulder to shoulder. Hall acknowledges it all.

"Calling the record 11:11 should be a heartening statement, though there's certainly a range of emotion across the album," said Hall. "There's much to be angry about right now, and a lot of grief to metabolize. But hopefully, the loudest notes are of unity, collectivity, and community. I want to open a space for people to feel all these things."

Throughout the band's career, their captivating and artfully poetic blend of indie rock, folk and alt-country, along with Hall's earnest, open-hearted vocals and his penchant for writing wry, literate and sometimes introspective lyrics, have endeared them to critics and music fans alike. At the same time, Hall has never shied away from tackling political and socially conscious themes, and as he evolves as an artist, his resolve has only grown stronger, and more purposeful.

Listen to the new single here:

Tour Dates

01/28 - Charleston, SC @ Pour House
01/29 - Orlando, FL @ The Beacham
01/30 - Atlanta, GA @ The Eastern
01/31 - Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
02/02 - New Orleans, LA @ Republic
02/04 - Nashville, TN @ Brooklyn Bowl
02/05 - Louisville, KY @ Headliners
02/07 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Ave
02/09 - Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall
02/11 - Detroit, MI @ Majestic
02/12 - Toronto, ON @ Phoenix
02/14 - Montreal, QC @ L'astral
02/16 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
02/18 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
02/19 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
02/20 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
02/24 - Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theater
02/25 - Richmond, VA @ The National
02/26 - Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
04/04 - Phoenix, AZ @ Nile
04/05 - San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park
04/07 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Novo
04/09 - San Francisco, CA @ The Regency
04/10 - Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
04/12 - Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
04/13 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox
04/15 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Soundwell
04/16 - Denver, CO @ Gothic
04/19 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada
04/21 - Austin, TX @ Stubbs
04/23 - Dallas, TX @ Studio at the Factory
04/24 - Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
05/08 - Dublin, IE @ Button Factory
05/10 - Glasgow, UK @ Queen Margaret Union
05/11 - Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
05/13 - Manchester, UK @ Academy 2 Manchester
05/14 - London, UK @ Roundhouse
05/15 - Bristol, UK @ The Marble Factory
05/17 - Paris, FR @ La Boule Noire
05/18 - Brussels, BE @ AB Club
05/19 - Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso Noord
05/20 - Munster, DE @ Gleis 22
05/22 - Hamburg, DE @ Hafenklang
05/24 - Berlin, DE @ Hole 44
05/25 - Munich, DE @ Hansa 39


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