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Philly swingin’ alt rock’n’rollers SHEER MAG streaming new track; new recording coming next month; European dates announced

SHEER MAG by Marie Lin
Philadelphia rock’n’roll act SHEER MAG have premiered a new tune called “Just Can’t Get Enough”, coming from their debut record Need to Feel Your Love, slated for a July 14 release via Wilsuns RC, a highly anticipated follow-up to their acclaimed trilogy of EPs! Listen and see the official word explaining the concept of this love offering below.

Photo by Marie Lin


When I’m miles away
Take me into your arms
I’m bound to stray
Where the headlights meet the dawn
But I got you on lock
Even when we’re in apogee
You’re the only thing that i need

My head’s spinnin’ from your love
and I just can’t get enough

When I blink my eyes
It’s written there in the stars
In grocery aisles
In the shade of a smoky bar
When the light comes slow
Don’t hang your head in defeat
Cause as far as i know
I ain’t never seen nothin’ so sweet
You’re the only thing that I need

I wanna run to you baby
I don’t wanna take too long
I get dizzy with you honey
Cause you keep me spinnin’ on

European Summer dates:

Saturday 15th July – Copenhagen Fest, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sunday 16th July – Frau Heidi, Hamburg, Germany
Tuesday 18th July – Vera, Groningen, Netherlands
Wednesday 19th July – Het Bos, Antwerp, Belgium
Thursday 20th July – Islington Assembly Hall, London
Friday 21st July – The Lughole, Sheffield
Saturday 22nd July – Mono, Glasgow
Sunday 23rd July – The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Tuesday 25th July – Olympic Cafe, Paris, France
Thursday 27th July – Hani Bi, Marina di Ravenna, Italy
Saturday 29th July –  Disintergrate Your Ignorance Fest, Treviso
Sunday 30th July – Channel Zero, Lubiana, Slovenia
Monday 31st July – Venster, Vienna, Austria
Tuesday 1st August – Kafe Kult, Munich
Wednesday 2nd August – Juz, Mannheim, Germany
Saturday 5th August – OEF Fest, Katowice, Poland
Sunday 6th August – SO36, Berlin, Germany

More about SHEER MAG:

A tear in the firmament.
Beyond the noxious haze of our national nightmare – as structures of social justice and global progress topple in our midst – there lies a faint but undeniable glow in the distance.
What is it?

Like so many before us we are drawn to the beacon. But only by the bootstraps of our indignation do we go so boldly into the dark to find it.
And so SHEER MAG has let the sparks fly since their outset, with an axe to grind against all that clouds the way. A caustic war cry, seething in solidarity with all those that suffer the brunt of ignorance and injustice in an imbalanced system.

Both brazen and discrete, loud yet precise, familiar but never quite like this – SHEER MAG crept up from Philadelphia cloaked in bold insignia to channel our social and political moment with grit and groove. Cautious but full of purpose.

What is it?
By making a music both painfully urgent and spiritually timeworn, SHEER MAG speak to a modern pain: to a people that too feel their flame on the verge of being extinguished, yet choose to burn a bit brighter in spite of that threat.

With their debut LP, the cloak has been lifted. It is time to reclaim something that has been taken from us. Here the band rolls up their sleeves, takes to the streets, and demands recompense for a tradition of inequity that’s poisoned our world.

However, it is in our ability to love – our primal human right to give and receive love – that the damage of such toxicity is newly explored.
Love is a choice we make. We ought not obscure, neglect, or deny that choice.
Through the tumult and the pain, the camaraderie and the cause, the band continues to burn a path into that great beyond.

But where are we headed?
On NEED TO FEEL YOUR LOVE, they makes their first full-length declaration of light seen just beyond our darkness. Spoken plainly, without shame: It is love.
This – is SHEER MAG.

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