Here’s the official statement:
The album is available on digital and 12″ formats, with the latter being limited to 500 on translucent orange vinyl. As a special bonus, anyone who purchases the LP from the label will receive a free digital download of The Scutches 2007 debut full-length, Vinny Gets A Job. For more information, go here.
To celebrate the album’s release, Bright & Barrow and The Scutches have teamed up with Punknews.org to launch an exclusive full-length stream.
In related news, on June 14th, The Scutches will begin a tour in support of Ten Songs, Ten Years. The ten-day trek kicks off with the record release show at Lulu’s in Brooklyn and covers Montreal, Chicago and Philly, as well as a few other Midwest and East Coast shows. It’s also worth noting that the band will be opening for Teenage Bottlerocket, Nothington and Masked Intruder in NYC on August 22nd.
Influenced by the likes of pop-punk heavyweights such as The Queers and The Methadones – not to mention the sweet sounds of legends like Buddy Holly and Richie Valens – The Scutches has been the primary songwriting vehicle for Vincenzo Hoffer (guitar, bass, vocals) and Rich da Silva (drums, backup vocals) over the course of the last decade. Ten Songs, Ten Years is an virtual pop-punk classic in every way; from the instantly memorable choruses and undeniably infectious harmonies to the propulsive rhythm section that pushes along the blissful power-chord buzz of the guitars. The lyrics cover standard themes of love and heartbreak and just about everything in between, but Hoffer’s clever songwriting is delivered with just the right combination of sincerity and bite, keeping things interesting and fun throughout the album’s 26 minute run time. There’s nothing complicated about Ten Songs, Ten Years but that won’t keep this pop-punk gem it from finding a permanent spot in your collection next to other great records from the genre’s forefathers and contemporaries alike.
JUN 14 – Brooklyn, NY @ Lulu’s / Record Release Show w/ The Unlovables, Science Police, The Hellstroms
JUN 15 – Montreal, QC @ L’escogriffe
JUN 16 – Montreal, QC @ L’inspecteur Epingle
JUN 17 – Hamtrack, MI @ New Dodge Lounge
JUN 18 – Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge
JUN 19 – Chicago, IL @ Liars Club
JUN 20 – Lima, OH @ Avalon Bar
JUN 21 – Gettysburg, PA @ Moose Park
JUN 22 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Farm
JUN 23 – Philadelphia, PA @ TBA
JUN 24 – Governors Island, NY @ Punk Island
AUG 22 – New York, NY @ Santos Party House w/ Teenage Bottlerocket, Nothington, Masked Intruder
– Ten Songs, Ten Years should be a staple of your summer soundtrack. – Jersey Beat
– A pop-punk tour de force … Ten Songs, Ten Years is a must for any fan of the genre. – Oklahoma Lefty
– A super fun pop-punk record for all of us who love The Mr. T Experience and are excited to know that this style of punk isn’t dead. – CC2K