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Hey Marseilles – Eyes On You

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Seattle-based indies Hey Marseilles have been hard at work for last two years working on their third studio album, the upcoming self-titled, Hey Marseilles, out February 5th. Not content to rest on their past successes, the band embarked toward a bold future with Grammy Award winning producer Anthony Kilhoffer. The LA A-lister — who has worked with Kanye West, John Legend, and Jay Z — jumped at the chance to work with the band, excited for the new directions to which they would push each other.

In a contemporary “laptop producer” driven world. Hey Marseilles is a Buckminster Fuller Geodesic Dome of music, with each member supporting and inspiring each other. One piece removed, it will crumble. – Anthony Kilhoffer

Something must also be said for the self-titled nature of album #3. I particularly like when a band, wise in there years, chooses a later-day album to self title. Often symbolizing a reset, a new beginning — nothing so dramatic as to replace band members — but a distinct line in the sand the changes the band’s vision going forward. (See Jukebox The Ghost’s self-titled 2014 release, on which they also worked with Kanye West’s Grammy Winning producing team – I’m sensing a pattern here…Yup, I’m ok with it.)

The video for the album’s opener “Eyes On You” is also distinctive in it’s own right. Directed by renowned photographer and director Charlie Schuck, it is an examination on the individual spirit and a celebration of creative thinking, capturing the band’s own balance of harmony and texture.

Check out the new video below as well as upcoming tour dates.

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Jan 28 – High Noon Saloon Madison, WI
Jan 29 – Lincoln Hall Chicago, IL
Jan 30 – High Dive Champaign, IL
Feb 03 – The Drake Hotel Toronto, ON
Feb 04 – The Linda Albany, NY
Feb 05 – The Sinclair Cambridge, MA
Feb 06 – Iron Horse Music Hall Northampton, MA
Feb 09 – Rough Trade Brooklyn, NY
Feb 10 – Johnny Brenda’s Philadelphia, PA
Feb 12 – U Street Music Hall Washington, DC
Feb 13 – Cat’s Cradle Carrboro, NC
Feb 16 – The Earl Atlanta, GA
Feb 17 – Exit/In Nashville, TN
Feb 18 – The Hi-Fi Indianapolis, IN
Feb 19 – Off Broadway Saint Louis, MO
Feb 20 – The Riot Room Kansas City, MO
Feb 21 – The Slowdown Omaha, NE
Mar 04 – The Media Club Vancouver, BC
Mar 08 – Main Street Studios Walla Walla, WA
Mar 09 – Neurolux Lounge Boise, ID
Mar 10 – The State Room Salt Lake City, UT
Mar 11 – Larimer Lounge Denver, CO
Mar 12 – Ivywild School Colorado Springs, CO
Mar 15 – Club Dada Dallas, TX
Mar 17 – SXSW Austin, TX
Mar 18 – SXSW Austin, TX
Mar 19 – SXSW Austin, TX
Mar 22 – The Rebel Lounge Phoenix, AZ
Mar 25 – The Echo Los Angeles, CA
Mar 29 – The Independent San Francisco, CA
Mar 31 – Wonder Ballroom Portland, OR
Apr 02 – The Showbox at The Market Seattle, WA

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