Silversun Pickups Preview New Album ‘Physical Thrills’ (Out 8/19) with “Alone on a Hill”

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Los Angeles indie/rock band Silversun Pickups will get back after it on Aug. 19 with Physical Thrills, the group’s studio album.

The set was produced by Butch Vig and was previewed with a pair of songs, most recently “Alone on a Hill”:

“Scared Together” accompanied the album news as the record’s lead single:

Said Silversun Pickups’ Brian Aubert of the new material:

“This record is alive. It sits somewhere in between a collection of songs and an imaginary friend. A friend that from March of 2020 to April of 2021 would not only introduce itself to me but keep me company through that time of intense isolation. A friend that would remind me that in this instance, the whole world was feeling the same way as well. A comforting, playful, sometimes frightened, often delighted friend. A friend that was finally introduced to Butch Vig, once we got vaccinated, and blew through his studio like a tornado made of cotton candy, leaving little pieces of residue everywhere. But most importantly, this friend REALLY doesn’t give a fuck. I know. That sounds brash. I just mean it’s a thing that is truly free. And now, this little living head space no longer visits me. I visit it through this album. I hope you like it. My friend wouldn’t care. Little rascal.”

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The album track listing:

1. Stillness (Way Beyond)
2. Sticks and Stones
3. Hereafter (Way After)
4. Dream at Tempo 050
5. Scared Together
6. Alone on a Hill
7. Hidden Moon
8. System Error
9. Empty Nest
10. Dream at Tempo 310
11. We Won’t Come Out
12. Stay Down (Way Down)
13. Quicksand
14. Dream at Tempo 150

Catch Silversun Pickups on the road in support of the album:

8/3 – Los Angeles, CA at Grammy Museum (Conversation & Performance) SOLD OUT
8/13 – Bellevue, NE at Outlandia Music Festival
8/14 – Wichita, KS at TempleLive Wichita
8/16 – Lawrence, KS at Liberty Hall
8/18 – Aspen, CO at Belly Up
8/19 – Denver, CO at Channel 93.3’s Big Gig
9/28 – San Diego, CA at Observatory North Park*
9/29 – Anaheim, CA at House of Blues*
10/1 – Rancho Mirage, CA at Agua Caliente Casino
10/2 – Ventura, CA at Ventura Theater*
10/3 – Los Angeles, CA at Orpheum Theatre*
10/6 – Oakland, CA at Fox Theatre*
10/7 – Monterey, CA at Golden State Theater*
10/8 – Stateline, NV at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe*
10/9 – Sacramento, CA at Ace of Spades*
10/15 – Fresno, CA at Tioga Sequoia Brewing Company (KFRR radio show)^
11/2 – Boston, MA at House of Blues*
11/4 – New Haven, CT at College Street Music Hall*
11/5 – Montclair, NJ at Wellmont Theater*
11/6 – New York, NY at Webster Hall*
11/8 – Baltimore, MD at Rams Head Live!*
11/9 – Philadelphia, PA at Fillmore*
11/11 – Raleigh, NC at The Ritz*
11/12 – Charlotte, NC at The Fillmore*
11/14 – Orlando, FL at House of Blues*
11/15 – St. Petersburg, FL at Jannus Live*
11/17 – Atlanta, GA at Buckhead Theatre*
11/18 – Nashville, TN at Marathon Music Works*
*“Physical Thrills” Headlining Date w/ support from Eliza & The Delusionals
^“Physical Thrills” Headlining Date Support TBD

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