For a young band on the first steps of their career, there can be nothing better than receiving accolades and support from those that have ‘made it’.
Take The Tweens for instance. On the recommendation of Cincinnati record shop owner, Jim Blaze (Shake It Records), none other than Kim Deal booked them for a gig and liked them so much took them on tour all over the East and West Coast of America. This was soon followed by an invitation from The Breeders to open for them on their US tour. Not bad for a bunch of youngsters who only formed in 2012.
Taking influence from San Francisco Bay Area punks The Donnas, and The Trashwomen, Tweens sound is that of the badly behaved, bubblegum snapping, leather jacket wearing arrogance that you just have to love. It’s fun, mean and spunky.
Here’s a taste of what to expect.
Tweens are Bridget Battle on vocals and guitar, Peyton Copes on bass and Jerri Queen on drums. Their self-titled debut LP is set for release on April 7th in the UK and a day later in the US, via Frenchkiss Records. Order your copy by clicking HERE
- Bored in this City
- Be Mean
- Rattle + Rollin’
- Don’t Wait Up
- Hardcore Boy
- Want U
- Star Studder
April Tour dates:
Apr. 01 Brillobox – Pittsburgh, PA
Apr. 02 The Gold Bar – Baltimore, MD
Apr. 03 Death By Audio – Brooklyn, NY
Apr. 05 The Low Beat – Albany, NY
Apr. 06 O’Brien’s – Cambridge, MA
Apr. 07 Cabaret Playhouse – Montreal, QC
Apr. 08 The Silver Dollar – Toronto, ON
Apr. 09 The Lager House – Detroit, MI
Apr. 10 Schubas Tavern – Chicago, IL
May. 29 – Jun. 1 Nelsonville Music Festival – Nelsonville, OH