Miniature Tigers- NEW tour dates, Win MtvU’s The Freshman, Added to MTV2’s Subterranean

MINIATURE TIGERS have just won MtvU’s The Freshman for their hysterical video for Cannibal Queen
Make sure that you take a moment to check it out HERE!
The video has all been added to Mtv2’s Subterranean playlist.

They just wrapped up their winter tours with Ben Folds, Bishop Allen and Dear & The Headlights, Miniature Tigers are out on the road on a coast to coast tour with Kevin Devine.
More tour dates added!

Their debut album “Tell it to the Volcano” out now on Modern Art Records.
The new album comes on the heels of their two EP’s and stellar nods from press at CMJ ’08.

ALTERNATIVE PRESS: FOUR AND 1/2 STARS
“Staking their claim on the quirkier side of indie pop…..the sounds suggests a loopier
Ben Kweller sitting in with the Flaming Lips”

Death and Taxes
“The wonderful Miniature Tigers can’t stay off the road.”

Spin:
The Nine Hottest New Bands Playing CMJ 2008
Recommended if you like….Fountains of Wayne (pre-“Stacy’s Mom”, the Shins and Weezer
Why it Rocks: Clever, intelligent pop songs come in bunches from this budding outfit, particularly the unshakable “Cannibal Queen””

KCRW:
Top 10 best bands of CMJ

Illinois Entertainer:
“Miniature Tigers the band, whose Tell It To The Volcano (Modern Art) packs plenty of
power in its tightly wound power pop packets.”

Relix:
“The unabridged Tell it to the Volcano is quintessential listening for aimless drives on coastal highways.”

Death and Taxes:
“Miniature Tigers couldn’t have have arrived at a better time. Tell It To The Volcano boasts a collection of well-crafted pop songs, free of pretention and often sun from the perspective of a quirky, lovelorn troubadour.”

Popmatters:
“Tell it to the Volcano is filled with the tunes that lodge instantly in your brain and have you singing along before the songs are even finished…This is fun stuff”

Sentimentalist:
“Miniature Tigers play stripped-down, simple pop that sounds like summertime nostalgia, warm, comfortable, and fun.”

My Old Kentucky Blog:
“Miniature Tigers play pop music with that earnest emotion (my heart is surely broken and it’s all your fault!) that Margot [& The Nuclear So & Sos] brings and blends it with the more upbeat poppy good time sound and solid melodies that Spinto Band always comes with.”

Phillyist:
“Tell It To The Volcano is full of great hooks and sharp lyrics and has given rise to a pretty fun video for it’s first single…Miniature Tigers execute fun and familiar, and do it well which is just fine by us ”

TOUR DATES:
5.20 – Hawthorne Theatre-  Portland, Oregon
5.21 – Chop Suey-  Seattle, Washington
5.23-  Kilby Court-  Salt Lake City, Utah
5.24- Marquis Theatre –  Denver, Colorado
5.26- Jackpot Saloon-  Lawrence, Kansas
5.27 – Picador-  Iowa City, Iowa
5.28 -Triple Rock-  Minneapolis, Minnesota
5.29-  Schuba’s-  Chicago, Illinois
5.30 – Mac’s Bar-  Lansing, Michigan
5.31- Grog Shop –  Cleveland, Ohio
6.2 – Mohawk Place-  Buffalo, New York
6.3 – El Mocambo-  Toronto, Ontario
6.4 – Altar-  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
6.5 – Webster Underground-  Hartford, Connecticut
6.6 – TT The Bear’s-  Cambridge, Massachusetts
6.7 – Music Hall of Williamsburg-  Brooklyn, New York
6.9 – The Basement – Columbus, OH
6.10 – Radio Radio – Indianapolis, IN
6.11 – Sticky Fingerz – Little Rock, AR
6.12 – Spanish Moon – Baton Rouge, LA
6.14 – The Creative Incubator – McAllen, TX

For More Information Contact- Christen Thomas @ Daffodil Publicity- christen@daffodilpublicity.com

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