Sacrilege! This music doesn’t suck!!!!

The Naked And Famous
Passive Me, Agressive You
Universal Records
Released: March 14th, 2011

Sounds Like: The love child of Nine Inch Nails, Passion Pit, The Knife, MGMT, La Roux, & the best synths the 80s had to offer YET – still somehow still possessing a sound that is all their own due to the combo lead vocalists.

Feels like: The cool water you splash on your face after a long night of drinking bad combo liqueurs, and the perfect egg omelette that takes the sick away. Sweet salty summer cucumber freshness in a bag. Originality in it’s purest form.

Cool Because: They’re Kiwis from New Zealand, and everything from there is elusive and curious to non Kiwis, and because they remain Indie with only a P&D deal with Universal when they could have sold out. The cds plays well at a party, beginning to end, also for three days on end as I recently discovered..

Get on it now: Because you’re truly a couple years late, but can still say you’re ahead of the game and catch them at small venue shows as the tour starts TOMORROW.

Fri 8th Apr 2011 Echoplex Los Angeles, CA
Sat 9th Apr 2011 Echoplex Los Angeles, CA
Sun 10th Apr 2011 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, BC Canada
Mon 11th Apr 2011 Showbox at the Market Seattle, WA
Tue 12th Apr 2011 Wonder Ballroom Portland, OR
Thu 14th Apr 2011 Great American Music Hall San Francisco, CA
Fri 15th Apr 2011 House of Blues San Diego, CA
Tue 19th Apr 2011 Fitzgerald’s Houston, TX
Wed 20th Apr 2011 Granada Theatre Dallas, TX
Thu 21st Apr 2011 La Zona Rosa Austin, TX
Fri 22nd Apr 2011 The Beaumont Club Kansas City, MO
Sat 23rd Apr 2011 Firebird St Louis, MO United States
Mon 25th Apr 2011 Turner Hall Milwaukee, WI
Tue 26th Apr 2011 Metro Chicago, IL
Wed 27th Apr 2011 Outland Live Columbus, OH
Fri 29th Apr 2011 Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, OH
Sat 30th Apr 2011 Phoenix Concert Theatre Toronto, ON Canada
Sun 1st May 2011 Le National Montreal, QC Canada
Mon 2nd May 2011 Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA
Wed 4th May 2011 Terminal 5 New York, NY
Thu 5th May 2011 Theater of the Living Arts Philadelphia, PA
Fri 6th May 2011 9:30 Club Washington, DC
Sat 7th May 2011 Ottobar Baltimore, MD
Sun 8th May 2011 The Met Providence, RI
Sat 14th May 2011 Great Escape Festival Brighton, Brighton United Kingdom
Thu 19th May 2011 O2 Academy 2 Oxford Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Fri 20th May 2011 O2 Shepherds Bush Empire Shepherds Bush, London United Kingdom
Sat 28th May 2011 Dot To Dot Festival Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom
Sun 29th May 2011 Dot To Dot Festival Nottingham, Nottingham United Kingdom
Mon 30th May 2011 Dot To Dot Festival Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom
Fri 3rd Jun 2011 Rock am Ring Festival Nürburgring, Nürburgring Germany
Sun 5th Jun 2011 Rock Im Park Nuremberg, Nuremberg Germany
Fri 10th Jun 2011 Schools Out Festival Notodden, Notodden Norway
Sun 3rd Jul 2011 Wireless Festival London, UK United Kingdom
Fri 8th Jul 2011 Oxegen Festival Punchestown, Ireland Ireland
Thu 14th Jul 2011 Latitude Festival Southwold, Suffolk United Kingdom
Fri 15th Jul 2011 Melt! Ferropolis, Germany
Sat 30th Jul 2011 Fuji Rock Festival Naeba, Japan Japan
Fri 26th Aug 2011 Reading Festival Reading, United Kingdom
Sat 27th Aug 2011 Leeds Festival Leeds, United Kingdom

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