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"Fat Chance" - We Were Promised Jetpacks

This Saturday I'm sharing some fun, uplifting rock that echoes back to a more youthful time with Scottish band We Were Promised Jetpacks' new song "Fat Chance." The song is about overcoming odds in your path, and the sort of sweet realization that you can actually overcome said odds. In all frankness for me it's a very appropriate choice today. :D 

The band's new album, "Enjoy the View," is slated to arrive September 10th, on the Big Scary Monsters label. Like many artists releasing music right about now, the album was written during the height of last year's COVID shutdown. As the lead singer of the band Adam Thompson explained, "So from March to June we sent each other ideas remotely and collaborated that way. I was so glad to have had a project to focus on when proper lockdown hit. When we were finally able to get into our practice space in July and write together in one room like we normally do, this song appeared pretty quickly." 

We Were Promised Jetpacks will also be touring the United States and Canada late this year and early next year in support of "Enjoy the View." Below are tour dates (their 2022 dates start in Phoenix at the Rebel Lounge): 

November 2021

11.13 - Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom

11.14 - Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live

11.15 - Richmond, VA @ Richmond Music Hall/The Camel

11.17 - Atlanta GA @ Terminal West

11.18 - Durham, NC @ Motorco

11.19 - Washington, D.C. @ Black Cat

11.20 - Brooklyn NY @ Elsewhere

11.21 - Cambridge, MA @ Sinclair

March / April 2022

03.21 - Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge

03.22 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah

03.24 - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre

03.25 - San Francisco, CA @ The Independent

03.28 -  Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios

03.29 - Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile

03.31 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge

04.01 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater

04.02 - Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room

04.03 - St Paul, MN @ Turf Club

04.04 - Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall

04.06 - Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall

04.07 - Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop

04.08 - Ann Arbor, MI @ Blind Pig

04.09 - Toronto, ON @ Lee's Palace

04.10 - Montreal, QC @ Bar le Ritz


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