cherry glazerr announce 'apocalipstick' album and share creepy new music video

The Los Angeles fuzz-pop trio's next effort is going to be just as epic, funny, and feminist as its title suggests.

by Hannah Ongley
31 October 2016, 9:29pm

A lot has happened for Cherry Glazerr and its fearless frontwoman Clementine Creevy since forming out of Los Angeles's Westside High School in 2012. In the four years following the band has released its brilliant debut studio album Haxel Princess via beloved Cali imprint Burger Records, scored videos and parties for Hedi Slimane, and split from Burger to sign with the bigger Secretly Canadian, while Clem herself has dabbled in modeling and acting on Transparent. Today the band announced its second studio album, and its first since signing with Secretly Canadian. Apocalipstick is due out January 20, and according to a statement on Cherry Glazerr's website, is going to be a whole different beast. This is largely due to a post-Haxel Princess lineup shuffle that saw Hannah Uribe and Sean Redman replaced by drummer Tabor Allen and synth magician Sasami Ashworth. "My world was rocked," recalls Clem of the new trio's first jam session. "I'd never played with someone who was technically that good before. It made me think, 'Man I gotta really step my shit up!'" Apparently she's also figuring out how to incorporate Sasami's French horn skills into the new Cherry Glazerr sound. 

Giving a few more clues about what to expect from Apocalipstick, Clem promises all the humor, feminism, fire, and optimism that the title suggests. "Comedy in music is extremely important to me because humor is all we have as human beings," she says. "['Trash People' is] a fun song about how I have dirty fucking habits. It's about being road rats, nasty ass, dirty fuckers. That's how I like to live." Sasami adds that the track "Instagratification' is a tongue-in-cheek musing on selfie culture and the frequency of women being shamed for their posts: "Who the fuck cares? If you wanna post a photo of your pussy go for it! The ultimate white privilege is sweating the small shit, judging people for things that don't matter." 

The band also dropped an extremely Halloween-appropriate music video for its track "Nurse Ratched," which will feature on the new album. It stars Clem as a deranged murderer, and hence contains pretty graphic material. Check it out below along with the Apocalipstick track list and tour dates. 

01 Told You I'd Be With the Guys
02 Trash People
03 Moon Dust
04 Humble Pro
05 Nuclear Bomb
06 Only Kid on the Block
07 Lucid Dream
08 Sip O' Poison
09 Nurse Ratched
10 Instagratification
11 Apocalipstick

Cherry Glazer tour dates:

10/31 London, England — The Shacklewell Arms
12/27 Fresno, CA — Strummers
12/28 Santa Barbara, CA — Velvet Jones12-29 Pomona, CA - Glass House
12/30 San Diego, CA — Irenic
01/15 Washington, DC — DC9
01/16 Philadelphia, PA — PhilaMoca
01/18 New York, NY — Bowery Ballroom
01/20 Boston, MA — Middle East
01/21 Montreal, Quebec — The Ritz
01/24 Toronto, Ontario — Velvet Underground
01/25 Detroit, MI — El Club
01/27 Cleveland, OH — The Grog Shop
01/28 Chicago, IL — Subterranean
01/30 Madison, WI — Rathskeller at U of Wisconsin Madison
01/31 Minneapolis, MN — 7th Street Entry
02/01 Omaha, NE — Slowdown
02/03 Denver, CO — Larimer Lounge
02/04 Salt Lake City, UT — Kilby Court
02/07 Vancouver, British Colombia — The Cobalt
02/08 Seattle, WA — The Crocodile
02/09 Portland, OR — Doug Fir Lounge
02/11 San Francisco, CA — Slim's
02/12 Santa Cruz, CA — The Catalyst
02/16 Los Angeles, CA — Teragram
02/22 Antwerp, Belgium — Trix Bar
02/28 London, England — The Camden Assembly


Text Hannah Ongley
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