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Stream Overcoats’ Debut Album ‘Young’ (4/21, Arts & Crafts) Via NPR First Listen

Stream Overcoats' Debut Album 'Young' (4/21, Arts & Crafts) Via NPR First Listen

"It's thrilling to know that one of the best albums of 2017 is made by two of the best friends you'll ever witness on a stage."

Next week, Overcoats will release their debut album ‘YOUNG’ (4/21, Arts & Crafts), and today, NPR First Listen has the early stream of the record. Bob Boilen called 'YOUNG' "one of the best albums of 2017," saying the album is "driven by ambition and passion." Read their full review and listen to the album in its entirety here:

‘YOUNG’ has earned early praise from the New York Times, who compared Overcoats to the Everly Brothers and dubbed their track “Kai’s Song” an “electronic hymn.” The duo just finished up a run of dates with Maggie Rogers and will embark on a headlining tour next week, kicking off with a sold-out, hometown release show at Brooklyn’s Rough Trade on 4/20, followed by a second show at NYC’s Mercury Lounge on 4/21. Watch Overcoats’ “vibrant harmonies and the bountiful dance parties” (Bob Boilen) during their recent NPR Tiny Desk Concert:

Co-produced by Nicolas Vernhes (The War On Drugs, Dirty Projectors) and Autre Ne Veut, ‘YOUNG’ is a story about growing up told through the lens of two women who are wise beyond their years. Hana and JJ started Overcoats while they were college roommates and they co-wrote all twelve songs on ‘YOUNG.’ The two were drawn to each other when they first met as teenagers in 2011, finding connection in a love of diverse musical styles, and forging a closeness that verges on sisterhood. Both members of Overcoats describe the first time hearing each other sing as an epiphany: the harmony of their voices leading to personal, individual discovery.


Apr 20 - Brooklyn, NY - Rough Trade

Apr 21 - New York, NY - Mercury Lounge

Apr 26 - Washington, DC - DC9

Apr 27 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's

Apr 28 - Boston, MA - Cafe 939

Apr 29 - Burlington, VT - Higher Ground

Apr 30 - Montreal, QC - Divan Orange

May 2 – Pontiac, MI – The Pike Room at The Crofoot 

May 3 - Grand Rapids, MI - Calvin College

May 4 – Chicago, IL – Schubas

May 5 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th St Entry

May 6 – Kansas City, MO – Middle of the Map Festival

May 8 - Milwaukee, WI - Colectivo

May 9 - Indianapolis, IN - White Rabbit Cabaret

May 10 - Louisville, KY - Zanzabar

May 12 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Tavern

May 13 - Pittsburgh, PA - Club Café

May 16 - Dublin, IR - Whelan's

May 18-20 – Brighton, UK – Great Escape

May 22 - Berlin, DE - Maze

May 23 - Paris, FR - Le Carmen

May 24 – London, UK – St. Pancras Old Church

May 26 – Manchester, UK – Dot to Dot Festival

May 27 – Bristol, UK – Dot to Dot Festival

May 28 – Nottingham, UK – Dot to Dot Festival

June 1 – Hamden, CT – The Outer Space *

June 2 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom *

June 3-4 – Toronto, Canada – Field Trip

June 7 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall *

June 8 – San Diego, CA – The Casbah

June 9 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo

June 10 – San Francisco, CA – Swedish American Hall

June 12 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge

June 13 – Seattle, WA – Barboza

June 14 – Vancouver, BC – The Cobalt

July 17 - Chicago, IL - Millennium Park


*Opening for Joseph



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