Alvvays shares two new songs, ‘Belinda Says’ and ‘Very Online Guy’

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Alvvays has shared new tracks from his upcoming third studio album ‘Blue Rev’ – watch videos for ‘Belinda Says’ and ‘Very Online Guy’ below.

“Blue Rev” follows 2017’s “Antisocialites” and is slated for release October 7 via Transgressive. So far, it has been previewed by the singles “Pharmacist” and “Easy On Your Own?”.

On ‘Belinda Says’, the band takes inspiration from Belinda Carlisle’s ‘Heaven Is A Place On Earth’ singing: “Belinda says heaven’s a place on earth / Well, so is hell.”

“Very Online Guy,” meanwhile, sees singer Molly Rankin shoot an “answering machine” on the internet. Discussing the songs, which come with their own videos co-directed by Rankin and Alvvays guitarist Alec O’Hanley alongside videographer Colby Richardson, the band said, “Two new lambs for the cultural volcano! Another sweet sip of alcopop dedicated to table wiping girls called “Belinda Says” and the switched electronic dream “Very Online Guy”.

“We painted and shot the ‘Belinda Says’ video in our living room. We made a video in mosaic mode for ‘VOG’. with our videoguru friend Colby. It was easily the funniest thing we’ve ever shot. Enjoy our clunky collage of aliased key clicks and jamming dance steps on your CRTs.

Watch the pair of videos below.

Alvvays will head out on a North American tour in October, with dates running through mid-November. You can see their tour schedule below and find all remaining tickets here.

Prior to that, the band will be playing a short run of sold-out dates in the UK, details of which you can also find below.

OCTOBER 2022
2 – Glasgow, St. Luke

3 – Manchester, gorilla
5 – Birmingham, O2 Institute 2
6 – Leeds, Belgrave Music Hall
7 – London, Islington Assembly Hall
14 – Chicago Illinois, Riviera Theater
15 – Minneapolis MN, First Avenue
18 – Salt Lake City UT, The Depot
19 – Boise ID, knitting factory
20 – Portland OR, Crystal Ballroom
21 – Eugene OR, McDonald Theater
22 – Seattle WA, Moore Theater
24 – Arcata CA, Arcata theater lounge
26 – San Francisco California, Fillmore
27 – San Francisco, CA, The Fillmore
29 – Los Angeles California, Wiltern
30 – San Diego CA, North Park Observatory

NOVEMBER 2022
2 – Austin TX, Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
4 – Houston TX, White Oak Music Hall
5 – Dallas TX, the factory studio
7 – Atlanta GA, Variety Playhouse
8 – Nashville TN, Marathon Music Works
9 – Asheville NC, Orange Peel
11 – Washington DC, 9:30 a.m. club
12 – Philadelphia PA, Franklin Music Hall
15 – New Haven CT, College Street Music Room
16 – New York NY, Kings Theater
18 – Boston MA, Roadrunner

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