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Royal Trux announce first new album in 19 years, White Stuff, share title track: Stream

Alternative rockers' first collection of original music in nearly two decades

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    Royal Trux returned in 2017 with Platinum Tips + Ice Cream, which featured “live and unrehearsed” versions of past Royal Trux classics. This was followed up last year with two new, original songs, “Every Day Swan” and “Get Used to This”. Now, the veteran alt-rock outfit has announced the release of a new full-length album called White Stuff, set for a March 1st release via Fat Possum.

    White Stuff marks the proper follow-up to 2000’s Pound for Pound, which came out just months before Royal Trux took a 14-year break. The duo reunited in 2015 and the album is a culmination of the ’90s trailblazers’ multi-year comeback.

    “Nothing has changed within the Truxian universe we created for ourselves as teenagers,” Jennifer Herrema says in a press release, “because Trux is and will always be our way of life whether living it together or separate… This is no hobby rock kick. We are long game lifers with no fear, no regrets and plenty of gratitude for the way the universe has rewarded our singular dynamic.”

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    The title track off White Stuff is equally rewarding for fans. It’s a gritty party track like rock ‘n roll of ol’, with Herrema and bandmate Neil Hagerty practically growing through lines like, “This is the way it’s supposed to be/ Push me on a cart through the duty free/ Hanging out and playing all across the land/ Telling everybody we’re the greatest band.” Take a listen to “White Stuff” below.

    White Stuff Artwork:

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    White Stuff Tracklist:
    01. White Stuff
    02. Year of the Dog
    03. Purple Audacity #2
    04. Suburban Junky Lady
    05. Shows and Tags
    06. Get Used to This
    07. Sic Em Slow
    08. Every Day Swan
    09. Whopper Dave
    10. Purple Audacity #1
    11. Under Ice

    Royal Trux previously announced a run of winter North American tour dates, which you can find below.

    Royal Trux 2019 Tour Dates:
    02/13 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
    02/15 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
    02/16 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
    02/19 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
    02/20 – Detroit, MI @ El Club
    02/22 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
    02/23 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
    02/26 – Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw
    02/27 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox
    03/02 – San Francisco, CA @ August Hall
    03/08 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom

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