Young The Giant Announce New Tour
Young the Giant just announced dates for their 2019 Mirror Master Tour in support of the new full-length album of the same name, released earlier this month via Elektra Records. Mirror Master includes recently released tracks “Simplify” and “Call Me Back”, along with the musing single “Superposition”.
Describing the overall thesis for Mirror Master, vocalist Sameer Gadhia explains, “Within one single day, we’re all so many different people. Especially with the use of social media, we’re not just living in the now-we’re living on several different timelines simultaneously. A lot of the album came from thinking about how we have all these separations within ourselves that allow us to go about our day. At a time when everyone wants to put each other in a box-culturally, socially, musically-we wanted to show that there are a multitude of reflections inside everything. We don’t have to be a certain thing; we can contradict ourselves and show all these different sides of who we are.”
Since the band’s 2010 inception, Young the Giant has made a name for itself in rock as the ‘thinking man’s band,’ winning over fans, radio, and press with their incendiary live shows, strong musicianship, and poignant lyrics. Following 2016’s critically-acclaimed Home of the Strange, Mirror Master promises to continue ascending into consciousness, though this time with a heavy focus on personal self-awareness and growth.
“Something we want to get across with the album is the idea of taking authorship of your life,” continues Gadhia. “Even though it may all be an illusion, there’s solace in that illusion. Because if you have control of anything at all, it’s your own reflection, how you treat people and how you walk through this life. So if you’re an Indian kid and your parents want you to be a doctor or lawyer or engineer, and you just want to make music with your friends, then do that. Don’t let people feed you what they want you to think. Do what makes you happy, and realize and that all is good and all is horrible, and everything else in between.”
Young the Giant is composed of Gadhia (vocals), Jacob Tilley (guitar), Eric Cannata (guitar/vocals), Payam Doostzadeh (bass), and Francois Comtois (drums/vocals).
Mirror Master is available to stream or purchase at https://lnk.to/mirrormaster.
Tickets for the Mirror Master Tour will go on sale to the public Friday, October 26 at 10am local time. For more information and tickets to all upcoming shows, visit youngthegiant.com