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Muncie Girls Share New Song Locked Up And North American Dates

Thursday, 02 August 2018 Written by Jon Stickler

Muncie Girls have announced North American tour dates and shared a new song.

Locked up is the latest track to emerge from the UK pop-punk trio's sophomore record, 'Fixed Ideals', following previously shared singles Falling Down and Picture of Health. It clocks in at just two minutes and finds vocalist Lande Hekt questioning our fucked up society. She said in a statement:

"I’ve never felt like I fit in to 'normal' life and I often find myself trying to articulate/make sense of it. I wrote a list of a lot of things that I find bizarre and overwhelming about (my version of) society that we’re expected to not only accept, but celebrate. It’s kind of depressing really. It has a lot to do with growing up as well and the horrors of being a weird teenage girl.

"The line, 'I can’t be the only one to see the ghost in the room' is in there because my friend said that she’d heard someone say something similar about veganism. The chorus is about how we get trapped by what we don’t question, but it’s also about the prison system and it’s about being claustrophobic, which was in part inspired by my love of the song Franklin Prison Blues by Onsind. The guitar riff at the start I came up with when I was listening to a lot of the Replacements."

The follow up to 2016's 'From Caplan to Belsize' is out on August 31 through Specialist Subject and the band will accompany the release with a UK and European tour towards the end of September and into October.

They will then cross the pond for eight North American shows, including stops in Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Boston, Toronto, Chicago, Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles during November. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on August 3.

Muncie Girls Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Wed September 26 2018 - MANCHESTER Deaf Institute (United Kingdom)
Thu September 27 2018 - BIRMINGHAM Cuban Embassy (United Kingdom)
Fri September 28 2018 - NOTTINGHAM Rock City - The Basement (United Kingdom)
Sat September 29 2018 - NEWCASTLE Think Tank Underground (United Kingdom)
Sun September 30 2018 - GLASGOW Glasgow Garage (United Kingdom)
Mon October 01 2018 - LONDON Borderline (United Kingdom)
Tue October 02 2018 - NORWICH UEA Waterfront Studio (United Kingdom)
Wed October 03 2018 - SOUTHAMPTON Joiners (United Kingdom)
Mon October 08 2018 - ANTWERP JC Bouckenborgh (Belgium)
Fri October 19 2018 - COLOGNE Autonomes Zentrum (Germany)
Sat October 20 2018 - FURTH Kunstkeller (Germany)
Sun October 21 2018 - REGENSBURG Alte Mälzerei (Germany)
Mon October 22 2018 - MUNICH Kafe Marat (Germany)
Tue October 23 2018 - STUTTGART JuHa West (Germany)
Thu October 25 2018 - HAMBURG Astra Stube (Germany)
Fri October 26 2018 - BRAUNSCHWEIG B58 (Germany)
Sat October 27 2018 - BERLIN Cassiopeia (Germany)
Tue October 30 2018 - WIENER NEUSTADT Triebwerk (Austria)
Wed October 31 2018 - GRAZ Sub (Austria)
Mon November 05 2018 - BROOKLYN New York - Elsewhere Zone One (USA)
Tue November 06 2018 - PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania - Boot and Saddle (USA)
Wed November 07 2018 - BOSTON Massachusetts - O'Brien's Pub (USA)
Fri November 09 2018 - TORONTO Ontario - Baby G (Canada)
Sun November 11 2018 - CHICAGO Illinois - Cobra Lounge (USA)
Tue November 13 2018 - SEATTLE Washington - Funhouse (USA)
Wed November 14 2018 - PORTLAND Oregon - Hawthorne Theatre Lounge (USA)
Sat November 17 2018 - LOS ANGELES California - Bootleg Theater - Bar Stage (USA)

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