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Icarus The Owl - Pilot WavesOctober 16, 2015 – Indie pop-punk quartet Icarus The Owl released their new album Pilot Waves today! Sputnik Music hosted an exclusive pre-release stream yesterday, for listening here. Reflecting the growing sound of the group, the album is their fourth full-length release and first to be released since their signing with Blue Swan Records.

Describing the new album, lead singer Joey Rubenstein commented, “Pilot Waves exists as a balance of light and dark, and pulled our sound in opposite directions – we wrote the heaviest and lightest songs we’ve ever written. I was going through a tumultuous time while writing the album and I think the music and lyrics are a reflection of that. Some days I would have a very manic headspace and I’d write a really heavy song. Other days, I would feel serene and write something more uplifting.”

Icarus The Owl has released two music videos in support of the album’s singles, “I Am The DeLorean” which premiered on on Alternative Press and “Skysweeper” through Under The Gun Review. With strong response, the band noted a thanks to their fans stating, “It’s the most exciting time for us when releasing new songs after sitting on them for a while.  We may be selfish and only write what we want to write, but we still care what our fans think, and at the end of the day, they are the reason we can exist.”

Pilot Waves is now available through CD and vinyl bundles, or digital copies on the band’s Bandcamp. Icarus The Owl is playing select U.S. CD release shows and then headed overseas for a UK/Europe with Closure In Moscow. Tour dates are listed below.

Biography: Icarus the Owl is a Blue Swan Records band from Portland OR, they have put out three studio albums and are releasing their fourth, entitled, Pilot Waves this fall. They have an extensive touring history both nationally and internationally including tours with A Lot Like Birds, Hail The Sun, Stolas, and Artifex Pereo. They are known for their frequent time signature changes and tap-guitar lines in otherwise sing-along pop songs.
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Icarus The Owl U.S CD Release Shows

Oct 16 Portland OR – Analog Cafe
Oct 17 Seattle WA- El Corazón
Oct 18 Spokane WA – The Pin
Oct 19 Billings MT – The Pub Station
Oct 20 Rapid City SD- Barefoot Dance Studio
Oct 21 Williston ND- Harmon Park
Oct 23 Bismarck ND – Rhythm Records
Oct 24 Fargo ND – The New Direction
Oct 25 Berwyn IL- Wire
Oct 26 Kent OH- The Outpost

Icarus The Owl Supporting Closure In Moscow in Europe

Nov 2 Plymouth,UK- Exile
Nov 3 Basingstoke,UK- The Sanctuary
Nov 4 Wrexham,UK – Rewind
Nov 5 Glasgow,UK – Ivory Blacks
Nov 6 Dundee,UK – Drouthy’s
Nov 7 Hull,UK – O’Riley’s
Nov 8 Birmingham,UK – Rainbow
Nov 9 Milton Keynes,UK – Craufurd Arms
Nov 10 London,UK – The Garage
Nov 11 Cardiff,UK – Fuel
Nov 12 Folkstone,UK- Harp Restrung
Nov 13 Paris, FR- Le Gambetta
Nov 14 Bellinzona,CH- P I T
Nov 15  Milan, IT – Circolo Svolta
Nov 16 Vienna,AT- Das Bach
Nov 17 Ostrava,CZ- Barrak
Nov 19 Cluj Napoca,RO- Shelter
Nov 20 Budapest,HU- Kvlt
Nov 21 Wroclaw,PL – Liverpool
Nov 22 Prague,CZ- Kain
Nov 23 Hamburg,DE – Headcrash
Nov 24  Audin Le Tiche,FR- Entr’pot
Nov 25 Lille,FR- Le Midland
Nov 26 Amsterdam,NL- Winston

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