Atlanta's Mamalarky today return with their first new music of the year, entitled "You Know I Know," that arrives with a video featuring Mamalarky's trusty tour van. The band released their debut full length in 2020. An immediate critical breakthrough, the album saw praise from outlets like NPR, Bandcamp, NYLON, FADER, Billboard, Consequence, Paste and Pitchfork, who highlighted it's "complex instrumental interplay that inspires lean-forward listening." As soon as they were able the band began hitting the road in earnest, touring with Slow Pulp, Jerry Paper and like-minded label mates PACKS and Wombo, which has only seen the buzz around the band grow in the last few months.

to Mamalarky's "You Know I Know" on YouTube

"'You Know I Know' was never supposed to come out," singer/guitarist Livvy Bennett explains, "but my bandmates told me it would make for a great single. I accidentally wrote a rock banger that sounded like it could have come out in 2007, like MGMT meets Weezer meets Sheryl Crow.

"The song is about growing up in Texas and having really overwhelming dreams of playing music and takin' it on the road. Having those dreams come to fruition recently has been exciting and has further grounded me in appreciating how much Texas, and Austin specifically, gave us the proper nutrients to do what we're doing now.

"It's also a bit about, ya know, death and impermanence. Having all your accomplishments and high notes framed by mortality is a good way to make sure you're taking it all in."

Tour Dates
7/5 - Asheville, NC - the Grey Eagle*
7/6 - Atlanta, GA - Aisle 5 *
7/7 - Nashville, TN - Third Man Records*
7/8 - Memphis, TN - Hi-Tone Cafe*
7/10 - Dallas, TX - Deep Ellum Art Company*
7/11 - Austin, TX - Antone's*
* = w/ Jerry Paper

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