San Diego, CA (April 16, 2021) – Today, alt-pop trio almost monday debuted their new single “hailey beebs.” The song follows the release of “live forever,” both of which will be featured on the group’s second EP due out this summer.
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“hailey beebs” coasts along on a downtempo groove wrapped in warm shimmering keys. The group’s vocalist Dawson Daugherty delivers the quotable reprise with playful swagger before confidently carrying the swooning refrain, “I’m alive with you.” It’s an unconventional, yet undeniable bop with all the spirit of a ballad.
Despite releasing their debut EP—don’t say you’re ordinary—in the middle of a pandemic, almost monday (rounded out by guitarist Cole Clisby and bassist Luke Fabry) were able to make waves with their first single “broken people.” It landed them a Top 20 spot on Alternative Radio, led to a collab with GRAMMY-nominated duo Sofi Tukker and generated more than 32 million combined audio and video streams to date.
They accelerated this momentum with their second single “live forever.” Flaunt praised its “feel-good, funky and danceable grooves” and went on to christen the group as “ones to look out for in 2021.” Zane Lowe personally world-premiered the tune on Apple Music’s Beats 1, and Earmilk described it as “a fun, upbeat sing-along track that enlists a festival-ready chorus sure to rock stages when live touring returns.” Additionally, Alternative Press touted it and included them among “40 New Artists You Need To Hear in February,” and GQ predicted them to be one of “21 Breakout Musicians to Know in 2021.”
almost monday are set to make their debut at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, September 4 among the likes of Lizzo, Tame Impala, Phoebe Bridgers and more.
Stay tuned for additional live music updates soon.
About almost monday:
After countless garage jams, D.I.Y. gigs in the back of a surf shop, and innumerable hours writing together, almost monday bottle California sunshine in their funky basslines, ecstatic choruses, and danceable grooves. It turns out the world needed some Cali rays during the pandemic as the band managed to emerge in 2020 with an unprecedented 30 million overall streams, uplifting audiences everywhere in the process. The San Diego trio—Dawson Daugherty (vocals), Cole Clisby (guitar) and Luke Fabry (bass)— crafted their 2020 debut EP don’t say you’re ordinary in Brooklyn and Los Angeles with producers Mark Needham (The Killers, Fleetwood Mac) and Simon Oscroft (The Naked and Famous, DREAMERS). don’t say you’re ordinary ignited a string of buzzing anthems, beginning with “parking lot view” and “come on come on.” Meanwhile, the lead single “broken people,” and the Sofi Tukker remix, crystallized their sun-kissed signature style with a bold bass bounce and empowering refrain as it’s generated nearly 32 million combined audio and video streams so far and cracked the Top 20 at Alternative Radio. Along the way, they’ve attracted a growing fan base through a combination of danceable rhythms and uplifting hooks. In 2021, they set the stage for their second EP with “live forever,” received praise from Earmilk, Flaunt, Ones To Watch, and more right out of the gate. Additionally, Alternative Press touted it and included them among “40 New Artists You Need To Hear in February,” and GQ Australia predicted them to be one of “21 Breakout Musicians to Know in 2021.” The band will also perform at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in September. With the release of “hailey beebs,” almost monday only accelerate their momentum and emerge as the consummate purveyors of future-facing California pop.
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