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Object Of Affection release new single and video »Run Back«; debut full-length »Field Of Appearances« out this Friday on Profound Lore Records!

Los Angeles alternative rockers Object Of Affection (members of Fury, Death Bells, LOCK) have released new single and video »Run Back« taken from their debut full-length album, »Field Of Appearances«, out this Friday, March 3rd, 2023 via Profound Lore Records.

01. Half Life
02. Run Back
03. Time
04. Laying Claim
05. Buried
06. Someone
07. Is This Fate
08. Con-Man
09. Empty Eyes
10. Why Now

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Object of Affection’s highly awaited debut album »Field Of Appearances«, which has garnered early acclaim from Stereogum, Post-Punk, Revolver, LA Weekly, Brooklyn Vegan, New Noise Magazine and more sees its release this Friday via Profound Lore. The album’s ten songs explode in character, contrast, and excitement. Exploring themes of reflection, insufficiency, and Déjà vu. Its final, catchy single »Run Back« is about settling into old bad habits and taking the longer, much more daunting path to recovery, especially as it relates to love. It’s available today alongside a striking video directed and edited by Jeremy Stith (Fury).

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Photo by Kris Kirk

On »Field Of Appearances«, Object of Affection tap into the primitivism of said members’ diverse projects while elevating their capacity for atmosphere and melody. Hints of gloomy punk, forlorn new wave, and down-and-out Regan-era alternative rock reverberate in their sound, not as pastiche but in sonic kinship to the austerity and fatalism embedded in the previous generation’s desperate and dejected anthems. With the inclusion of drum machines, synthesizers, acoustic guitars, and auxiliary percussion, »Field Of Appearances« highlights the band’s sophisticated evolution and experimentation.

»Field Of Appearances« was meticulously crafted with Grammy-nominated producer Alex Newport (Bloc Party, At The Drive-In), emerging engineer Phillip Odom and features contributions from Bre Morell (Temple Of Angels, Crushed) and Brittney Beppu. The result is timeless, exceedingly memorable, and refreshing addition to the alternative music landscape. Album artwork by Kris Kirk and Lauren Bailey.

Pre-order / Pre-save »Field Of Appearances« here!

Object of Affection have already shared the stage with accomplished peers Ceremony, Fiddlehead, Special Interest, Gulch, Dazy this week they hit the road for a west coast run with Glitterer. Full list of dates below.

Object Of Affection – Live Dates:
Mar 01 Los Angeles, CA – Zebulon ~
Mar 02 San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill ~
Mar 03 Sacramento, CA – Harlow’s ~
Mar 04 Santa Cruz, CA – Atrium at the Catalyst ~
Mar 06 Portland, OR – Mano Oculta ~
Mar 07 Seattle, WA – The Vera Project ~
Mar 08 Boise, ID – The Shredder ~
Mar 09 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court ~
Mar 10 Henderson, NV – Eagle Aerie Hall ~
Mar 11 Tucson, AZ Club – Congress ~

~ All Dates w/ Glitterer

Object of Affection is:
Madison Woodward (Fury, Lock) – Guitar
Remy Veselis (Death Bells) – Guitar
Colin Knight – Vocals
Garrett La Bonte (La Bonte) – Bass
Nick Nadel – Drums

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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