American Babies - "Goddamn" (video) (Premiere) + Tour Dates

by PopMatters Staff

22 January 2014

With its tug-at-heartstrings twang and melancholy vocals, American Babies’ “Goddamn” is a sentimental rocker to drown your sorrows in.

With its tug-at-heartstrings twang and frontman Tom Hamilton’s melancholy vocals, American Babies’ “Goddamn” is a sentimental rocker to drown your sorrows in. And yet, as the track from American Babies’ 2013 album Knives & Teeth attests to, there’s some solace to be found in giving voice to those under-your-breath mutterings that know too much about hopes slipping away and regretful regrets. Premiering here on PopMatters, the video for “Goddamn” comes as American Babies prepares to release a new EP, Stark & Red (The Royal Potato Family) on 1 April, and to go on tour.

1/31 - Chantilly, VA - Bungalow Live
2/6 - Cambridge, MA - Middle East
2/7 - Portsmouth, NH - The Press Room
2/8 - Burlington, VT - Nectar’s
2/14 & 2/15 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
2/18 - Pittsburgh, PA - Club Cafe
2/19 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Tavern
2/20 - Kalamazoo, MI - Bell’s Brewery
2/21 - Maumee, OH – The Village Idiot
3/1 - Boulder, CO - The Fox Theatre
3/2 - Fort Collins, CO – Avogadro’s Number
3/6 - Evergreen, CO - Little Bear Saloon
3/13 - Los Angeles, CA - The Mint
3/29 - Sioux City, IA – Vangarde Arts
3/30 - Des Moines, IA – Gas Lamp
4/1 - Blue Springs, MO – Trouser Mouse
4/3 - Nashville, TN – FooBAR.Too
4/10- Buffalo, NY – Nietzsche’s
4/11- Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon
4/12 - Williamsport, PA - Bullfrog Brewery

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