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Suckers prepare a Wild Smile

on March 12, 2010, 9:05am

Last year, pop rock band Suckers made an impression with their raucous live shows equipped with yelping, chanting, face paint, eccentric body jewelry, and tribal beats. And now, Suckers are about to do it all over again, starting this month. The Brooklynites will hit the road with the similarly strange Local Natives in support of their upcoming debut, Wild Smile, which hits stores on June 8th, via Frenchkiss Records.

While Suckers’ self-titled EP helped ram the band into the spotlight last year (thanks to NPR and Rolling Stone) Wild Smile promises catchy and simplistic pop songs filled with echoing synths and soothing guitar riffs. Well, that’s if their new cover of The Raveonettes’ “Boys Who Rape” has anything to say about it. You can give the song a listen yourself below.

And, if you get the chance, we highly recommend you check these Suckers out. They’re already scheduled for a couple of sold out shows at the Bowery Ballroom, several SXSW dates, and three long months of endless traveling cross-country with the Local Natives. So yeah, it’s kind of a big deal.

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“Boy Who Rape”

Wild Smile Tracklisting:
01. Save Your Love For Me
02. Black Sheep
03. Before Your Birthday Ends
04. You Can Keep Me Runnin’ Around
05. A Mind I Knew
06. Roman Candles
07. It Get Your Body Movin’
08. Martha
09. King of Snakes
10. 2 Eyes 2 C
11. Loose Change

Suckers 2010 Tour Dates:
03/12 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat Mainstage *
03/13 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506 *
03/14 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade *
03/15 – Nashville, TN @ Matty’s Alley *
03/17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (Paste Party Galaxy Room)
03/17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (Malverde IAMSOUND/BMI Party)
03/18 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (Kung Fu Saloon)
03/19 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (6th and San Marcos Mess With Texas Party)
03/19 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (Galaxy Room Backyard Frenchkiss Showcase)
03/20 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (Radio Room Brooklyn Vegan Party)
03/21 – Denton, TX @ Hailey’s *
03/22 – Little Rock, AR @ Sticky Fingers *
03/23 – St. Louis, MO @ Firebird *
03/24 – Columbus, OH @ The Summit *
03/25 – Akron, OH @ Musica *
03/26 – Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA @ Corner *
03/27 – Buffalo, NY @ Soundlab *
04/22 – Dallas, TX @ The Cavern #
04/23 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s Inside #
04/24 – Houston, TX @ Mango’s #
04/26 – Little Rock, AR @ Sticky Fingerz #
04/27 – Hattiesburg, MS @ Thirsty Hippo #
04/29 – Augustine, FL @ Cafe Eleven #
04/30 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement #
05/01 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade Hell Stage
05/04 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506 #
05/05 – Washington DC @ Rock ’n Roll Hotel #
05/06 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom #
05/07 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom#
05/08 – Allston, MA @ Great Scott #
05/10 – Ann Arbor, MI @ Blind Pig #
05/11 – Cleveland Heights, OH @ Beachland Tavern #
05/12 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement #
05/14 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas #
05/15 – Rock Island, IL @ Rock Island Brewing Company #
05/17 – Minneapolis, MN @ 400 Bar #
05/18 – Iowa City, IA @ The Mill #
05/19 – Columbia, MO @ Mojo’s #
05/21 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge #
05/22 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court #
05/25 – Spokane, WA @ Empyrean Coffee House #
05/26 – Boise, ID @ Neurolux #
05/27 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios #
05/28 – Vancouver, BC @ Media Club #
06/03 – San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill #

* = w/ Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson, Shilpa Ray, Her Happy Hookers
# = w/ Local Natives