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Said The Whale embrace growth on seventh studio album ‘Dandelion’

Vancouver’s Said The Whale are back with their seventh album, Dandelion.

Said The Whale recorded Dandelion over the pandemic lockdowns in 2020 and 2021. The band took part in a slew of short sessions with producer Steve Bays, where they created the record. Said The Whale truly let their creativity run free on this album, with lush instrumentals and spontaneous experiments.

“Dandelions are everywhere,” Said The Whale’s Ben Worcester explains. “Some people see them as nothing but a garden weed, but to many others they are a beautiful flower whose bloom marks the first sign of spring. Not to mention they are edible from root to flower, and have many medicinal properties. They grow whether or not you want them to, so why not focus on the positives?”

Stream Dandelion below.

Dandelion features previously released singles “Sweetheart,” “Show Me Everything,” “Everything She Touches is Gold to Me,” “Honey Lungs,” and “99 To The Moon.”

The band are set to celebrate the release with an All Day Pop-Up Shop + Silent Listening Party in Vancouver. It opens at 12:00 PT (3:00 EST), and fans can pre-book a tickets and a pair of headphones to listen to the album. Playback begins at 8:00 pm, and a Q&A with Said The Whale will take place afterwards. Check out more info or purchase tickets here.

Said The Whale are also embarking on a tour in support of Tokyo Police Club. Check out the tour dates in full below.

2021 Said The Whale Tour Dates:

Seattle, WA – November 2nd – The Crocodile*
Portland, OR – November 3rd – Mississippi Studio’s*
San Francisco, CA – November 5th – Bottom Of The Hill*
Los Angeles, CA – November 6th – Taragram Ballroom*
Santa Ana, CA – November 7th – Constellation Room*
San Diego, CA – November 8th – Casbah*
Phoenix, AZ – November 9th – Cresent Ballroom*

*supporting Tokyo Police Club

2022 Said The Whale Tour Dates:

Montreal, QC – March 8th – Petit Campus
Ottawa, ON – March 9th – Saw Club
Kingston, ON – March 10th – The Mansion
Toronto, ON – March 11th – Axis Club
Saskatoon, SK – March 17th – Louis’
Edmonton, AB – March 18th – Starlite Room
Calgary, AB – March 19th – Commonwealth Bar
Vancouver, BC – March 24th – Fox Cabaret
Vancouver, BC – March 25th – Biltmore Cabaret
Vancouver, BC – March 26th – Vogue Theatre

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