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Chanel Beads Drops Debut Album ‘Your Day Will Come’ with Stunning Single “Unifying Thought”

  • April 19, 2024
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Chanel Beads Drops Debut Album ‘Your Day Will Come’ with Stunning Single “Unifying Thought”

Chanel beads, your day will come, indie rock, alt rock

“Unifying Thought,” the latest single and video from Chanel Beads, the musical project of New York-based artist Shane Lavers, debuts today alongside his first album Your Day Will Come, released under the Jagjaguwar label. The album establishes Lavers as a promising new voice in experimental music, capturing the complexities of modern life and the expansive realm of the digital age. His sound mixes the raw edge of post-punk, the emotional pull of pop, and the ethereal qualities of electronic music, all while employing unconventional song structures that lead to mesmerizing peaks.

The album features contributions from singer-songwriter Maya McGrory and multi-instrumentalist Zachary Paul, enriching the emotional depth of the work. The single “Unifying Thought” is a testament to Chanel Beads’ unique style, combining gritty acoustic guitar, lush cinematic strings, and harmonious vocals with lyrics that resonate deeply: “Focus on the love in your heart / I had a unifying thought / But I missed / Like the seasons that we lost.” The video, directed by Harleigh Shaw, portrays a day in the life of a young boy navigating through New York City on his bike.

After a sold-out album release show in New York City, Chanel Beads is set to open for Mount Kimbie on their upcoming North American tour in May. Having earned a spot on Rolling Stone’s Best of SXSW list, Chanel Beads’ live performances are highly anticipated. Tickets for the tour are available now. Here’s where you can catch them live:

Wed. May 1 – Queens, NY @ TV Eye – Record Release Show [SOLD OUT]

Fri. May 17 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall *

Sat. May 18 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre *

Tue. May 21 – Denver, CO @ Perplexiplex*

Thu. May 23 – Austin, TX @ Parish*

Sat. May 25 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall *

Tue. May 28 – Toronto, ON @Axis *

Wed. May 29 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall *

* = supporting Mount Kimbie


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