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New Music: The Maldives - '10 Years'

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'10 Years' album artwork - Jason Sievers | Zoom
Lotsa cool news regarding Seattle's own, The Maldives.

First off, Spark & Shine Records has released a brand new split 7" single featuring The Maldives and label mate Ken Stringfellow! The Maldives' song on the split is called '10 Years' and it's a song shrouded in melancholy. Sweet, sweet, melancholy. When Jason Dodson sings, '...let's just make a child, so we'll never die, never die...', it just breaks my heart. It makes me think about the fact that if I don't figure out why I'm totally mental, learn what love is and then apply that to my life and make a baby, the name De Tore, will die. Wow. That's depressing.

From the Press Release:

Stringfellow's track 'No Tears in July' was recorded in his studio in Paris and is centered around the esoteric and rare instrument, the Guitaret. He also recorded and produced the introspective track from the Maldives 'Ten Years' at Electrokitty Studios in Seattle. This song was started by singer/songwriter Jason Dodson a number of years ago but not completed until just before it was recorded.

Purchase the split 7" single in stores now or at Spark & Shine Records

The other really cool news involving The Maldives is that they are on tour!

  • July 18th & 19th-Long Beach, WA @ The Adrift Hotel
  • July 20th-Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios (Sometimes a Great Notion Festival w/ Ken Stringfellow & Rose Windows)
  • July 23rd Boise, ID @ Radio Tuesday/Neurolux w/ Star Anna
  • July 24th SLC, UT @ Urban Lounge w/ Star Anna
  • July 25th Bozeman, MT @ The Filling Station w/ Star Anna
  • July 26th Missoula, MT @ Stage 112 w/ Star Anna
  • July 27th Ellensburg, WA @ The Brick w/ The Furniture Girls
  • August 10th Olga, WA @ Doe Bay Festival
  • September 2nd Seattle, WA @ Bumbershoot Music Festival
  • September 6-12 Tour w/ The Moondoggies
    Sean DeTore,
    Sean DeTore is the Associate Producer of KIRO Radio's The Ron and Don Show (weekdays 3-7). He's been with the guys for over 7 years.
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