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PREMIERE: Mr. Gnome — "Melted Rainbow"

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Mr. Gnome are gearing up to release The Heart of a Dark Star next month, and today we're thrilled to premiere the album's latest offering, "Melted Rainbow." The new song shows an aggressive yet insanely catchy side to the Cleveland-based indie rock duo and makes us even more excited about the upcoming album. Stream the track above.

"'Melted Rainbow' was the first song we recorded in the session that ended up becoming The Heart of a Dark Star," the band reveals. "It was the first step towards the stylistic approach we ended up taking on this album. The orchestration and production really ended up being a template for the rest of what was to come. This was the first wholly self-produced and self-recorded album we've made, which was a very liberating experience, but at times a bit daunting. The lyrics on the chorus of 'Melted Rainbow' ("We can't explain just where we are right now") are fitting because we really didn't know where we were going at the time and what kind of record we were going to make."

The Heart of a Dark Star is slated for a November 18 release via Mr. Gnome's own DIY label, El Marko Records, and can be pre-ordered here. The two-piece set out on a North American tour next month. Check out a full list of dates below.

MR. GNOME TOUR DATES
11/13 Grand Rapids MI @ The Pyramid Scheme
11/14 St. Louis MO @ The Firebird
11/15 Kansas City MO @ Czar Bar
11/17 Denver CO @ Hi-Dive
11/19 Salt Lake City @ Urban Lounge
11/20 Boise ID @ Neurolux
11/21 Seattle WA @ Sunset Tavern
11/22 Portland OR @ Dante's
11/24 San Francisco CA @ Bottom Of The Hill
11/25 Los Angeles CA @ Bootleg Theatre
11/26 Tucson AZ @ Club Congress
11/29 Albuquerque NM @ Launchpad
12/01 Oklahoma City OK @ The Conservatory
12/02 Dallas TX @ The Prophet Bar
12/03 Austin TX @ Stubbs BBQ
12/04 New Orleans LA @ Siberia
12/05 Pensacola FL @ The Handle Bar
12/06 Atlanta GA @ The Drunken Unicorn
12/11 Lexington KY @ The Green Lantern
12/12 Dayton OH @ Blind Bob's
12/13 Chicago IL @ Beat Kitchen
12/19 Columbus OH @ The Basement
12/20 Cleveland OH @ Beachland Ballroom

 
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