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half•alive Releases PT.1 Of Their New Album ‘Give Me Your Shoulders’ – Music Video For New Single “Move Me” Out Now

HEADING OUT ON “GIVE ME YOUR SHOULDERS (TOUR)” THIS MONTH – TICKETS ON SALE NOW

(Los Angeles, CA – February 11th, 2022) – Today, Long Beach based trio half•alive release the 1st part of their new album Give Me Your Shoulders via RCA Records. Listen HERE. Give Me Your Shoulders, Pt. 1 features four previously released tracks including “Summerland” which The Honey Pop declared “…a stunning summer anthem that has it all…” and “What’s Wrong” which was Most Added at Alt Radio around its launch and has garnered over 19.5 million streams worldwide. The band also performed the track on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! last summer. Check out the full track list below.

New single “Move Me” comes alongside an official music video which is a byproduct of the band’s new creator•series. half•alive partnered with a curated group of artists, directors, actors, animators, and creators, giving each of them the creative freedom to make a 30 second video to the track from their imagination. From there, the band selected a handful of videos and edited them together to create the incredible and unique “Move Me” music video. Check it out HERE.

Give Me Your Shoulders, Pt. 1 Track list:

  1. Make of It
  2. Summerland
  3. What’s Wrong
  4. Everything Machine
  5. Hot Tea
  6. Move Me
  7. Back Around

About Give Me Your Shoulders, Pt. 1, Josh Taylor from half•alive says, Give Me Your Shoulders has many layers of intimacy.  Physical, emotional, & spiritual.  Shoulders are intimate in nature, close to the heart, a place of strength & tell of vulnerability. A sign of how safe I feel, & how close I’m willing to let you.

I’ve never before explored the topic of love in our songs. This album is unexplored territory in that regard. It’s vulnerable. Exposing my shoulders to whoever will stop & listen. Many of the songs are about the cry for love’s hand around my heart. In one breath it’s about a person & about God.  To ache for the comfort of another. To hide in the corner of their shoulder & know I am safe.

To shoulder is to accept responsibility, to take on one’s burden. To give your heavy. Saying “take my yoke upon you & learn from me… and you will find rest for your soul. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light”, as he proceeds to carry the weight of death on his shoulders, bearing it with arms outstretched to save the world. 

It is love. To give what you cannot carry. To accept another’s burden without condition. To yoke yourself with the author of Love & find rest for your soul.”

In support of the new album, half•alive will be hitting the road on their headlining “Give Me Your Shoulders (TOUR)” which will take them across North America as well as the UK and Europe starting February 24th in Austin, TX. For the full list of tour dates see below and to purchase tickets visit halfalive.co.

“Give Me Your Shoulders (TOUR)”
North America (Daisy the Great Supporting)

February 24, 2022 • Austin, TX • Emo’s
February 25, 2022 • Dallas, TX • Echo Lounge & Music Hall
February 26, 2022 • Houston, TX • White Oak Music Hall
February 28, 2022 • Orlando, FL • Beacham
March 1, 2022 • Ft. Lauderdale, FL • Culture Room
March 3, 2022  • Atlanta, GA • Terminal West (SOLD OUT)
March 4, 2022 • Nashville, TN • Basement East (SOLD OUT)
March 7, 2022 • Washington, D.C. • Lincoln Theatre
March 8, 2022 • Philadelphia, PA • Union Transfer
March 9, 2022 • New York, NY • Irving Plaza
March 10, 2022 • Boston, MA • Royale
March 12, 2022 • Toronto, ON • Opera House
March 14, 2022 • Columbus, OH • Newport Music Hall
March 15, 2022 • Chicago, IL • House of Blues
March 16, 2022 • Detroit, MI • The Majestic
March 18, 2022 • Minneapolis, MN • Varsity Theater
March 19, 2022 • Lawrence, KS • The Granada
March 21, 2022 • Denver, CO • Ogden Theatre
March 23, 2022 • Salt Lake City, UT • The Depot
March 25, 2022 • Portland, OR • Wonder Ballroom
March 26, 2022 • Seattle, WA • The Showbox
March 27, 2022 • Vancouver, BC • Hollywood Theatre
March 29, 2022 • Santa Cruz, CA • The Catalyst
March 30, 2022 • Santa Ana, CA • The Observatory (SOLD OUT)

UK + Europe

April 20, 2022 • Amsterdam, The Netherlands • Melkweg
April 21, 2022 • Antwerp, Belgium • Zappa
April 22, 2022 • Hamburg, Germany • Uebel & Gefährlich
April 24, 2022 • Copenhagen, Denmark • Lille Vega
April 25, 2022 • Oslo, Norway • Parkteatret
April 26, 2022 • Stockholm, Sweden • Debaser Strand
April 28, 2022 • Berlin, German • Kesselhaus
April 29, 2022 • Warsaw, Poland • Palladium
May 01, 2022 • Prague, Czech Republic • Roxy
May 02, 2022 • Vienna, Austria • Ottakringer Brauerei
May 03, 2022 • Munich, Germany • Technikum
May 05, 2022 • Milan, Italy • Santeria Toscana 31
May 07, 2022 • Cologne, Germany • Kantine
May 10, 2022 • Paris, France • Le Trabendo
May 12, 2022 • Birmingham, UK • O2 Institute 2
May 13, 2022 • London, UK • EartH
May 14, 2022 • Manchester, UK • Academy 2
May 16, 2022 • Glasgow, UK • SWG3 TV Studio
May 17, 2022 • Dublin, Ireland • Academy
 

About half•alive:
The music of half•alive breathes, evolves, grows, and changes alongside the lives of the Long Beach trio—Josh Taylor [vocals], Brett Kramer [drums], and J Tyler Johnson [bass]. half•alive officially came to life on the 2017 EP, which sparked a palpable buzz on the strength of “The Fall” and “Aawake At Night”. Over the course of the next year, they crafted what became their massive breakout “still feel.” which has been RIAA certified Gold, rocketed into the Top 10 at Alt Radio and has over 276 million worldwide streams to date. The video organically surpassed the 10 million mark within two months as the song garnered acclaim from NPR’s coveted “All Songs Considered” and more. The trio sold out their formal debut headlining tour in 2019 which included 2 sold out shows at The Fonda Theatre in LA. The tour also included stops at major music festivals including Lollapalooza, Outside Lands and Bumbershoot. Later that year the band made their late night television debut with a very special performance of “still feel.” on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Check out the incredible and unique performance HERE. They also performed “Runaway” on The Late Late Show with James Corden. In August 2019, they released their debut album Now, Not Yet which has amassed over 611 million streams worldwide to date. half•alive was named YouTube’s Artist on the Rise and their live Vevo DSCVR performances of “RUNAWAY” and “arrow” showcase their incredible creative artistry. In 2020, half•alive released their EP “in Florescence,” an audio and visual project that included orchestral arrangements of 4 tracks off their critically acclaimed debut album Now, Not Yet as well as videos for 3 of the 4 songs to accompany them.

To Buy/Stream Give Me Your Shoulders, Pt. 1:
Multi – HalfAlive.lnk.to/GMYSPT1

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