I don’t know much about Halifax’s the Stanfields, but after hearing this track I’m pretty hyped to hear more! The video is an interesting mix of war portrayal, live footage and the glorification of war in children but the message the song delivers is truly what’s most important here.
The group embarked on a quick tour Saturday in their hometown before hitting up SXSW in Austin, TX for a couple of shows later this week (March 15 & 17th both at Trinity Hall). They return back to Canada on the 20th with a show in Peterborough, ON, two shows with the Trews in London, ON before wrapping up with a couple of CMW week gigs in Toronto. Check out the full tour schedule below;
Mar. 10 @ The Seahorse Tavern, HALIFAX
Mar. 15 @ Trinity Hall, AUSTIN, TX (*NS BBQ at SXSW)
Mar. 17 @ Trinity Hall, AUSTIN, TX (*Halifax Pop Explosion Party at SXSW)
Mar. 20 @ The Montreal House, PETERBOROUGH
Mar. 21 @ London Music Hall, LONDON (w/ The Trews)
Mar. 22 @ London Music Hall, LONDON (w /The Trews)
Mar. 23 @ Club Vinyl, GUELPH
Mar. 24 @ The Rivoli, TORONTO (*Delta Hotel’s Nova Scotia Showcase at CMW)
Mar. 24 @ The Hideout, TORONTO (*CMW Showcase)
The follow-up to their debut album, Vanguard of the Young and Reckless, is expected later this year.