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Annuals Take You To The Zoo

By Lizz Kannenberg in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 13, 2008 3:54PM

2008_06_annuals.jpgNorth Carolinian experimental indie kids Annuals are on nature kick as they tour in support of their major label debut EP, Wet Zoo (Sony/Canvasback). The youngsters' catchy brand of loud-soft, organic-synthetic exuberance made them blog darlings in the Internet-fruitful musical year of 2006, and Annuals' exploration of the weird trappings of youth through a blend of rural-ish folk-pop and symphonic studio bombast continues on Wet Zoo.

Not ones to let the prep for a new full-length consume them, the band is hitting the U.S. club circuit with a quirky Wet Zoo contest: win tickets to your city's show AND the zoo or aquarium nearest you! Some lucky fans will even get to name an endangered animal.

Don't delay, fans of large aquatic creatures and atmospheric pop music! Enter here for your chance to win 2 tickets to see Annuals tomorrow night at the Empty Bottle and 2 tickets to the Shedd. A couple of runners up will receive a copy of Wet Zoo.

MP3: Annuals - Sore

Annuals play the Empty Bottle tomorrow night, 10:00 p.m., $12