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Moon Furies Announce New EP, Tease With Single

By Sarah Cobarrubias in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 27, 2012 8:40PM

2012_03_27_moonfuries.jpg Moon Furies caught our attention last year when they played a bunch of shows to raise money for cancer research. Back then, the part Brooklynite, part Chicagoan electro-pop trio was fairly new to the scene and had recently released its debut album, Mercury. Now, the band is preparing for the release of a new EP, Not Earth, and hitting the road for a brief tour, which includes a show at the Empty Bottle later this week.

The guys recently released the upcoming EP’s latest single, “Skyy,” which is further proof of their retro-futuristic sound—heavy synth, danceable beats, and borderline maudlin lyrics like “You are wearing me thin/Like a cold winter night” or “Now I’m told that you’re gone and I should move on/But I don’t think I agree.” Download the new track for a price of your choosing (including free) over at Moon Furies' Bandcamp page.

We mentioned that Moon Furies will be stopping by the Empty Bottle this Friday, opening for Chairlift and Nite Jewel. Advance tickets have been sold out until this afternoon, but the Bottle just released more, so get 'em while they're hot. And take a look at this video for “Look At Me”:

Moon Furies play Friday, March 30 at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 10 p.m., $13, 21+