Tall Heights’ Ethereal "Infrared" Is Interview Magazine’s ‘Track of the Week’, Nat’l Tour + LP Out 8/19

Tall Heights’ Ethereal "Infrared" Is Interview Magazine’s ‘Track of the Week’, Nat’l Tour + LP Out 8/19

Ethereal Single “Infrared” Debuted By Interview Magazine

Debut LP Neptune Out August 19 via Sony Music Masterworks

National Tour Kicks Off 8/20 At The Philadelphia Folk Festival,

Continuing Through October
“In addition to finger-picked guitar, swelling cello and tight, prismatic vocal harmonies, “Spirit Cold” boasts a bold, airy drum part that propels the song through the peaks and troughs of the arrangement.” The Wall Street Journal
“breathtaking track after breathtaking track” FUSE
“[River Wider] is a pretty track with a nice cello line complementing a very catchy vocal melody, completing a folk-pop sound comparable to Sufjan Stevens or Fleet Foxes.” Stereogum
“magical (and moving)” Paste Magazine

Photo credit: Samantha Casolari

Boston progressive indie-folk duo Tall Heights will release their debut major label LP,Neptune, August 19 on Sony Music Masterworks. Neptune is the follow up to 2015’s Holding On, Holding Out EP which was met with critical acclaim from outlets like NPR and Wall Street Journal. Following the lush harmonies on “River Wider” and chugging guitar on “Iron In The Fire”, the band reveals “Infrared” as Interview Magazine’sTrack Of The Week” beginning today. “Infrared” takes on a brooding tone, opening with distorted synths and enveloping listeners with warm strings and gritty indie-pop percussion.
Tim Harrington shares, “Lyrically the song stems from the fear behind the question “why are we here and what comes next?” Leading with the tones and sounds that inspires us creates a momentum of inspiration that self motivates. It’s like building a house from foundation to furnishings with an uncompromising attention to impeccable materials, so each next step in the construction process breeds a finer finished product. Good increases the good. I think this question is also hunting for specific artists who have brought us here. Two who seem to embody this attention to sound and tone are Tame Impala and James Blake.
Earning comparisons of their emotive harmonies and poignant lyrics to the likes of Sigur Ros, Fleet Foxes and Sufjan Stevens, the multi-talented singer songwriters, composers, and instrumentalists are Paul Wright on cello/vocals and Tim Harrington on acoustic guitar/vocals. They got their start busking on the streets of Boston, growing up in a neighboring town in Massachusetts. Neptune is a far lusher construct than those early acoustic days — notably the ethereal synthesizers and spacious drum part on breakout hit Spirit Cold (surpassing 6 million stream on Spotify), a brittle splash of percussion to open “Backwards and Forwards” and feedback created by two cellphones on “Cross My Mind.”
The band is on tour all Summer through Autumn, including an opening slot for José González. See full list of dates HERE. For a taste of Tall Heights’ captivating live show, watch the band’s stunning live performance of album single “Spirit Cold” below.

Tour Dates
8/20: Schwenksville, PA @ Philadelphia Folk Festival
8/27: Hunter, NY @ Doctorow Center for the Arts
9/14: Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
9/15: Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern
9/17: Ashland, OR @ Brickroom
9/21: Los Angeles, CA @ Resident
9/29: Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
9/30: Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse Music Hall
10/5: Washington, DC @ DC9
10/6: New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
10/15: Portsmouth, NH @ Word Barn
10/20: Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom & Tavern
10/21: Chicago, IL @ Schubas
10/22: Cedar Rapids, IA @ CSPS Hall
10/23: St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
10/27: Goshen, IN @ Ignition Garage
12/16: Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
12/18: Albany, NY @ The Egg

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Tall Heights’ Ethereal "Infrared" Is Interview Magazine’s ‘Track of the Week’, Nat’l Tour + LP Out 8/19