Download new Get Up Kids song “Pararelevant”

With their anticipated new album now just over a month away from release, The Get Up Kids have released a brand new track for free.

Titled “Pararelevant”, the song comes from their upcoming album There Are Rules, set for release on their own label January 25th.

You can stream the track below and for those interested in downloading it for free, enter your email address into the widget underneath the song stream for access.

The Get Up Kids – “Pararelevant”



The Get Up Kids debut new song from There Are Rules

The Get Up Kids have debuted a brand new song from their upcoming album There Are Rules. The new album, their first since 2004’s Guilt Show, is due for release January 25, 2011.

The song is titled “Regent’s Court”, is a short 2-minute burst of up-tempo, synthesizer-tinged indie rock that continues their musical progression seen in their Simple Science EP (but it could have easily been culled from the Guilt Show cutting room floor).

Stereogum premiered the song and spoke to bassist Rob Pope about the band’s reformation;

“None of us had written music together since 2003, so we thought it would be fun to at least attempt to write some music together. We were in Belgium at a festival when it was decided. We figured that we’d know pretty quickly whether or not it was going to work once we started. Luckily, it went really well … and very quickly”.

and the direction of their new material;

“It’s definitely the strangest record we’ve ever made,” says Pope, “I really wanted every single song to sound kind of bizarre and unlike anything we’d ever done before. Granted, it’s still us doing what we do, but I wanted all the instrumentation to sound weird. The general goal, at least for me, was to always make it sound weirder”.

You can stream the new song below or download it via Stereogum (link above). The Get Up Kids recently left long time label home Vagrant and will release their new album on their own Quality Hill Records.

AUDIO STREAM: The Get Up Kids – “Regent’s Court”
The Get Up Kids – “Regent’s Court”


The Get Up Kids announce 2011 North American tour

The Get Up Kids, fresh from the announcement of their new album, have lined up the first leg of their upcoming 2011 tour itinerary. The first leg will see them venture out from Texas starting January 21st, making their way out West through California, Oregon, Washington and Colorado.

Ticket pre-sales start today while general sales begin November 18th. Tickets can be purchased here. Confirmed dates for the run can be seen below.

The band’s first new album since 2004’s Guilt Show is due out January 25th, 2011.

Tour dates:
January 21 @ Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
January 22 @ Emo’s – Austin, TX
January 23 @ The Loft – Dallas, TX
January 25 @ Clubhouse – Tempe, AZ
January 26 @ House Of Blues – San Diego, CA
January 27 @ The Troubadour – West Hollywood, CA
January 28 @ The Glass House – Pomona, CA
January 29 @ Slim’s San Francisco, CA
January 30 @ Bottom Of The Hill – San Francisco, CA
February 1 @ Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR
February 2 @ Neumo’s – Seattle, WA
February 3 @ The Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
February 4 @ Club Sound – Salt Lake City, UT
February 5 @ Marquis Theater – Denver, CO