[Cover photo credit to Kristy Benjamin]

Bay Area Indie-Punk band Shutups have shared the lead single and video “Endless Heaven”, from their new album, titled I can’t eat nearly as much as I want to vomit. The full album was mixed and mastered by Grammy nominated engineer / producer Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Jeff Rosenstock, King Woman), and will be released via Kill Rock Stars on October 21st, 2022. The video for “Endless Heaven” is 18th century-themed, including costumes.

The Shutups are known for their music videos, combining “huge ambition with their tongue-in-cheek attitude and humor”. The video was directed by Braith Miller, Jeremiah-Durian Williams, and Shutups band member Eric Stafford (guitars, synth). 

Describing his intentions behind the single “Endless Heaven”, the band’s songwriter and vocalist Hadley Davis says:

I wanted to write a song that mirrored the feeling of letting out all your air and laying on the bottom of a pool. The crushing comfort of calm water. Every time I worked on this song, I pictured that. It’s a summer song, but for the more mundane moments of summer (sitting in hot cars, power outages, sunburns, days lost to the void). It’s about dissociating and returning mid sentence.

The forthcoming new Shutups album, I can’t eat nearly as much as I want to vomit, is the follow-up to their 2019 debut album Every Day I’m Less Zen. Since that release, the band have put out the 5, Six and Seven EPs, which expanded their genre influences and ambition with the help of engineer Jack Shirley.