[Cover photo credit to Zoe Prinds-Flash]
Minneapolis Indie Rock group Bad Bad Hats is celebrating a decade of making music with the It Hurts EP (10th Anniversary Edition) due out January 27, 2023 via Bad Bad Hats/Afternoon Records.The new collection features the special remastered version of their debut It Hurts EP and also demos of all 5 songs. It marks the first time the debut EP will be available on vinyl, as well as being released digitally. As a preview, they’ve released the remaster of “Super America” with a lyric video.
The band have also announced a special It Hurts EP (10th Anniversary Edition) hometown throwdown concert on February 4th, 2023 at First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry. The show will be a double-header (early show and late show), with special guest Beemer.
Bad Bad Hats’ music has been described as “a balance of sweet and sour”, combining classic Pop songwriting, Rock and Pop-Punk. The band was formed in 2012 by Kerry Alexander (vocals/guitar/lyrics) and Chris Hoge (guitar/bass). They have released three full-length albums, Psychic Reader (2015), Lightning Round (2018), and Walkman (2021)) and two EPs, including their debut, It Hurts (2013), which celebrates its 10th anniversary this January.
It Hurts (10th Anniversary Edition) tracklist:
1. It Hurts (Remaster)
2. Super America (Remaster)
3. Secrets Are No Fun (Remaster)
4. 9AM (Remaster)
5. A Bout (Remaster)
6. It Hurts (Demo)
7. Super America (Demo)
8. Secrets Are No Fun (Demo)
9. 9AM (Demo)
10. A Bout (Demo)