Citizen Share New Single & Video “Bash Out”

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Last year Toledo-based rock powerhouse Citizen released their fourth full-length, Life In Your Glass World, via Run For Cover Records. The record pushed them into new sonic territory, marking another giant step forward for the always adventurous band. Today Citizen have returned, offering the first taste of where they’re heading next with the hyper-catchy new single, Bash Out. Citizen are also heading out on tour next week for a lengthy run of sold out shows with Turnstile, Ceremony, Ekulu and Truth Cult. The band will then be heading to the UK for the Outbreak Festival and then playing special Fall headlining shows in New York and Los Angeles.

Citizen have a well-earned reputation for reinvention, and Bash Out finds the band diving headfirst into the kind of widescreen indie pop hinted at on Life In Your Glass World. The uptempo track bursts from the speakers with sharp guitars and a driving beat while vocalist Matt Kerekes belts out some of the catchiest melodies the band have ever had. Throughout their impressive catalog Citizen have already explored impassioned post-hardcore, raw noise rock, anthemic alternative, and much more, always leaving listeners guessing about what’s next, but certain it will great, and if Bash Out is any indication, the band still have plenty of exciting new ground to cover. 

You can stream Bash Out here and view tour dates and purchase tickets here