Today, Houndmouth — vocalist/guitarist Matthew Myers, drummer/vocalist Shane Cody, and bassist/vocalist Zak Appleby — share ‘McKenzie’, the second single off their upcoming record, ‘Good For You’. ‘McKenzie’ is a final lamentation of unrequited love: a last nod to shared kisses at the harbor, making ends meet, and nights of couch-crashing after a few too many. As piano sweeps in atop bright guitars and joyous harmonies, Houndmouth closes the chapter on an all-too-casual affair and the attendant recklessness of youth.


‘McKenzie’ is the latest taste of ‘Good For You‘, Houndmouth’s debut release for Dualtone Records out on 5th November. Recorded over the course of a year in lockdown in their Indiana hometown headquarters, a 19th-century shotgun-style home fondly called ‘The Green House’, Houndmouth sought to slip away from the sameness of their quarantine. The band twisted memories from far-flung musical travels past into a new sort of mythical truth — one that shimmered alongside their confined world of glittering, Faberge-spun chandeliers and gold leaf wallpaper.

The result: pure escapism. As heartbreak dances under red skies, Houndmouth emerges in the likeness of werewolves (‘Make it to Midnight’), an intoxicated Cinderella (‘Cool Jam’), or Elvis’ demise (‘Las Vegas’). Banded together in their search for self, ‘Good For You’’ motley cast of characters confront forlorn love affairs and the inherent lonesomeness of aging with fairytale flair.

Set to The Green House’s rustic, home-recorded sound, Brad Cook (Waxahatchee) and Jon Ashley (The War on Drugs) transformed Houndmouth’s previous shambolic sound into a warm, unhurried record that illuminates the band’s “shaggy, swinging, big-screen storytelling” (NPR Music) and transports the listener to lands far, far away.

Houndmouth are currently gearing up for a North-American tour in support of ‘Good For You’, including Webster Hall in NYC, DC’s Lincoln Theater, and two nights at Thalia Hall in Chicago. See full dates below.

Listen and pre-order the album on limited edition vinyl and more HERE

Good For You Tracklist:

Good For You

Miracle Mile

Make it to Midnight


Cool Jam



Ride or Die


Las Vegas

Tour Dates:

08/14        New Braunfels, TX @ Sendero x Lone Star Rodeo 2021

08/20        Chillicothe, IL @ Summer Camp Music Festival 2021

08/28        Knoxville, TN @ Second Bell Music Festival 2021

09/16        Oxford, MS @ The Lyric Oxford

09/17        Birmingham, AL @ Saturn

09/18        Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West

09/19        Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle

09/21        Virginia Beach, VA @ Elevation 27

09/22        Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theater

09/23        Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel

09/24        Lexington, KY @ The Burl

09/25        Franklin, TN @ Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival

11/12        Detroit, MI @ El Club

11/13        Harrisburg, PA @ Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center

11/14        Woodstock, NY @ Levon Helm Studios

11/16        Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street

11/17        Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club

11/19        Washington DC @ Lincoln Theater

11/20        New York, NY @ Webster Hall

11/21        Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live

11/23        Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theater

11/24         Louisville, KY @ Old Forester’s Paristown Hall 

11/26        Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue

11/27        Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue

12/10        Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note

12/11        Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s

12/12        Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre

12/14        Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Cafe

12/16        Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom

12/17        Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall

12/18        Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall




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