SPANISH LOVE SONGS, have released “Marvel“, the final track releasing ahead of the upcoming album ‘No Joy’ out August 25 via Pure Noise Records. Fans can listen to the new song now at this link: 

“Marvel’ is the backbone of the album thematically,” says vocalist and guitarist Dylan Slocum. “It was written for a friend, and the chorus was a throwaway joke that has just sort of stuck. It’s probably the most positive song I’ve ever written, and a response to every complaint I’ve ever lodged in other songs. 

Find the things you need to stay afloat. 

Piss off the cosmic forces that would see you perish. 

Find what you need.

 Stay alive.”

Recently hailed as “one of the summer’s most anticipated albums” from Brooklyn Vegan, ‘No Joy’ will be released in full on August 25, 2023 and is available for pre-order at this link: Previously released tracks “Pendulum”, “Haunted” and “Clean-Up Crew” can be streamed on all platforms now: 

Brimming with new wave pastiche, fluttering synths, shimmering walls of chorus guitar, and four-on-the-floor rhythms, ‘No Joy’ isn’t an exclamation point follow-up to the emotional catharsis of the landmark ‘Brave Faces Everyone’ as much as it is an exhale – the sound of vocalist and guitarist Dylan Slocum, his wife and keyboardist Meredith Van Woert, guitarist Kyle McAulay, bassist Trevor Dietrich, and drummer Ruben Duarte finding peace in quieter moments and embracing the negative space.

Produced by the band and Collin Pastore (Lucy Dacus, Julien Baker, Illuminati Hotties) and mixed by Carlos de la Garza (Paramore, M83, Best Coast), the 12 songs on ‘No Joy’ continue to find Spanish Love Songs grappling with the messiness of what it means to be alive in the modern age – unsure of the answers themselves but confident that together, we can all come a little closer to the solutions.

‘Brave Faces Everyone’ was about mustering up the strength to barely break even in an increasingly bleak world, ‘No Joy’ is finding the internal peace required to stay in the black. As Slocum says, “it’s an album about finding happiness in what you have and your current moment. It might be your best moment, or it might not, but you have to find joy in it.”

‘No Joy’ Track Listing
Clean-Up Crew
Middle of Nine
I’m Gonna Miss Everything
Rapture Chaser
Here You Are
Exit Bags
Re-Emerging Signs of the Apocalypse

This week, SPANISH LOVE SONGS announced an upcoming US tour supporting Hot Mulligan which will come after their first-ever tour in Australia, culminating in a special show in Melbourne on ‘No Joy’ release day, and are currently gearing up for a UK/EU fall run with Hot Mulligan. All current dates listed below with more info found at 

Headline Tour in Australia

Aug 19 – Canberra – The Shaking Hand

Aug 20 – Sydney – Mary’s Underground (LOW TICKETS)

Aug 21 – Newcastle – Hamilton Station Hotel

Aug 23 – Gold Coast – Vinnies Dive

Aug 24 – Brisbane – The Outpost (LOW TICKETS)

Aug 25 – Melbourne – Stay Gold (SOLD OUT)

Aug 26 – Melbourne – Stay Gold


Aug 31 – Kingston, UK – Pryzm

Sept 1 – Leeds, UK – Stylus (SOLD OUT)

Sept 2 – Manchester, UK – Academy 2 (SOLD OUT)

Sept 3 – Glasgow, UK – SWG3 (SOLD OUT) 

Sept 5 – Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms (SOLD OUT)

Sept 6 – Bristol, UK – SWX (SOLD OUT) 

Sept 7 – London, UK – 02 Forum Kentish Town (LOW TICKETS)

Sept 8 – Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy 2 (SOLD OUT)

Sept 10 – Eindhoven, NL – Effenaar (SOLD OUT)

Sept 11 – Cologne, DE – Club Volta (LOW TICKETS)

Sept 12 – Hamburg, DE – Logo (LOW TICKETS)

Sept 13 – Berlin, DE – So36

Sept 15 – Münster, DE – Skaters Palace (LOW TICKETS)

Sept 16 – Munich, DE – Strom (LOW TICKETS)

Sept 17 – Weisbaden, DE – Schlachthof (LOW TICKETS) 

Sept 18 – Antwerp, BE – Trix


Tickets on sale Friday, August 4 @ Noon EST

Nov 8 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s

Nov 10 – Pittsburgh, PA – The Roxian

Nov 11 – Cleveland, OH – The Agora

Nov 12 – Toronto, ON – History 

Nov 14 – Boston, MA – House of Blues

Nov 15 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza 

Nov 16 – Huntington, NY – Paramount

Nov 17 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore

Nov 18 – Richmond, VA – The National

Nov 19 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

Nov 21 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore 

Nov 22 – Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues

Nov 24 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution

Nov 25 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues

Nov 26 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade

Nov 28 – Houston, TX – House of Blues

Nov 29 – Austin, TX – Emo’s

Dec 1 – Phoenix, AZ – Van Buren

Dec 2 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

Dec 3 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues

Dec 5 – San Francisco, CA – Fillmore

Dec 6 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades

Dec 8 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo

Dec 9 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom

Dec 11 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot

Dec 12 – Denver, CO – The Summit

Dec 14 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater 

Dec 15 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues

Dec 16 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues

Dec 17 – Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Hall 

For more information on Spanish Love Songs visit the bands website

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