PREMIERE: Listen to Weird Lines’ self-titled debut album

Maritime lifers Julie Doiron and Jon McKiel combine 1950s pop with '90s fuzz.

July 4, 2016

Photo: Noah Bender

Ultra-prolific Maritime songwriter, rocker, and Eric’s Trip member Julie Doiron is ready to unveil the debut album from her new project, Weird Lines. Due out July 8th as the first release from Sappy Futures Ltd, you can stream the entire self-titled effort right now below.

Alongside Doiron in Weird Lines are Jon McKiel, C.L. McLaughlin, Michael C. Duguay, drummer James Anderson, and saxophonist Chris Meaney. Alternately saccharine and raw, the eight tracks that make up Weird Lines distill the best of 1950s pop with ’90s distortion in a powerfully whimsical manner that brings to mind Joey Santiago from The Pixies jamming with Sebadoh. Plus some psychedelic saxophone, of course.

Listen to Weird Lines here:

Catch Weird Lines on tour:

July 16 – Hamilton, ON @ This Ain’t Hollywood*
July 17 – Guelph, ON @ eBar*
July 18 – Toronto, ON @ Delaware House*
July 19 – Toronto, ON @ The Monarch Tavern*
July 20 – Windsor, ON @ Phog Lounge*
July 21 – Peterborough, ON @ The Garnett*
July 22 – Ottawa, ON @ Bar Robo*
July 23 – Montreal, QC @ Poisson Rouge ^
July 26 – Moncton, NB @ The Esquire Tavern ^
July 27 – Saint John, NB @ Callahan’s Pub ^
July 29-31 – Sackville, NB @ SappyFest
August 01 – Fredericton, NB @ ReNeu Boutique *

* = w/ Adrian Teacher and the Subs & Jon McKiel
^ = w/ Adrian Teacher and the Subs, Jon McKiel, Jay Arner, and Supermoon

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