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PAWS
In 2012 the band released the Misled Youth EP followed shortly by their debut full length album Cokefloat!, which garnered critical acclaim from the likes of Pitchfork, BBC and

SPIN. That album, recorded by ex-Test Icicle, Rory Attwell on the boat/studio "Lightship95," introduced the band’s explosive songwriting to the world, boiling down emotionally charged lyrics with the whiplash snap of punk. The band soon after toured with Japandroids,

Bleached, We Are Scientists and The Cribs and their live show proves time and again their comfort on the stage, leading SPIN Magazine to place the band at number four on their "Top

50 Best Acts at SXSW Festival in 2013.”

PAWS' second album, Youth Culture Forever marked a significant change in strength and mood for the band. Recorded live in a home studio in the woods in upstate New York, the album captured the Scottish trio in their element. Fiercely loud and brutally raw, YCF also demonstrated emotional and dynamic depths that added new shades and colours to the sound already developed on their debut album, resulting in a record of renewed confidence and even greater scope. The band were also very humbled to see Youth Culture Forever become their second album to be nominated for The Scottish Album Of The Year Award.

The tour that followed pushed the band to new heights as musicians, continuing to forge a strong, united bond together, forcing them to dig deeper than ever before to keep their heads above water, especially when the consequences of constant travel and unfortunate circumstances reared their ugly heads. That tour, in all its theft grief and toil, cemented the idea in the band’s collective mind that in order to make something work, against all odds, you've gotta go big or go home…. which brings us to No Grace.

More than just the third PAWS record, No Grace is representative of a transformative period of time in the band’s life and is the gravel-throated affirmation of that 'do it or die' attitude that informs any great work of passion. It's the song you sing when you get kicked in the teeth; the decision you make to get back on your feet and rattle off another punch; it's the humility of defeat and the ecstasy of triumph because you never gave up. But more than anything, it's the sound of the pure fucking energy and joy that comes from making something with your whole heart.

As well as being a statement of intent, No Grace was that opportunity to go big or go home. So PAWS went big. After discovering a mutual appreciation between themselves and bassist/ producer Mark Hoppus (Blink 182/+44), PAWS enlisted his support to help push these new songs to their wildest heights and pack the heftiest punch they could muster. And from the

eponymous opener and first single, 'No Grace', it's clear the two are a perfect fit. Recorded last summer between Chem 19 in

Glasgow and a private studio in Somerset, it's a partnership that strikes hard through the core of the record. PAWS’ third album distills the best of what came before it and builds on it with strength and confidence.

Like its been bottled up and shaken every day for the past year and

shot out point blank with every press of the play button; these songs soar and stun, they fill your head, swell in your heart, rumble in your belly and consume all available space in your ear canals. But more than all of these things, No Grace is what happens when instead of back down or giving in, you turn the fuck up.

We encourage you to do the same.

PAWS
In 2012 the band released the Misled Youth EP followed shortly by their debut full length album Cokefloat!, which garnered critical acclaim from the likes of Pitchfork, BBC and

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Tour Dates
Date Location Venue
09/13/17 Wed Dubuque, IA The Lift
09/14/17 Thu Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry with The Cribs
09/16/17 Sat Detroit, MI Third Man Records Cass Corridor with The Cribs
09/17/17 Sun Buffalo, NY Mohawk Place
09/18/17 Mon Toronto, ON, Canada Lee's Palace with The Cribs
09/19/17 Tue Montreal, QC, Canada Bar Le "Ritz" P.D.B. with The Cribs
09/20/17 Wed Cambridge, MA The Middle East - Downstairs with The Cribs
09/21/17 Thu Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg with The Cribs
09/22/17 Fri Lancaster, PA Lizard Lounge
09/23/17 Sat Washington, DC U Street Music Hall with The Cribs
09/25/17 Mon Chapel Hill, NC Cat's Cradle - Backroom with The Cribs
09/26/17 Tue Atlanta, GA The Earl with The Cribs
09/27/17 Wed Tallahassee, FL Club Downunder
09/29/17 Fri Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall with The Cribs
09/30/17 Sat Austin, TX Antones with The Cribs
10/01/17 Sun Dallas, TX Club Dada with The Cribs
10/03/17 Tue El Paso, TX The Lowbrow Palace with The Cribs
10/04/17 Wed Tucson, AZ Club Congress
10/05/17 Thu Phoenix, AZ Valley Bar with The Cribs
10/06/17 Fri Los Angeles, CA The Teragram Ballroom with The Cribs
10/07/17 Sat San Francisco, CA The Independent with The Cribs
10/10/17 Tue Vancouver, BC, Canada The Cobalt with The Cribs
10/11/17 Wed Seattle, WA Chop Suey with The Cribs
10/12/17 Thu Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre with The Cribs
10/13/17 Fri Boise, ID The Olympic
10/14/17 Sat Salt Lake City, UT Kilby Court with Together Pangea
10/15/17 Sun Denver, CO Lost Lake Lounge
10/17/17 Tue Chicago, IL Subterranean Downstairs
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