Generationals share video for ‘Breaking Your Silence’ ahead of new album release


The Generationals are a little more than a month away from the release of their new LP, Reader As Detective. Their latest single ‘Breaking Your Silence’ is a slice of summertime sweetness, offering airy instrumentation and sensational melodies in abundance.

The song’s video, directed by Spencer Kelly, places bandmates Grant Widmer and Ted Joyner on mobile truck billboards scattered throughout the countryside. Evocative synths and rollicking percussion slot in beautifully behind the earworm vocals of Ted Joyner. The track seems custom-built for a drive with the sun shining and the windows rolled down.

“I dreamt of a day when we could make our music and blast it into the vast wilderness, void of people and their pettiness and fighting,” says Widmer. “So we made a video with this in mind, as a love letter to our true, pure audience: horses and trees.”

You can watch the video for the Generationals’ ‘Breaking Your Silence’ up above and you can pre-order Reader As Detective at this link. You can also check out the band’s upcoming tour dates down below.

16 August – Club Dada (w/Pure Bathing Culture); Dallas, TX
17 August – Antone’s Nightclub (w/Pure Bathing Culture); Austin, TX
19 August – Valley Bar (w/Pure Bathing Culture); Phoenix, AZ
20 August – Casbah (w/Pure Bathing Culture); San Diego, CA
22 August – Lodge Room (w/Pure Bathing Culture); Los Angeles, CA
23 August – SOhO Music Club (w/Pure Bathing Culture); Santa Barbara, CA
24 August – The Independent (w/Pure Bathing Culture); San Francisco, CA
26 August – Doug Fir Lounge (w/Pure Bathing Culture); Portland, OR
27 August – Fox Cabaret (w/Pure Bathing Culture); Vancouver, BC
28 August – The Crocodile (w/Pure Bathing Culture); Seattle, WA
30 August – Bluebird Theater; Denver, CO
18 September – High Noon Saloon (w/Gemma); Madison, WI
19 September – Turf Club (w/Gemma); St. Paul, MN
20 September – Lincoln Hall (w/Gemma); Chicago, IL
21 September – The A&R Music Bar (w/Gemma); Columbus, OH
22 September – Horseshoe Tavern (w/Gemma); Toronto, ON
24 September – The Sinclair (w/Gemma); Cambridge, MA
26 September – Music Hall of Williamsburg (w/Gemma); Brooklyn, NY
27 September – Johnny Brenda’s (w/Gemma); Philadelphia, PA
28 September – The Black Cat (w/Gemma); Washington, DC
30 September – Motorco Music Hall (w/Neighbor Lady); Durham, NC
02 October – The Basement East (w/Neighbor Lady); Nashville, TN
03 October – The Masquerade (w/Neighbor Lady); Atlanta, GA
04 October – Saturn (w/Neighbor Lady); Birmingham, AL
05 October – Tipitina’s (w/Neighbor Lady); New Orleans, LA

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