Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains will release the second single from their self-titled debut album on March 31st exclusively through iTunes. The single “Who Do We Care For?” will be bundled with previously unreleased track, “It’s A Living” and the videos for both songs. The video for “Who Do We Care For?” was shot in Toronto and directed by Graydon Sheppard while “It’s A Living” was directed <> by Sebastien Grainger.
The band will be touring in the United States throughout March, including dates at SXSW. In April, the band will return to Canada and play a full cross-country tour (dates below).
Sebastien Grainger’s debut album Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains was released by the Outside Music Label on Oct 21st, 2008. Grainger is best known as the singer and drummer for Canadian dance-punk duo Death From Above 1979, who took the world by storm with the release of their breakthrough record You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine in 2004.
Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains was written, recorded and mixed by Sebastien Grainger at Giant Studio in Toronto with James Shaw (Metric) lending engineering assistance on a number of tracks. A host of other artists contribute to the album including: Leon Taheny (Germans), Nick Sewell (Illuminati) and Andrew Scott (Bicycles & The Meligrove Band)
The Outside Music label formed in 2002 in order to release albums by some of the finest Canadian and international artists. Located in Toronto, Ontario, the label continues to flourish with a roster that currently includes The Sadies, Jill Barber, Matthew Barber, The Besnard Lakes, Sunparlour Players, Rebekah Higgs, The Diableros, The Hylozoists and Oh Susanna.
Who Do We Care For? Tracklisting
1. Who Do We Care For ?
2. Who Do We Care For? (video)
3. It's A Living (Previously Unreleased)
4. It's A Living (video)
2009 Tour Dates
18 March 2008, SXSW - Canadian Blast BBQ @ The East Tent , Austin, Texas
19 March 2009, SXSW - IAMSOUND / ’SUP party @ Malverde SEBASTIEN DJ SET , Austin,Texas
19 March 2009, SXSW - NXNE Showcase @ El Sol y La Luna , Austin, Texas
20 March 2009, SXSW - Saddle Creek Showcase @ Radio Room , Austin, Texas
21 March 2009, SXSW - Hot Freaks! Party @ Club deVille , Austin, Texas
24 March 2009, Club Congress , Tuscon, Arizona
25 March 2009, Chryo Arts , Phoenix, Arizona
26 March 2009, Knitting Factory - Front Room , Hollywood, California
27 March 2009, The Detroit Bar , Costa Mesa, California
30 March 2009, The Rickshaw Stop , San Francisco, California
31 March 2009, Doug Fir Lounge , Portland, Oregon
2 April 2009, The Crocodile Cafe , Seattle, Washington
3 April 2009, Lucky Bar , Victoria, British Columbia
4 April 2009, The Spice Lounge , Nanaimo, British Columbia
5 April 2009, Richards on Richards , Vancouver, British Columbia
7 April 2009, The Pawn Shop , Edmonton, Alberta
8 April 2009, Marquee Club , Calgary, Alberta
9 April 2009, Amigos , Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
10, April 2009, Pyramid Cabaret, Winnipeg, Manitoba
12 April 2009, 400 Bar , Minneapolis, Minnesota
14 April 2009, Subterranean , Chicago, Illinois
15 April 2009, Frankie’s , Toledo, Ohio
16 April 2009, Pike Room , Pontiac, Michigan
18 April 2009, Kitchener Children’s Museum / GO! Festival , Kitchener, Ontario
19 April 2009, Casbah , Hamilton, Ontario
23 April 2009, Zaphods Beeblebrox , Ottawa, Ontario
24 April 2009, La Casbah , Quebec City, Quebec
25 April 2009, Il Motore , Montreal, Quebec
1, May 2009, The Ford Plant, Brantford, Ontario
2 May 2009, Montreal House , Peterborough, Ontario