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Interview: Empire! Empire! Talks About How 'You Will Eventually Be Forgotten' »

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During Gaelic and Medieval times, patrons, monarchs, and members of high society employed professional poets and musicians to tell stories of their activities and commemorate the patron’s ancestors. The tradition was meant not only to entertain, but also to immortalize their influence and…

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I recorded an acoustic version of Ribbon with Couch King/Alissa Reynolds Photography before BLED FEST this year, and we are happy to be able to show it to you all now! Check it out here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=506gg_dyYho

As usual, you can pick up the album from Count Your Lucky Stars Records or Topshelf Records!

CYLS: http://countyourluckystars.bigcartel.com/artist/empire-empire-i-was-a-lonely-estate
Topshelf: http://www.topshelfrecords.com/store

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Empire! Empire! "Title Contest"! »

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Ok, time for the contest we were talking about! I am a huge fan of referencing works that I love in our song titles. So much so, that a large body of our discography pays homage to other things that have inspired me or things I love, like quotes from RPGs, books, TV shows/movies, etc. So here…

Here’s a fun contest you can enter to win some cool Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) prizes!

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topshelfrecords:

Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s You Will Eventually Be Forgotten and Prawn's Kingfisher are now on our bandcamp for just $5! Get both albums for just $10 — which I feel like is the normal price of one album so that is a deal!! Get ‘em here.

$10 for both albums! Ends on Tuesday! topshelfrecords:

Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s You Will Eventually Be Forgotten and Prawn's Kingfisher are now on our bandcamp for just $5! Get both albums for just $10 — which I feel like is the normal price of one album so that is a deal!! Get ‘em here.

$10 for both albums! Ends on Tuesday!

topshelfrecords:

Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s You Will Eventually Be Forgotten and Prawn's Kingfisher are now on our bandcamp for just $5! Get both albums for just $10 — which I feel like is the normal price of one album so that is a deal!! Get ‘em here.

$10 for both albums! Ends on Tuesday!

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Album release news!

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1) Monday we will be announcing our line-up for the album release show, but I am going to give you a spoiler and say it’s August 30th at the Flint Local 432 and the line-up is going to be super stacked. You are going to want to travel for this one. 

2) Pre-orders are going swimmingly, get them at Count Your Lucky Stars Records and Topshelf Records now.

CYLS: http://countyourluckystars.bigcartel.com/
Topshelf: http://www.topshelfrecords.com/store

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Guess what?! We are the Record of the Week at Pirates Press! Take a sneak peak at what our records look like! Pre-orders will be up soon, pick which color you want and hopefully you are fast enough to get it when they go up Here is the pressing info: 250 Black- 180 Gram375 Bone 375 Silver500 Splatter: Milky Clear Base with Baby Blue + Hot Pink + Easter Yellow500 Color in Color- Ultra Clear Base with Cyan Blue
The Count Your Lucky Stars Records exclusive is Bone and the Topshelf Records exclusive is Silver ♥♥♥http://www.piratespress.com/cms/rotw/

empireempireband:

Guess what?! We are the Record of the Week at Pirates Press! Take a sneak peak at what our records look like! Pre-orders will be up soon, pick which color you want and hopefully you are fast enough to get it when they go up 

Here is the pressing info: 

250 Black- 180 Gram
375 Bone 
375 Silver
500 Splatter: Milky Clear Base with Baby Blue + Hot Pink + Easter Yellow
500 Color in Color- Ultra Clear Base with Cyan Blue

The Count Your Lucky Stars Records exclusive is Bone and the Topshelf Records exclusive is Silver ♥♥♥

http://www.piratespress.com/cms/rotw/

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"If It’s Bad News, It Can Wait" — from Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)'s new album You Will Eventually Be Forgotten — out everywhere August 2014 through Count Your Lucky Stars Records and Topshelf Records.

Get notified when pre-orders become available.

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Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) - "If It's Bad News, It Can Wait" (Stereogum Premiere) »

Here’s a new Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) song for you from their LONG awaited new full length album You Will Eventually Be Forgotten — the song’s called “If It’s Bad News, It Can Wait”.

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If the “emo revival” (not the #emorevival) had royalty, Keith and Cathy Latinen of Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) might well be the genre’s king and queen. Between Empire! Empire! and their label, Count Your Lucky Stars, the husband/wife duo have been long-time friends, peers and confidants that are instrumental in this niche we’ve all carved out for ourselves. Now the band is poised to take an even bigger role in things with the announcement of their second full-length You Will Eventually Be Forgotten on August 19, 2014 via Topshelf Records and Count Your Lucky Stars Records. A companion graphic novel, titled Ribbon, will also be released on August 19th. Illustrated by artist and friend, Ben Sears, Ribbon tells the stories behind the songs in eleven chapters in his trademark style.
You Will Eventually Be Forgotten may have taken half a decade to complete (actually feels longer, doesn’t it?), but it was absolutely worth the wait. Constant touring and the litany of splits and EPs since their last full-length have noticeably tightened the band and the meticulous lyrics, beautiful guitar melodies, and sincere vocals that have become their hallmark. This record’s loaded with vivid storytelling that makes each Empire! Empire! song feel like a carefully handcrafted gift unique to the listener.
Get notified when pre-orders become available and view the album’s track listing. If the “emo revival” (not the #emorevival) had royalty, Keith and Cathy Latinen of Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) might well be the genre’s king and queen. Between Empire! Empire! and their label, Count Your Lucky Stars, the husband/wife duo have been long-time friends, peers and confidants that are instrumental in this niche we’ve all carved out for ourselves. Now the band is poised to take an even bigger role in things with the announcement of their second full-length You Will Eventually Be Forgotten on August 19, 2014 via Topshelf Records and Count Your Lucky Stars Records. A companion graphic novel, titled Ribbon, will also be released on August 19th. Illustrated by artist and friend, Ben Sears, Ribbon tells the stories behind the songs in eleven chapters in his trademark style.
You Will Eventually Be Forgotten may have taken half a decade to complete (actually feels longer, doesn’t it?), but it was absolutely worth the wait. Constant touring and the litany of splits and EPs since their last full-length have noticeably tightened the band and the meticulous lyrics, beautiful guitar melodies, and sincere vocals that have become their hallmark. This record’s loaded with vivid storytelling that makes each Empire! Empire! song feel like a carefully handcrafted gift unique to the listener.
Get notified when pre-orders become available and view the album’s track listing.

If the “emo revival” (not the #emorevival) had royalty, Keith and Cathy Latinen of Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) might well be the genre’s king and queen. Between Empire! Empire! and their label, Count Your Lucky Stars, the husband/wife duo have been long-time friends, peers and confidants that are instrumental in this niche we’ve all carved out for ourselves. Now the band is poised to take an even bigger role in things with the announcement of their second full-length You Will Eventually Be Forgotten on August 19, 2014 via Topshelf Records and Count Your Lucky Stars Records. A companion graphic novel, titled Ribbon, will also be released on August 19th. Illustrated by artist and friend, Ben Sears, Ribbon tells the stories behind the songs in eleven chapters in his trademark style.

You Will Eventually Be Forgotten may have taken half a decade to complete (actually feels longer, doesn’t it?), but it was absolutely worth the wait. Constant touring and the litany of splits and EPs since their last full-length have noticeably tightened the band and the meticulous lyrics, beautiful guitar melodies, and sincere vocals that have become their hallmark. This record’s loaded with vivid storytelling that makes each Empire! Empire! song feel like a carefully handcrafted gift unique to the listener.

Get notified when pre-orders become available and view the album’s track listing.

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These things are happening.
Donovan Wolfington US tour with Ovlov and Pope
Sundials tour dates with The Sidekicks, Dowsing
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) tour dates with The Early November, I Can Make a Mess
Wild Ones West Coast tour dates
Braid summer tour dates with Into It. Over It., Pity Sex and Signals Midwest
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die US tour dates with mewithoutYou
You Blew It! US tour with Say Anything, The Front Bottoms and The So So Glos
Diamond Youth UK tour with Citizen and Headroom
Have Mercy East Coast tour with Pentimento and Gates
Frameworks late summer tour with United Nations
These things are happening.
Donovan Wolfington US tour with Ovlov and Pope
Sundials tour dates with The Sidekicks, Dowsing
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) tour dates with The Early November, I Can Make a Mess
Wild Ones West Coast tour dates
Braid summer tour dates with Into It. Over It., Pity Sex and Signals Midwest
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die US tour dates with mewithoutYou
You Blew It! US tour with Say Anything, The Front Bottoms and The So So Glos
Diamond Youth UK tour with Citizen and Headroom
Have Mercy East Coast tour with Pentimento and Gates
Frameworks late summer tour with United Nations
These things are happening.
Donovan Wolfington US tour with Ovlov and Pope
Sundials tour dates with The Sidekicks, Dowsing
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) tour dates with The Early November, I Can Make a Mess
Wild Ones West Coast tour dates
Braid summer tour dates with Into It. Over It., Pity Sex and Signals Midwest
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die US tour dates with mewithoutYou
You Blew It! US tour with Say Anything, The Front Bottoms and The So So Glos
Diamond Youth UK tour with Citizen and Headroom
Have Mercy East Coast tour with Pentimento and Gates
Frameworks late summer tour with United Nations
These things are happening.
Donovan Wolfington US tour with Ovlov and Pope
Sundials tour dates with The Sidekicks, Dowsing
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) tour dates with The Early November, I Can Make a Mess
Wild Ones West Coast tour dates
Braid summer tour dates with Into It. Over It., Pity Sex and Signals Midwest
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die US tour dates with mewithoutYou
You Blew It! US tour with Say Anything, The Front Bottoms and The So So Glos
Diamond Youth UK tour with Citizen and Headroom
Have Mercy East Coast tour with Pentimento and Gates
Frameworks late summer tour with United Nations
These things are happening.
Donovan Wolfington US tour with Ovlov and Pope
Sundials tour dates with The Sidekicks, Dowsing
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) tour dates with The Early November, I Can Make a Mess
Wild Ones West Coast tour dates
Braid summer tour dates with Into It. Over It., Pity Sex and Signals Midwest
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die US tour dates with mewithoutYou
You Blew It! US tour with Say Anything, The Front Bottoms and The So So Glos
Diamond Youth UK tour with Citizen and Headroom
Have Mercy East Coast tour with Pentimento and Gates
Frameworks late summer tour with United Nations
These things are happening.
Donovan Wolfington US tour with Ovlov and Pope
Sundials tour dates with The Sidekicks, Dowsing
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) tour dates with The Early November, I Can Make a Mess
Wild Ones West Coast tour dates
Braid summer tour dates with Into It. Over It., Pity Sex and Signals Midwest
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die US tour dates with mewithoutYou
You Blew It! US tour with Say Anything, The Front Bottoms and The So So Glos
Diamond Youth UK tour with Citizen and Headroom
Have Mercy East Coast tour with Pentimento and Gates
Frameworks late summer tour with United Nations
These things are happening.
Donovan Wolfington US tour with Ovlov and Pope
Sundials tour dates with The Sidekicks, Dowsing
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) tour dates with The Early November, I Can Make a Mess
Wild Ones West Coast tour dates
Braid summer tour dates with Into It. Over It., Pity Sex and Signals Midwest
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die US tour dates with mewithoutYou
You Blew It! US tour with Say Anything, The Front Bottoms and The So So Glos
Diamond Youth UK tour with Citizen and Headroom
Have Mercy East Coast tour with Pentimento and Gates
Frameworks late summer tour with United Nations
These things are happening.
Donovan Wolfington US tour with Ovlov and Pope
Sundials tour dates with The Sidekicks, Dowsing
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) tour dates with The Early November, I Can Make a Mess
Wild Ones West Coast tour dates
Braid summer tour dates with Into It. Over It., Pity Sex and Signals Midwest
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die US tour dates with mewithoutYou
You Blew It! US tour with Say Anything, The Front Bottoms and The So So Glos
Diamond Youth UK tour with Citizen and Headroom
Have Mercy East Coast tour with Pentimento and Gates
Frameworks late summer tour with United Nations
These things are happening.
Donovan Wolfington US tour with Ovlov and Pope
Sundials tour dates with The Sidekicks, Dowsing
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) tour dates with The Early November, I Can Make a Mess
Wild Ones West Coast tour dates
Braid summer tour dates with Into It. Over It., Pity Sex and Signals Midwest
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die US tour dates with mewithoutYou
You Blew It! US tour with Say Anything, The Front Bottoms and The So So Glos
Diamond Youth UK tour with Citizen and Headroom
Have Mercy East Coast tour with Pentimento and Gates
Frameworks late summer tour with United Nations
These things are happening.
Donovan Wolfington US tour with Ovlov and Pope
Sundials tour dates with The Sidekicks, Dowsing
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) tour dates with The Early November, I Can Make a Mess
Wild Ones West Coast tour dates
Braid summer tour dates with Into It. Over It., Pity Sex and Signals Midwest
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die US tour dates with mewithoutYou
You Blew It! US tour with Say Anything, The Front Bottoms and The So So Glos
Diamond Youth UK tour with Citizen and Headroom
Have Mercy East Coast tour with Pentimento and Gates
Frameworks late summer tour with United Nations

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Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) will be touring with The Early November this summer! The band had this to say:

The whole tour will be acoustic, so it’s going to be fun to show you some reworked versions of our songs. If you have watched our video for the Space Jam Sessions of “How to Make Love Stay”, you will get an idea of what it will sound like. We will also be playing a few new songs. The dates are below, we can’t wait to see all of you on the road.

Dates are below:
July 15 – Vienna, VA @ Jammin’ Java
July 16 – New York, NY @ The Studio at Webster Hall
July 18 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
July 19 – Hamden, CT @ The Space
July 20 – Syracuse, NY @ The Lost Horizon
July 22 – Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck
July 23 – Lakewood, OH @ Mahalls 20 Lanes
July 25 – Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar
July 26 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
July 27 – St. Louis @ The Ready Room
July 29 – Nashville, TN @ High Watt
July 30 – Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
August 1 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
August 2 – Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
August 4 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
August 6 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live – Upstairs
Watch the band’s Space Jam Session.

Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) will be touring with The Early November this summer! The band had this to say:

The whole tour will be acoustic, so it’s going to be fun to show you some reworked versions of our songs. If you have watched our video for the Space Jam Sessions of “How to Make Love Stay”, you will get an idea of what it will sound like. We will also be playing a few new songs. The dates are below, we can’t wait to see all of you on the road.

Dates are below:

  • July 15 – Vienna, VA @ Jammin’ Java
  • July 16 – New York, NY @ The Studio at Webster Hall
  • July 18 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
  • July 19 – Hamden, CT @ The Space
  • July 20 – Syracuse, NY @ The Lost Horizon
  • July 22 – Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck
  • July 23 – Lakewood, OH @ Mahalls 20 Lanes
  • July 25 – Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar
  • July 26 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
  • July 27 – St. Louis @ The Ready Room
  • July 29 – Nashville, TN @ High Watt
  • July 30 – Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
  • August 1 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
  • August 2 – Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
  • August 4 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
  • August 6 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live – Upstairs

Watch the band’s Space Jam Session.

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We’re about to get a blizzard here in Boston, but this just warmed us up — go see The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die & Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) on tour Europe and UK!!!

Dates and info here.

Thanks to Ally Newbold for the video!

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