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Trash Boat Share New Single “Synthetic Sympathy”

Trash Boat have shared a new single, “Synthetic Sympathy” available everywhere to stream or download. Fans can check out the visual video here:

Speaking to the song, Trash Boat frontman Tobi Duncan said, “When you’re experiencing problems in life that are long term or permanent, it often alters the way in which your friends and family interact with you.”
“Such a prominent thing can become the first port of call for conversation or serve as a platform for people to offer sympathy, as this is really the only thing available,” he continued. “I’m not saying this is bad. I’m fortunate enough to have people I know that love me and know I love them. I think being honest and discussing these things are important. People need support.”
This song is just a source for me to vent about the looming dread of life, perpetuated by a never ending chain of equally inconsequential conversations, that after so much time and repetition, only serve to remind me that it exists until it doesn’t feel real anymore.”
Trash Boat’s latest full length album Crown Shyness was released last summer via Hopeless Records. The album explores similarly disparate emotions, juxtaposing hard-fought introspection against external strife to create a propulsive, captivating blend of punk and melodic hardcore. It it was produced by Andrew Wade (A Day To Remember, Neck Deep).
The band will kick off their European tour with Capstan and Doll Skin next month in Zurch, Switzerland. They’ll embark on a tour with Don Broco, Sleep On It, and Selfish Things in September and the first half of October, then round out the month with a headlining tour with HoldClose. For a full list of tour dates, please see below. Tickets can be purchased here. A full list of tour dates can be seen below. 
Crown Shyness is out now via Hopeless Records. For more information, please visit: www.hopelessrecords.com
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Headlining w/ Capstan, Doll Skin
Sep 1 – Zurich, Switzerland – Dynamo
Sep 2 – Wien, Austria – Arena
Sep 3 – Munchen, Germany – Feierwerk
Sep 5 – Berlin, Germany – Cassiopeia
Sep 6 – Leipzig, Germany – Felsenkeller Leipzig
Sep 7 – Hamburg, Germany – Headcrash
Sep 8 – Koln, Germany – MTC Club
Sep 9 – Haarlem, Netherlands – Patronaat
Sep 10 – Antwerpen – Merksem, Belgium – Kavka
Headlining w/ Capstan, WOES, Doll Skin
Sep 12 – Birmingham, United Kingdom – O2 Institute
Sep 13 – London, United Kingdom – O2 Academy Islington
Sep 14 – Leeds, United Kingdom – Leeds Uni Stylus
Sep 15 – Glasgow, United Kingdom – Garage
w/ Don Broco, SLEEP ON IT, Selfish Things
Sep 21 – Nashville, TN – The Basement East
Sep 23 – Austin, TX – Barracuda
Sep 24 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada
Sep 26 – Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theater
Sep 27 – San Diego, CA – The Irenic
Sep 28 – Los Angeles, CA – The Troubador
Sep 29 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
Oct 1 – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
Oct 2 – Vancouver, BC – Biltmore Cabaret
Oct 3 – Portland, OR – The Paris Theatre
Oct 5 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Loading Dock
Oct 6 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
Oct 8 – Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
Oct 9 – Cleveland, OH – Mahall’s
Oct 11 – Detroit, MI – The Shelter
Oct 12 – Toronto, ON – The Hard Luck
Oct 13 – Montreal, QC – Le Ministere
Headlining w/ Hold Close
Oct 15 – Toronto, ON – Sneaky Dees
Oct 16 – London, ON – Rum Runners
Oct 17 – Buffalo, NY – Mohawk Place
Oct 18 – Indianapolis, IN – Hoosier Dome
Oct 20 – Pittsburgh, PA – Crafthouse Stage
Oct 22 – Richmond, VA – Canal Club
Oct 23 – Fayetteville, NC – Drunk Horse Pub

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