Prince Daddy & The Hyena release their epic new album COSMIC THRILL SEEKERS
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Prince Daddy & The Hyena’s wildly-anticipated new album Cosmic Thrill Seekers is finally here! The AOTY that people already can’t stop talking about is officially out today on Counter Intuitive Records and Big Scary Monsters.
I knew the moment I heard Cosmic Thrill Seekers that it was going to have a major impact on my life. Not my career––my life. It was exactly what I needed to hear when I needed to hear it, and has since become a coping tool for when my anxiety takes too strong of a hold on my brain. I listen through the album once and I can’t really explain why, but it grounds me. For me, it’s a reminder that things always come back around, and that taking care of yourself is a difficult and complicated responsibility that ebbs and flows like the tides. I’m doing okay, and for all of my downs, I will have ups. Honestly, it’s just hard to remember that sometimes and I’m really grateful to have a record like CTS to help.
I’ve never been so sure of anything than when I say this album could change your life. This is like when Weezer released Pinkerton, or when Green Day released American Idiot, or when My Chemical Romance released The Black Parade, or when Jeff Rosenstock released WORRY. All varying levels of albums that absolutely transformed the bands careers and created legions of new fans. Taking those kinds of risks often lead to big rewards, and I think that’s exactly what’s going to happen with Cosmic Thrill Seekers. It kinda already has.
Being a part of the team helping to share this album and the band’s message with the world has been so inspiring––challenging, too, but in all the best ways. I feel like I’ve grown and learned more about myself as a professional throughout the entire process.
Now, if you’re about to hear the record for the first time, I’m gonna ask you to do me one favor. Don’t skip around. I get it, you’re impatient or busy or whatever. But for the first time you listen, try and make it a full listen. The band and CTS producer Nick “Scoops” Dardaris worked incredibly hard to carry out some seriously impactful details that really only hit when you’re fully invested in the album as a complete piece. After just a few listens, those details became the things I loved the most about CTS!
Prince Daddy will take CTS on the road later next month with Retirement Party, The Obsessives and Kississippi! All tickets are on sale now.
w/ Retirement Party & The Obsessives:
Wed July 17 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair
Thurs July 18 – Philadelphia, PA – Philamoca
Fri July 19 – Asbury Park, NJ – Asbury Park Brewery
Sat July 20 – Washington, DC – Pie Shop
Sun July 21 – Richmond, VA – Gallery 5
Mon July 22 – Northern NC – Cat's Cradle
Tues July 23 – Ashville, NC – Mothlight
Thurs July 25 – Nashville, TN – DRKMTTR
Fri July 26 – Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn
Sat July 27 – Jacksonville, FL – 1904
Sun July 28 – Orlando, FL – Soundbar
Mon July 29 – Tampa, FL – Crowbar
Weds July 31 – New Orleans, LA – Gasa Gasa
Thurs Aug 1 – San Antonio – Paper Tiger Indoor
Sat Aug 3 – Monterrey, MX – APARATO
Mon Aug 5 – Austin, TX – Mohawk Inside
Thurs Aug 8 – Phoenix, AZ – Rebel Lounge
w/ Kississippi & Retirement Party:
Fri Aug 9 – Los Angeles, CA – The Hi Hat
Sat Aug 10 – Tijuana, MX – TBD
Sun Aug 11 – San Diego, CA – HOB VOODOO
Mon Aug 12 – Fullerton, CA – Programme
Tues Aug 13 – San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill
Weds Aug 14 – Reno, NV – Holland Project
Fri Aug 16 – Vancouver, BC – Red Gate
Sat Aug 17 – Seattle, WA – The Vera Project
Sun Aug 18 – Portland, OR – Paris Theatre
Tues Aug 20 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
Weds Aug 21 – Denver, CO – Lost Lake
Fri Aug 23 – Kansas City, MO – Rino
Sat Aug 24 – St Louis, MO – Off Broadway
Mon Aug 26 – Minneapolis, MN – Fallot
Tues Aug 27 – Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen
Weds Aug 28 – Detroit, MI – El Club
Thurs Aug 29 – Cleveland, OH – Mahallls Locker Room
Fri Aug 30 – Pittsburgh, PA – Roboto
Sat Aug 31 – New York, NY – Market Hotel