Samia – Milk

Labels:Grand Jury
Number of Tracks:1
Total Time:00:03:55
From the Album:Milk
Formats:AAA,Non-Commercial,Triple A
Available Date & Time: Jul 11 2018 14:00:00 EDT
Impact Date: Jul 11 2018 00:00:00

Samia's latest single, "Milk," is a gentle, tuneful ballad, with a gut-wrenching message. Of the song, the 21-year-old songwriter says "I was dealing with an eating disorder while my grandmother/family's matriarch was dying. I was so mad at myself; it felt hypocritical to be encouraging someone else to fight for her life while i was willfully taking years off of my own. A lot of people have eating disorders and everybody's grandparents die so i didn't feel entitled to the deep sadness i felt. I do now!" This morning Brooklyn Vegan premiered the Tess Lafia directed video.

 

Click To Watch Milk Music Video:

Earlier this summer, Samia shared "21," which The FADER called "an electric folk banger about post-teenage angst" and Pitchfork said "Samia's lyricism shares the burning adolescent yearning and critique of idol worship of Lorde's 'Perfect Places.'"

Highlights:
– Editorial support from PitchforkFADERMTV TRLBrooklyn VeganLine of Best Fit, more; feature forthcoming from Nylon
– Early spins @ WFUVOpen AirWTMD, more  
– Upcoming tour with Active Bird Community; Previously supported Hop AlongResistence Revival Chorus 

-Singles produced by John Agnello (Twin Peaks, Hop Along, Kurt Vile, Dinosaur Jr.) & Jesse Harris (Bright Eyes, Norah Jones, etc.)
– Over 1.5M streams @ DSPS; historical Spotify support w/adds @ New Indie Mix, Undercurrents, Feminist Friday, Badass Women, Fierce Femmes, Creativity Boost, more
– Father John Misty & labelmates Hippo Campus both big fans, promoting across socials

Tour Dates:

8/27 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge [Early Show]

9/27 – Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade *
9/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle *
9/29 – Washington, DC @ DC 9 *
10/1 – Cincinnati, OH @ MOTR Pub *
10/2 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas *
10/4 – Toronto, ON @ Monarch Tavern *
10/5 – Montreal, QC @ Casa Del Popolo *
10/6 – Boston, MA @ Great Scott *
* w/ Active Bird Community

Quotes:
"Samia's indie rock songs are searing accounts of her feminist frustration and daily anxiety. Armed with a deep and blistering voice, she is an ideal narrator for stories about being loud and angry about societal expectations and the need for validation." – Pitchfork

"Knife-sharp lyricism… A raw, electric energy runs through the veins of New York songwriter Samia's music." – The FADER
 

"Samia's once-in-a-generation voice coupled with devastating lyrics makes her destined for greatness." –Bandcamp

Online:
samia.bandcamp.com

facebook.com/samiatheband
twitter.com/samiatheband

instagram.com/samiatheband

Contact:

Grand Jury Music
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Robbie Mackey – ******@**************.***

The Planetary Group
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Oscar Zubia – *****@**************.***
Luke Phillips – ****@**************.***
Ben Zalman – ***@**************.***

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