Matt Pryor Set to Release Sophomore Album

Matt Pryor (of The Get Up Kids and The New Amsterdams fame) will release ‘May Day,’ his second solo album, on January 24 via Nightshoes Syndicate. The album pulls its name from the month it was recorded, as well as the month of its funding. Pryor used the crowd funding site Kickstarter, and rewarded contributors with the ability to help in the creative process, by choosing the album artwork, for example.

Head here for a free download of “Your New Favorite.”

May Day

01. Don’t Let the Bastards Get You Down
02. The Lies Are Keeping Me Here
03. Where Do We Go From Here
04. Like a Professional
05. As If I Could Fall in Love Again
06. Polish the Broken Glass
07. Unhappy Is the Only Happy That You’ll Ever Be
08. As Lies Go… This One Is Beautiful
09. Your New Favorite
10. You Won’t Get Any Blood From Me
11. I Was a Witness
12. What My Tired Eyes Would View

Tour Dates:

01/19 – Stroudsburg, PA (US) – Sherman Theater ^
01/20 – Philadelphia, PA (US) – Theatre of Living Arts ^
01/21 – Brooklyn, NY (US) – Music Hall of Williamsburg ^
01/22 – Baltimore, MD (US) – Ottobar ^
01/24 – Carrboro, NC (US) – Cats Cradle ^
01/25 – Columbia, SC (US) – New Brookland Tavern West ^
01/26 – St. Augustine, FL (US) – Cafe 11 ^
01/27 – Gainesville, FL (US) – Double Down ^
01/28 – Orlando, FL (US) – The Social ^
01/29 – Atlanta, GA (US) – The Masquerade ^
01/31 – Dallas, TX (US) – Club Dada ^
02/01 – Austin, TX (US) – Antones Nightclub ^
02/03 – Phoenix, AZ (US) – The Crescent Ballroom ^
02/04 – San Diego, CA (US) – House of Blues ^
02/05 – West Hollywood, CA (US) – Troubadour ^
02/07 – Santa Ana, CA (US) – Yost Theater ^
02/08 – San Luis Obispo, CA (US) – Downtown Brew ^
02/09 – San Francisco, CA (US) – Bottom Of The Hill ^
02/10 – Portland, OR (US) – Doug Fir Lounge ^
02/11 – Seattle, WA (US) – Tractor Tavern ^
02/29 – Allston, MA (US) – Great Scott *
03/01 – Montreal, QC (CA) – Club Lambi *
03/02 – Toronto, ON (CA) – The Drake Hotel *
03/03 – Rochester, NY (US) – The Bug Jar *
03/04 – Pittsburgh, PA (US) – The Smiling Moose
03/06 – Akron, OH (US) – Musica
03/07 – Columbus, OH (US) – Rumba Cafe
03/08 – Howell, MI (US) – The Pike Room
03/09 – Chicago, IL (US) – Beat Kitchen
03/10 – Minneapolis, MN (US) – Triple Rock Social Club

^ = Where’s the Band Tour w/ Anthony Raneri, Chris Conley, Ace Enders, Evan Weiss
* = w/ The Front Bottoms