A few weeks after releasing Run Away, Dead Obies return with André, the second single off their next album. While Run Away is carried by a catchy chorus and empowering piano chords, André is a concise power track that doesn’t let up. VNCE CARTER creates a rowdy, lo-fi production on which each MC - Ogee Rodman, Snail Kid, 20SOME and Joe Rocca - delivers stand-out verses amidst ostentatious distortion.
The video for André was directed by Jason Saint-Hilaire (touchemoipas) and features the five members from Dead Obies as well as the Run Away video’s young, pink-haired protagonist.
The track is out now on all music services.
André and Run Away are from Dead Obies’ third album, DEAD., to be released on February 15th, 2019 via Bonsound. The 13-date DEAD. Tour kicks off on February 28th, 2019 in Chicoutimi, and culminates in Montreal on April 26th at MTELUS. Fans who buy a ticket for one of the shows can also purchase an exclusive DEAD. Tour t-shirt at a special price. See dates below or on deadobies.com.
Dead Obies’ upcoming album follows the Polaris Long-Listed Gesamtkunstwerk (2016), a real stepping stone for the group. They went on to perform a string of sold-out gigs across Quebec and tour Europe. Before ending their tour at a jam-packed MTELUS, Dead Obies opened for Kendrick Lamar on the Plains of Abraham (Festival d'été de Québec) and for French rapper Georgio at the Olympia de Paris, as well as performed in the opening concert of the 2016 Francos de Montréal.
28/02/19 Chicoutimi, QC // Bistro Café Summum
01/03/19 Quebec City, QC // Impérial Bell
15/03/19 Trois-Rivières, QC // Cabaret de l'Amphithéâtre Cogeco
16/03/19 Gatineau, QC // Minotaure
21/03/19 Joliette, QC // Salle Rolland-Brunelle
22/03/19 Rimouski, QC // Salle Desjardins-Telus
23/03/19 Rivière-du-Loup, QC // La P'tite Grenouille
29/03/19 Sherbrooke, QC // Théâtre Granada
30/03/19 Laval, QC // Annexe 3
12/04/19 Brossard, QC // Le Club DIX30
13/04/19 Sainte-Thérèse, QC // Cabaret BMO
19/04/19 Saint-Lazare, QC // Bar Chez Maurice
26/04/19 Montreal, QC // MTELUS