Mikal Cronin, “Change”

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A standard house party with an off-kilter twist.

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May 15, 2013

Mikal Cronin just released his sophomore record MCII last week on Drag City, and with it comes the delivery of a video for the full-bodied and heartbreaking song "Change". Everyone's been at this kind of house party: bodies crushing into each other, a lively band delivering the energy, people making out in corners. But no one quite knows the pain of being at a house party like this while actually being invisible. A young, hoodie-wearing kid can't seem to fit in anywhere at the party because he simply can't get recognized. It's a tragic little tale that ends with a happy flip, and contributes all the more to the cathartic, nerve-touching nature of the song.

Mikal Cronin is on tour with his band now, and you can catch him across these great United States at these places:

May
24 – The Echo Los Angeles, California
25 – Rickshaw Stop San Francisco, California
June
1 – Mississippi Studios Portland, Oregon
7 – Tractor Tavern Seattle, Washington
8 – Ole Beck VFW Post 209 Missoula, Montana
10 – 7th Street Entry Minneapolis, Minnesota
11 – Empty Bottle Chicago, Illinois
12 – Lager House Detroit, Michigan
13 – Silver Dollar Toronto, Ontario NXNE Festival
14 – Silver Dollar Toronto, Ontario NXNE Festival
15 – Silver Dollar Toronto, Ontario NXNE Festival
16 – La Divan Orange Montreal, Quebec
17 – Great Scott Boston, Massachusetts
18 – Kung Fu Necktie Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
20 – Bowery Ballroom New York, New York
21 – Comet Ping Pong Washington, DC
22 – Emerald Lounge Asheville, North Carolina
23 – The Earl Atlanta, Georgia
24 – The Stone Fox Nashville, Tennessee
26 – Club Dada Dallas, Texas
27 – Mohawk (Inside Stage) Austin, Texas
28 – Padres Marfa, Texas
29 – Club Congress Tucson, Arizona
July
19 – Pitchfork Festival Chicago, Illinois
August
25 – FYF Fest Los Angeles , California

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