The Harmaleighs Share Music Video For "Don't Panic" + Tour Dates With And The Kids

With courage and honesty The Harmaleighs take a brave step at exposing vulnerability through their songs...’Don’t Panic’ displays the intense emotionally draining mood the band sprinkles over their smooth indie-folk arrangements.” — Nothing But Hope And Passion

“An urgent, raucous affair, The Harmaleighs’ new single 'Sorry, I’m Busy' captures the paralyzing power of social anxiety through intimate lyrics and raw indie rock.” – Atwood Magazine

The Harmaleighs (Haley Grant and Kaylee Jasperson) share the official video for new track “Don’t Panic” from upcoming LP She Won’t Make Sense (out August 2nd on Nettwerk), a concept album about mental illness – specifically Haley’s deeply personal journey through anxiety, depression and mania.  The follow up track to the album’s frenetically catchy lead single, “Sorry, I’m Busy,” which dealt with Haley’s crippling social anxiety, “Don’t Panic” slows things down with calming dreamlike synths, while the subject matter deals with feelings of incessant worry, isolation and hesitation.  The Harmaleighs recently wrapped tour dates with Ages and Ages and will hit the road again next month with And The Kids. All dates are listed below.

 

Haley says of the song, “I was in a constant state of worry. My relationship was falling apart, my friend group was changing, my career path was unclear, and my mind was fucked. It felt like every aspect of my life was in complete and utter turmoil. 'Don't Panic' was written in my bathroom at 3:30am about trying to calm myself down but being fearful that panic was actually fueling my creativity. It made me question whether or not I should be seeking help or letting this type of fear run its course because it was allowing me to write these songs that I am so proud of. The last line of the chorus, 'but what if that's all I'm good at' comes from me being scared I'll be unable to write if I am mentally stable.“

 

Produced by Dan Molad (Lucius, JD McPherson, Tweedy), She Won’t Make Sense is a stark contrast from their previous releases, having evolved from their acoustic beginnings to a fuller sound involving synths, strings and drums. The album covers the full spectrum of sound, from heavier rock tunes to somber folk, to properly convey the emotional weight of the album’s subject matter.

The Harmaleighs On Tour:

Wed, July 10              Lakewood, OH @ Mahall’s 20 Lanes (w/ And The Kids)

Thur, July 11              Cincinnati, OH @ Urban Artifact (w/ And The Kids)

Sat, July 13                Des Moines, IA @ 80/35 Music Festival

Sun, July 14               St. Louis, MO @ Blueberry Hill Duck Room (w/ And The Kids)

Mon, July 15              Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop Bar (w/ And The Kids)

Thur, July 18              Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Park Brewing (w/ And The Kids)

Fri, July 19                 Middletown, CT @ MAC 650 (w/ And The Kids)

Fri, Aug 2                   Birmingham, AL @ Secret Stages Music Festival

Sat, Aug 3                  Birmingham, AL @ Secret Stages Music Festival

Thur, Sept 19             Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern (w/ Chris Pureka)

Mon, Sept 21             Spring Lake, MI @ Seven Steps Up (w/ Chris Pureka)

Tue, Sept 22              Ann Arbor, MI @ The Ark (w/ Chris Pureka)

Wed, Sept 23             Madison, WI @ High Noon (w/ Chris Pureka)

Fri, Sept 25                Evanston, IL @ SPACE (w/ Chris Pureka)

Sat, Sept 26               Milwaukee, WI @ Anodyne Coffee (w/ Chris Pureka)

Sun, Sept 27              Minneapolis, MN @ The Warming House (w/ Chris Pureka)

Mon, Sept 28             Davenport, IA @ Raccoon Motel (w/ Chris Pureka)

Press contact: 
Danielle Romeo | romeo@nettwerk.com