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Skating Polly – Queen For A Day

(click song title above to listen)

We’re more than a little stoked to announce Skating Polly‘s new lp The Make It All Show is coming May 4th via El Camino Media, y’all! The album is the culmination of an extremely busy 2017 in which the band played over 100 shows including major festivals like Riot Fest & The Capitol Hill Block Party, a tour of the UK/EU with Kate Nash, plus a reunion with Exene Cervenka for two separate legs of X’s 40th anniversary tour.

Speaking of Cervenka, the punk rock legend also co-wrote this week’s top tune with the band, a song that sees the trio stretching out both musically and lyrically. Both the song and its accompanying VIDEO play out the obviously negative aspects of a competition that’s based on who can represent the most traditionally feminine image. They extrapolate from the ’40s and ’50s game show mindset to show how those elements are sadly all too applicable today. For the new album the group once again tempted up with producer Brad Wood (Liz Phair, Sunny Day Real Estate) and sets a new high mark in this young band’s recording career!

Skating Polly puts on a mighty powerful live show, come down and see it for yourselves:

3/21 – Boise, ID – Treefort Music Festival
3/24 – LA, CA – Teragram Ballroom*
3/25 – San Diego, CA – The Casbah*
3/27 – SF, CA – The Independent*
3/29 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir*
3/30 – Seattle, WA – Neumos*
3/31 – Vancouver, BC – The Fox Cabaret*
4/25 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
4/28 – Columbus, OH – Rumba Cafe
4/29 – Indianapolis, IN – Melody Inn
5/2 – Richmond, VA – The Camel#
5/3 – Raleigh, NC – Kings#
5/6 – Pensacola, FL – Vinyl#
5/8 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s Indoor#
5/9 – Dallas, TX – Three Links#
5/11 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater#
5/12 – Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep#
5/14 – Kansas City, MO – Record Bar#
5/15 – Davenport, IA – Racoon Motel#
5/17 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle#
5/18 – Ferndale, MI – Loving Touch#
5/19 – Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern#

* w/the Go! Team
# w/Charly Bliss

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Contact & Licensing:
“Queen For A Day” was written by Kelli Mayo, Peyton Bighorse, Kurtis Mayo and Exene Cervenka. Skating Polly is published by Go Polly Girl Songs (ASCAP)/Melting By 40 Music (ASCAP)/Straw Trash Music (ASCAP)/Some Kind of Music LLC, a Notable Music Co. / contact: Damon Booth / Administered by Big Deal Music Group. / contact: Jennifer Falco /
Exene Cervenka is published by Grosso Modo (ASCAP). Administered by Concord Music.
Master controlled by El Camino Media.

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Skating Polly “Queen For A Day” Premiere

sp the make it all show cover art sq bfafba2f9bd30d87af9fd2d46c86236fd2619333 s600 c85 Skating Polly Queen For A Day PremiereThe punk trio smashes the idea that competition among women is the best way to the top in the new video for “Queen For A Day” from their upcoming lp The Make It All Show. “Satire is a hip check to holders of power. Skating Polly rips into the patronizing veneer of men in power who take pleasure in pitting women against each other and watching them fail with the video’s unsympathetic game show host, Dink Bishop.” NPR Music.

The Make It All Show was produced by Brad Wood (Liz Phair, Veruca Salt, Sunny Day Real Estate) and is coming May 4th on baby pink vinyl with red splatter! The lp includes a download card and when you pre-order you’ll get the brand new song “Queen For A Day” featuring Exene Cervenka of legendary punk band, X. Click HERE.

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