COLD WAR KIDS Announce ‘New Age Norms 1’

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First Volume of three-album Trilogy Heralded by New Single ‘Waiting For Your Love’:

‘New Age Norms 1’ Arrives Friday 01 November

Cold War Kids have officially announced the release of their eagerly anticipated new album. New Age Norms 1′  arrives Friday 01 November via CWKTWO/AWAL; digital and physical pre-orders – including CD and a white vinyl 12” pressed at 45 rpm – are available beginning today. Produced by Lars Stalfors (St. Vincent, HEALTH, Foster the People), ‘New Age Norms 1’ marks the first volume of a three-album trilogy from Cold War Kids. The album – which features cover art by the Los Angeles-based band’s bassist, acclaimed artist Matt Maust – is heralded by today’s premiere of the new single, ‘Waiting For Your Love,’ available now at all DSPs and streaming services.
“Last summer we were on tour when Kanye was putting out his new records,” says Cold War Kids’ Nathan Willett. “Pusha T, Kids See Ghosts, Nas, etc. They were eight songs each. It was so fun waking up to these brand new records and taking them in as a whole while hanging out, working out, talking shit, pushing each other. I knew then I wanted our next release to be three volumes – eight songs each. Without the baggage and hoopla of a full record/tour/concept – more spread out – loose and inspired. Make it feel like you are listening to music that was made the night before. NEW AGE NORMS is a phrase Maust had written on a tee shirt. It seemed to summarize this moment we are in as a band and as a country. More on that later…”
‘New Age Norms 1’ was preceded earlier this summer by the first new music from Cold War Kids in more than two years, ‘Complainer’ and ‘4th of July,’ both available now at all DSPs and streaming services. In addition, ‘Complainer’ – co-written with multi-platinum songwriter Bonnie McKee (Katy Perry, Rita Ora) and Electric Guest’s Asa Taccone – was recently joined by a powerful acoustic version, ‘Complainer (Strings & Keys),‘ available now at all DSPs and streaming services. ‘Complainer’ is currently top 20 at Alternative Radio in the US and top 10 at Triple A.
For complete and up-to-date details on tour dates and ticket information, please visit

15 – Atlanta, GA – Music Midtown *
22 – Glen Ellen, CA – Sonoma Harvest Music Festival * 
4 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
5 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre **
6 – Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater
8 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Jones Assembly
9 – Dallas, TX – The Rustic
10 – Houston, TX – The Rustic
11 – San Antonio, TX – The Rustic
12 – El Paso, TX – El Paso Forever Fall Benefit #
14 – Santa Fe, NM – Meow Wolf – SOLD OUT 
14 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
15 – San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park
16 – Anaheim, CA – House of Blues Anaheim
17 – San Luis Obispo, CA – Fremont Theater
18 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
20 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
22 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
* Festival Performance
** Jeep On The Rocks w/AJR
# Benefit Concert

New Age Norms 1
Release Date: 01 November, 2019 
1. Complainer
2. Fine Fine Fine
3. Waiting For Your Love
 4. Beyond The Pale
5. Dirt In My Eyes
6. 4th of July
7. Calm Your Nerves
8. Tricky Devil


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