Saves The Day releases music video for new single “Side By Side”

Saves The Day band pic
With a little over a week remaining until the release of “9” – Saves The Day’s highly-anticipated, first new full-length in five years - they have unveiled a new video single entitled “Side By Side”.

Watch the video below.

“Side By Side” is a nostalgia-drenched alt-rock anthem that reflects on the very beginnings of Saves The Day and frontman Chris Conley’s musical journey, with him revealing: “"Side By Side" is about starting a band with your best friends and leaning into the dream called Life!”...

Sonically, the track sports a massive hook that is propelled forward through a wall of screaming guitars and cannon-esque percussion. The perfectly-placed guitar leads throughout help to add another level of octane, to a track already fueled by the spirit and energy of a group of teenagers with big dreams starting a rock band in their garage.

The video, which was directed by Robyn August, captures that process as friends become bandmates and have the time of their lives building towards their first gig. As anyone who has played in a band will tell you, the first few stages of doing so are some of the best times you’ll ever have, and this video captures that wild hopefulness perfectly.

Bassist Rodrigo Palma reflects: “When Chris brought us the riff for it, I thought it sounded like how the Beastie Boys' "Fight For Your Right" video looked. We approached the song imagining a party that got crashed by Van Halen and Sick Of It All. It's about the first moment, the primitive spark of a riff that brings everyone together. Director Robyn August and I riffed together on these themes, and this video is the new riff that is born from that”.
Saves The Day will be releasing “9”, their first new album in five years, on October 26th, via Rude Records, with pre-orders available here. Entitled “9” to mark the fact that this will be Saves The Day’s ninth studio record and is comprised of nine songs, when listened to together they tell the story of the band from the perspective of its founder, Chris Conley.

The album offers this first-ever autobiographical look into the band’s history in a way that is as exhaustive as it is poetic and makes the listener a part of the songwriting process.

As Conley puts it: “This album is the story of Saves The Day and my own personal journey through life, which all unfolded as my relationship with music progressed”.

On the surface, “9” chronicles the epic story of a group of kids from New Jersey who realized their dream and became an international sensation. On a deeper level, it shows how Conley “woke up” and became aware of his own consciousness through his relationship with music and the unbelievable adventures it has inspired since he formed the act in 1997.
In support of the new long-player, Saves The Day will be touring North America from November, joined by Kevin Devine and An Horse. The second leg of their North American run commences Feb 15 through March 8, with support from special guests Remo Drive and Mighty. All tickets are available here.

US Tour Dates 2018:
November 1st - Louisville, KY @ Headliners
November 2nd - Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
November 3rd - Newport, KY @ Southgate
November 4th - Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
November 6th - Toronto, ON @ Opera House
November 7th - Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
November 9th - Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
November 10th - Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony
November 11th - Philadelphia, PA @ TLA
November 12th - Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
November 14th - Brooklyn, NY @ Warsaw
November 15th - Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head
November 16th - Richmond, VA @ Broadberry
Novembers 17th - Durham, NC @ Motorco
November 18th - Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge
November 20th - Orlando, FL @ The Social
November 21st - Atlanta, GA @ The Stuffing^
^ (no An Horse)

North American Tour Dates 2019:
February 15th - Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
February 16th - Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey
February 18th - Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
February 19th - Denver, CO @ Marquise Theater
February 20th - Salt Lake City, UT @ Complex
February 22nd - Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
February 23rd - Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore
February 25th - Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
February 27th - San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
February 28th - Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
March 1st - Santa Ana, CA @ Observatory
March 2nd - San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park
March 3rd - Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
March 5th - Austin, TX @ Mohawk
March 7th - New Orleans, LA @ Republic
March 8th - Birmingham, AL @ Saturn