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Samia announces Honey, shares video starring Oscar-nominee Lucas Hedges

The Nashville-via-NYC songwriter’s second album is out in January.

September 27, 2022
Samia announces <I>Honey</i>, shares video starring Oscar-nominee Lucas Hedges Sophia Matinazad

Samia has announced details of new album Honey. The follow-up to 2020's The Baby is out on January 27 via Grand Jury with today's announcement accompanied by a video for lead single "Kill Her Freak Out." The video stars Samia alongside love interest Lucas Hedges, the Oscar-nominated star of movies such as Manchester By The Sea, Waves, and Honey Boy. Check it out below.

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In a statement, Samia says: “I wrote ‘Kill Her Freak Out’ at my loneliest and most delusional. I’d been quieting my true feelings for fear that someone would leave. The chorus is a reaction to constantly downplaying the emotions that felt wrong; it was cathartic to say the opposite of what I’d been saying for so long to this person I was trying to impress. I didn’t want to kill anyone, obviously, I just wanted to yell. It sort of marks the end of The Baby’s story.”

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Speaking about the upcoming album, she adds: “This record is about learning to see the love around you. Sometimes the only thing I can be certain of is the way it feels. Even when I zoom all the way out, the little things matter the most. I was trying to imagine looking back at the end of life and what I'd have to say about it right now. This is a little bit of it. Telling stories, making amends, trying to show people I love them. It's a community record - I made it with Caleb Wright and our friends in the woods in North Carolina.”

Following the release of Honey Samia will embark on a headline North American tour in early 2023. The shows begin in Asheville, NC on February 6 and include dates at Brooklyn Steel and LA's Fonda Theater. See below for venue and date details.

Honey tracklist:

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"Kill Her Freak Out"
"Charm You"
"Pink Balloon"
"Mad At Me"
"Sea Lions"
"To Me It Was"
"Breathing Song"
"Honey"
"Nanana"
"Amelia"
"Dream Song"

Samia live dates:

2/6 - Asheville, NC - Orange Peel
2/7 - Washington DC - 9:30 Club
2/8 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
2/10 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
2/11 - Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Steel
2/14 - Montreal, QC - Le Studio TD
2/15 - Toronto, ON - Opera House
2/17 - Chicago, IL - Vic Theatre
2/18 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
2/20 - Denver, CO - Gothic Theatre
2/21 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Grand At The Complex
2/23 - Seattle, WA - Crocodile
2/24 - Vancouver, BC - Hollywood Theatre
2/25 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
2/27 - San Francisco, CA - Bimbo's 365
3/02 - LA, CA - Fonda Theatre
3/04 - Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom
3/07 - Austin, TX - Scoot Inn
3/08 - Dallas, TX - Trees
3/10 - Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
3/11 - Nashville, TN - Brooklyn Bowl

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Samia announces Honey, shares video starring Oscar-nominee Lucas Hedges