Nada Surf makes a splash with more shows
Nada Surf continues to back last year's "The Weight is a Gift" during a late-winter run through North America.
The New York City-based trio kicks things off with a Feb. 7 hometown show at the Mercury Lounge, which the group is billing as an "unannounced warm up show," according to its website. Unlove and True Love will open the show, tickets for which are on sale now.
Following the Big Apple performance, Nada Surf plans to spend five weeks traversing the US and Canada. Details are included below.
Rogue Wave will hold down a support slot for the duration of the tour. The King of France will also be featured from Feb. 8 through Feb. 22, and will then yield to Inara George, which takes over from Feb. 23 through March 11.
Released in September, "The Weight is a Gift" is Nada Surf's fourth full-length release, and their second for Barsuk Records. The new disc follows 2002's "Let's Go."
Nada Surf--singer/guitarist Matthew Caws, bassist Daniel Lorca and drummer Ira Elliot--rose to fame in the mid-'90s with the alt-rock hit "Popular." The cut was featured on the band's debut album, "High/Low," which former Cars frontman Ric Ocasek produced.
Last week, the group turned up on an episode of the WB series "One Tree Hill."