Ahh, Zeh Fronch Keex!

Brooklyn's French Kicks have been on several fantastic tours in 2006. We Are Scientists, Nada Surf, Phoenix, and even with their own headline - in which lead singer Nick was completely stellar element. Having released "Two Thousand" in the last several weeks, they've just made a video for the song, "So Far We Are." Though the video is artsy and the song very good, the highlight of the record is "Keep It Amazed."

As far as the F'Kicks (wtf?) go, they seem to always have that one song per album that simply wrings me out over and over again. Trial Of The Century's title track completely did me in, and the wail of all instruments in "Keep It Amazed" are gripping - particularly the accompainment of singer Nick Stumpf's "You've got to give it away. Once in a while, baby, once in a whiiiile..."

I have to add, separately too, that I don't think I've seen anyone tour as much as the French Kicks in quite a while. They are non-effing-stop, I tell you.

Tour dates:
9/06/06 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom*
9/08/06 Boston, MA @ Middle East (Downstairs)*
9/09/06 Montreal, QC @ Main Hall *
9/10/06Ottowa, ON @ Babylon*
9/11/06 Toronoto, ON @ Lee's Place *
9/13/06 Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick *
9/14/06 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop*
9/15/06 Chicago, IL @ Double Door **
9/16/06 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock **
9/17/06 Iowa City, IA @ The Picador **
9/19/06 Norman, OK @ Opolis **
9/20/06 Dallas, TX @ Gypsy Tea Room **
9/21/06 Austin, TX@ Emos **
9/22/06 Houston, TX @ Walter's On Washington**
9/23/06 Baton Rouge, LA @ Spanish Moon **
9/24/06 Atlanta, GA @ Earl (Paste Festival) **
9/25/06 Nashville, TX @ Exit In **
9/27/06 Tallahassee, FL @ Beta Bar **
9/28/06 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum **
9/29/06 Miami, FL @ Club Revolver**
9/30/06 Orlando, FL @ The Social **
10/02/06 Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506 **
10/03/06 Washington DC @ Black Cat **
10/04/06 Philadlephia, PA @ North Star**

* Soundteam supporting
** The Little Ones supporting

Visible: French Kicks - "So Far We Are (Video)"
Audible: French Kicks - "Also Ran"
Website: http://www.frenchkicks.com

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