Exclusive Stream: Farewell Continental’s “Capybara”

April 15, 2011 by Scott Heisel

Exclusive Stream: Farewell Continental’s “Capybara”

(Photo: Joe Lemke)

Check out this exclusive stream of "Capybara" from Farewell Continental's new album, ¡Hey, Hey Pioneers!, out May 10 on Paper + Plastick. Frontman Justin Pierre explains the song:

"Tommy went on an expedition to South America in the late '90's to study the Capybara in their natural habitat.  For years afterward we'd hear nothing but Capybara This and Capybara That. To say the least, it got real annoying.  At one practice we were attempting to mimic animal sounds with our guitars (we're big Steve Vai fans) and Tommy came up with the intro to the song claiming it was the sound of, you guessed it: The Capybara.  So this is an ode to our furry friends who live south of the border.  A gothic teenage Capybara love affair."

Catch the band on tour this spring:

May 11 - Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
May 12 - Altoona, PA @ The Archway Center
May 13 - West Chester, PA @ The Note
May 14 - Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell's
May 15 - Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
May 17 - Washington, DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel
May 18 - Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
May 19 - Buffalo, NY @ Xtreme Wheels
May 20 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe
May 21 - Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot - Pike Room
June 2 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
June 7 - Seattle, WA @ Vera Project
June 8 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
June 10 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
June 11 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
June 12 - Upland, CA @ The Wire
June 13 - Silver Lake, CA @ The Satellite
June14 - Scottsdale, AZ @ Martini Ranch
June 16 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
June 17 - Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar
June 18 - St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
June 19 - Chicago, IL @ Schubas

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