[Photo by: Brody White] 

ROMES are premiering their brand new track, “On Top,” the latest single release from their forthcoming self-titled record.

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“'On Top' was the first track we recorded for the album,” says vocalist Jacob Alexander. “The whole song started around the driving drum beat and really came to life in the studio when we ran all the drum fills through a Korg Kaossilator and stacked layers upon layers of vocal chants. The song was written about the importance of being there for loved ones while they're going through particularly difficult times in their lives and definitely one of our favourites on the album.”

Hailing from Toronto, ROMES' indie-rock, pop-infused tracks earned them a spot as one of our 17 artists to watch in 2017. Produced and mixed by Tony Hoffer (Beck, Phoenix, Fitz And The Tantrums, M83), their debut LP will drop Oct. 6 via Five Seven Music, and will also feature singles “Tryna Be” and “Believe.”

Listen to “On Top” below: 

ROMES is currently on tour with Mutemath and Colony House in support of the record. Be sure to catch them at one of the dates below. In November, they hit the road with Sheppard.

Romes debut album cover

Tour dates with Mutemath:

10/02 – Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
10/03 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
10/04 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City
10/06 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Music Festival                     
10/07 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues – Houston
10/08 – Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theater          
10/10 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren         
10/12 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues – San Diego
10/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
10/14 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory OC
10/15 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore 
10/18 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
10/19 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo        
10/21 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex – Grand Room
10/22 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre         
10/24 – Saint Louis, MO @ The Pageant
10/25 – Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
10/27 – Detroit, MI @ St Andrews Hall*
10/31 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues

* = Direct Support

Tour dates with Sheppard:

11/20 – Washington, DC @ U-Street Music Hall
11/21 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
11/22 – Boston, MA @ ONCE Ballroom
11/24 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Foundry
11/25 – Pittsburgh, PA @ The Rex
11/26 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement
11/27 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall

For more info on ROMES, follow them on their websiteFacebook and Twitter