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Hear Joe Keery sing on Post Animal’s infectious new song “Ralphie”

February 20 2018, 12:05 PM EST By Maggie Dickman

[Photos by: Joe Keery/Netflix, Post Animal/Pooneh Ghana]

One of our favorite Stranger Things stars Joe Keery has proved his acting chops—and he's got a pretty impressive set of musical skills, too. He sings and plays guitar in Chicago's neo-psych rock band Post Animal, and today, they announced their forthcoming debut album, When I Think Of You In A Castle.

Not to mention, they released the album's debut single, "Ralphie," featuring Keery on vocals.

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"Before this album, we weren't sure what the future of the band was going to look like. I was considering moving to Los Angeles and Joe [Keery] was off filming Stranger Things. We didn't know where we were all going but we knew we wanted to make an album with all of us in the same room," explains drummer Wesley Toledo.

"Ralphie" features guitarist Keery and bassist Dalton Allison trading lead vocals, and it's as infectious as you'd expect.

Give "Ralphie" a listen below:

Plus, Post Animal released a statement regarding Keery's role in the band, which you can read below. Though he is no longer an active touring member of the band, they plan to "create more magic with him in the future."

In early 2015, Joe joined our band and quickly became one of our best friends. He’s played a vital role in Post Animal and the creation of every musical release we’ve had or planned thus far, including his vocals and guitar work on When I Think Of You In A Castle. It comes as no surprise that our incredibly talented Joe has found success in other artistic endeavors, and for that reason he is no longer an active touring member of Post Animal. We plan to create more magic with him in the future as our fondness for musical collaboration remains strong.

On that note, we hope you enjoy “Ralphie,” and we are excited to share more music with you in the coming months.

With love and dedication,
Post Animal


1. Everywhere All At Once
2. Gelatin Mode
3. Tire Eyes
4. Ralphie
5. Heart Made of Metal
6. Castle
7. Special Moment
8. Victory Lap-Danger Zone
9. One Thing
10. Dirtpicker

Tour dates:

03/09 - Davenport, IA @ Daytrotter
03/10 - St. Louis, MO @ Foam
03/11 - Springfield, MO @ Outland Ballroom
04/18 - Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club
04/19 - Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
04/20 - Ann Arbor, MI @ Blind Pig
04/21 - Columbus, OH @ The Basement
04/27 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
04/28 - Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
05/02 - Columbia, MO @ Cafe Berlin
05/03 - Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar
05/04 - Nashville, TN @ The High Watt
05/06 - Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
05/24 - Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop
05/25 - Toronto, ON @ Smiling Buddha
05/26 - Montreal, QC @ Casa Del Popolo
05/29 - Allston, MA @ Great Scott
05/30 - Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade
05/31 - Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
06/02 - Washington, DC @ Union Stage
06/04 - Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
06/05 - Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle Back Room
06/06 - Asheville, NC @ Mothlight
06/09 - Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Festival
06/11 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
06/14 - Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
06/15 - Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Theater
06/16 - Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
06/17 - San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
06/18 - Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium
06/19 - San Francisco, CA @ Cafe du Nord
06/21 - Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
06/22 - Vancouver, BC @ Fox Cabaret
06/23 - Seattle, WA @ Barboza
06/26 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
06/28 - Denver, CO @ Lost Lake Lounge
06/29 - Omaha, NE @ Slowdown Front Room
06/30 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry

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