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EXOTIC FRUITICA Announces New Single "Fur and Leather" Releasing June 25th

Get ready to thrash and dance as EXOTIC FRUITICA drops their new single "Fur and Leather" on June 25th, 2024. This track is the title song from their highly anticipated full-length album set to release this September. With its aggressive dance punk vibe and post-hardcore influences, "Fur and Leather" is poised to make waves in the alternative rock scene.

"Fur and Leather" isn't just a song; it's a fashion statement. With lyrics that delve into themes of fashion, thrifting, and the pursuit of looking good, this track embodies the ethos of style and self-expression. The song’s infectious chorus, unhinged energy, and danceable beats perfectly capture the essence of what EXOTIC FRUITICA stands for.

Formed in Austin, Texas, in 2022 by longtime friends Jon French (guitarist/vocalist) and Aaron Gilligan (drummer), EXOTIC FRUITICA's origins are as unique as their sound. After thirteen years of waiting to write music together, and Gilligan’s eventual relocation to the U.S. in August 2021, the band solidified its lineup with the addition of lead guitarist Charlie Cruz. This trio has since been making waves in the music scene with their explosive sound and gritty attitude.

EXOTIC FRUITICA’s debut studio album, “Cruel,” released on August 10th, 2023, through Mr. Pink Records, showcased their compressed fuzz sounds, noise, and driving drum beats. Drawing comparisons to the DIY clubs of New York, Berlin, Toronto, London, and Stockholm, the band's sound is a revival of early 90s post-hardcore, influenced by bands like Metz, Viagra Boys, and Crows.

Their music, characterized by unhinged vocals, absurd lyrics, and violent drums, is propelled by pitch-bending guitars that stab and pulse against the beating kick drum. It's a sound that’s anything but predictable, making EXOTIC FRUITICA a standout in the Texas punk scene and beyond.

Mark your calendars for June 25th and prepare to dive into the world of "Fur and Leather." Stay tuned for the full album release this September, and join EXOTIC FRUITICA on their wild, fashion-forward musical journey.


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