Brooklyn trio Proper. have just unleashed their rather brilliant, brand new single Huerta from their forthcoming new album The Great American Novel.
The track sees Erik explore his relationship with his ancestry and his Mexican heritage.
"We're coming up on our third album and I realized I hadn't written about my Mexican heritage at all. My grandfather immigrated to the US in 50s but died before I was born, cutting off the only tie my family has to Mexico. I grew up romanticizing it and it wasn't until I was older, when my mom and her siblings spoke out about their dad without the filter one uses when speaking around children, that I began to critically examine what heritage and lineage meant. 'Huerta' is about looking at the least traveled part of your personality and day dreaming about the possibility."
The track is taken off the new album The Great American Novel. Recorded and produced by Bartees Strange, the album lands on March 25 and is available to pre-order now.
The band have also added a ton of EU dates to follow their UK run in April! Tickets available now.
Apr 4 Leeds - Lending Rooms
Apr 5 Leicester Firebug
Apr 6 Bristol Exchange -Basement
Apr 7 London - Shacklewell Arms
Apr 9 Sheffield - Sidney & Matilda
Apr 11 Birmingham - Dead Wax
Apr 12 Glasgow - Hug and Pint
Apr 14 Cardiff - The Moon
Apr 15 Southampton - Heartbreakers
Apr 16 Manchester Punk Fest
April 21st - Freiburg, DE, Slow Club
April 23rd - Wiesbaden, DE, Kreativfabrik
April 24th - Munster, DE, Gleis 22
April 25th - Köln, DE, Pop Sub
April 27th - Antwerp, BE, Muziekcentrum Trix
April 28th - Rotterdam, NL, V11
April 29th - Hamburg, DE, Venue TBC
May 1st - Berlin, DE, Oyoun (Matinee Show)
May 2nd - Warsaw, PL, Hydrozagadka
May 3rd - Kraków, PL, Baza (Mostowa)
May 4th - Vienna, AT, Rhiz
May 5th - Graz, AT, SUb