September 11, 2018 – Hollywood, CA – Toronto-based pop trio NEW CITY share their latest track “For My Eyes Only” alongside the official video for the song which showcases the band’s dynamic live performance. The track is available HERE. Watch the video HERE.
Alongside this release, the band also announce today that they will join White Panda on their upcoming U.S. tour, which kicks off November 10 in Los Angeles at The Roxy. Full routing can be found below.
“For My Eyes Only,” co-produced with Mike Wise (bülow, Dvbbs, RALPH), is released together with a b-side track, “I Can Do You Better” as a digital two-pack of new music for fans through Capitol Records/Universal Music Canada.
These new songs follow the success of their gold certified track, “Getting Closer” which has surpassed 13 million streams worldwide, cracked the top 20 on the pop radio charts and continues to climb the HOT AC charts in Canada. The video for the track, which premiered on Apple Music, follows NEW CITY through the motions. Various scenes that feel all too real to a band that has been spending a year writing, producing and rehearsing their own music. LiveNation featured a stripped down, rooftop performance as part of their “Ones to Watch” series, check it out HERE.
The band has had a whirlwind summer, with sensational festival performances at Festival D’été in Quebec City and Cavendish Beach Music Festival, supporting Shawn Mendes. Most recently, NEW CITY presented at the 2018 iHeartRadio MMVA weekend where they were nominated for “Best New Canadian Artist.” The show included performances by Halsey, Alessia Cara, Bebe Rexha, and more.
Just last year, NEW CITY released their first-ever song, “Coachella.” The track has since amassed almost two million streams, with Clash magazine declaring it a “perfect pop confection.” The follow-up, deep house-inflected, gold certified, “Dirty Secrets,” was the #1 Most Added single at Canadian Pop Radio. The song entered the Canadian radio chart at number 22, jumping seven spots in just two weeks and clearing four million streams, “With the irresistible pop sensibilities of NEW CITY,” wrote Billboard, “they are a secret you’ll want to share.” In 2018, the band took home the Canadian Radio Music Award for Best New Group or Solo Artist in two formats (CHR and Dance/Urban/Rhythmic).
NEW CITY’s hybrid-pop sound borrowing from pop, rhythmic and EDM influences caught the attention of Grammy-winning multiplatinum super producer, Timbaland, and his manager Gary Marella who inked the band to Mosley Music Group imprint alongside Capitol Records stateside. “These guys are incredibly talented and have what it takes to be superstars,” said Timbaland. Mosley Music Group, founded in 2006 started with a simple mission in mind: work with great artists regardless of genre.