May 31, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA – Today, The Greeting Committee release a brand-new music video for their single, “17”: WATCH HERE.
This video came to fruition in a very unique way – Universal Music Group’s talented young college representatives worked with lead singer Addie Sartino on the treatment and creation of the video from start to finish. Their youthful vision and creativity resulted in a visual component which perfectly fits the song’s emotion and narrative.
On the song, the critically acclaimed Kansas City quartet infuse sunny, shimmering guitars with youthful spirit and vivid lyricism. Co-written with Jack Kennedy (BØRNS) and produced by Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes), it’s as cinematic as it is catchy. The single provides the perfect precursor to the group’s forthcoming new album—stay tuned for more details.
The band recently wrapped a North American tour supporting Jukebox the Ghost. Their energetic live show captured the attention of audiences across the country – after their Pittsburgh set, AXS wrote that The Greeting Committee “quickly won over the crowd with their energy and catchy songs.” Twin Cities Media praised, “If every band had the amount of energy that Addie had last night I would never have a complaint about a live show…there’s no denying the power behind The Greeting Committee’s live shows,” while Music In Minnesota agreed, “The Greeting Committee put on one of the best performances from an opening act I’ve ever seen in my life.”
Between high school classes in their native Kansas City, The Greeting Committee quietly stirred up a following with their 2015 debut EP It’s Not All That Bad, which caught the attention of Lazlo Geiger, a radio personality from 96.5 The Buzz. The lead single “Hands Down” impressively generated 10 million-plus streams as the band went on touring with the likes of MisterWives, Tennis, The Mowgli’s, Saint Motel, and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, as well as making a splash at Lollapalooza and SXSW. “17” is their first new release since their 2017 sophomore EP Meeting People Is Easy.
The Greeting Committee are: Addie Sartino (vocals), Brandon Yangmi (guitar), Pierce Turcotte (bass), and Austin Fraser (drums).
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