The Backseat Lovers Unveil Official Video For “Slowing Down”

*The Following Press Release Was Issued By Capitol Music Group*


The Backseat Lovers shared the official video for their new single, “Slowing Down.” Black and white scenes from the natural, industrial and personal worlds collide in the evocative video, creating a surrealistic kaleidoscope and an escalating sense of tension. View “Slowing Down” HERE

“The making of the video for ‘Slowing Down’ was equally as rewarding as it was challenging,” says The Backseat Lovers’ Joshua Harmon. “It was shot completely on 16mm film and I am proud to have been able to direct it with Brandon J Minton.” 

“Slowing Down” is from the band’s new album, Waiting To Spill (Capitol Records). Describing it as “a song that came together in a time where all four of us needed it,” Harmon recalls, “I had begun to write the beginning of the song just days before a writing retreat that we had decided to go on in the deep mountains. Over the few days at the cabin, the song was born out of feelings of fear, faded dreams seeping into our mornings and a personal worry that I was slowing down the person I loved.” 

Waiting to Spill has amassed over 30 million combined global streams across its 10 songs since its release last fall. The band launched the album with a sold-out, seven-city U.S. tour and appearances on “CBS Mornings” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” After a series of festival dates in Australia and New Zealand and a European tour, The Backseat Lovers will return to North America for an extensive spring outing, which will kick off on April 18 at Orpheum in Vancouver, BC. Most dates are already sold out, including shows at the Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, CA (April 26) and the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN (May 25). See below for itinerary. Limited tickets for some shows are available at

In this recent feature, Alternative Press said, “Waiting to Spill takes an intimate, deeply personal look into a new chapter of their lives. The album takes a visceral approach to exploring their complex emotions through music, incorporating experimental recording techniques and deep-cut lyricism…” Waiting to Spill is the follow-up to the group’s acclaimed 2019 debut, When We Were Friends, which racked up over 200 million global streams and featured the top 20 Alternative hit “Kilby Girl.”
Joshua Harmon, Jonas Swanson, KJ Ward & Juice Welch – who comprise The Backseat Lovers – met while in high school and finished up their first EP, Elevator Days, just before graduation. They’ve since amassed over 370 million combined global streams across their songs and sold over 55,000 tickets in just over a year, graduating to larger venues with each outing. Their electrifying live shows have garnered them a significant fan base, already selling out tours across the U.S. and performing to huge crowds at festivals such as Lollapalooza, ACL, Outside Lands, Shaky Knees, Newport Folk Festival and many more.
Photo Credit: Allyson Lowry 

The Backseat Lovers on Tour:

4/18 – Vancouver, BC – Orpheum
4/19 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre – SOLD OUT
4/21 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater – SOLD OUT
4/22 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater – SOLD OUT
4/24 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater – SOLD OUT
4/25 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
4/26 – Hollywood, CA – Hollywood Palladium – SOLD OUT
4/28 – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl – SOLD OUT
4/29 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Financial Theatre
4/30 – San Diego, CA – SOMA – Mainstage – SOLD OUT
5/14 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Block Party
5/15 – Denver, CO – Mission Ballroom – SOLD OUT
5/17 – Austin, TX – Moody Amphitheater
5/18 – Dallas, TX – The Factory in Deep Ellum
5/19 – Houston, TX – Bayou Place
5/19-21 – Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Music Festival
5/22 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues – SOLD OUT
5/23 – St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus – SOLD OUT
5/25 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium – SOLD OUT
5/26 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore – SOLD OUT
5/27 – Raleigh, NC – The Ritz – SOLD OUT
5/30 – Washington, DC – The Anthem
5/31 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore – SOLD OUT
6/1 – Boston, MA – Roadrunner – SOLD OUT
6/3 – Toronto, ON – History – SOLD OUT
6/4 – Toronto, ON – History 


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