First Listen: Mexican Slang – Fever

a3271220703_10“Fever,” the new single from Toronto trio Mexican Slang, is a tempest that a teacup cannot contain. Fronted by Annabelle Lee, the former solo project is now a full-fledged band, with bassist Jimmy Tony Rowlinson and drummer Den Holm helping to create well-crafted pop songs buried underneath a DIY tsunami of sound.

Mexican Slang kicks off a North American tour this week, beginning in Brooklyn. Dates below.

3/11 Brooklyn, NY – Shea Stadium w/ Sleepies, Lodro, Crosss, bbigpigg
3/12 Philadelphia, PA – Kung-Fu Necktie w/ Seismic Thrust, Crosss, Crime Hands
3/13 Richmond, VA – Circle Thrift w/ Crosss
3/15 Atlanta, GA – The Earl w/ Dirty Fences, Boytoy, Sheer Mag
3/16 Birmingham, AL – Below at Doghead w/ Crosss, Muuy Biien
3/21 Austin, TX – Sledge Hammer SXSW showcase w/ Bad Breeding, Solids, HSY, Pinecones, Crosss
3/23 Nashville, TN – Pussy Palace w/ Ttotals
3/24 Cincinnati, OH – The Comet w/ Swim Team, Leggy
3/28 Toronto, ON – S.H.I.B.G.B’S w/ The Ukiah Drag, Moss Lime

With plans to record their debut LP this year, you can investigate the band’s prior EPs and miscellaneous output on their Bandcamp page.

“Fever” will be released as a limited 7″ vinyl single on 28 March via Buzz Records. Stream/purchase the song in digital format below. Earplugs not included.

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