Song of the Day: “Purple” by California Wives

Today’s song is “Purple” by new wave indie-pop quartet California Wives. This song is the second single off their self-released debut EP, Affair. “Blood Red Youth” their premiere single, quickly climbed to #8 on the Hype Machine upon its release this Fall. Formed in 2009, California Wives, aka Jayson Kramer (vocals, keys, guitar), Dan Zima (vocals, bass, guitar), Joe O’Connor (drums) and Hans Michel (guitar, keys), have spent the past year working on their 5-song EP Affair. The band recently wrapped a Daytrotter session last week, and continue to add dates to their upcoming Winter tour:

Tour Dates
Dec 22 – Schubas – Chicago, IL
Jan 28 – Subterranean Chicago, IL
Jan 29 – Mike and Mollys – Champaign, IL
Jan 30 – Firebird – St. Louis, IL

Listen below and for more information on California Wives, check out their official website and MySpace. Get their debut EP Affair now on iTunes, Amazon, and Rhapsody.


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