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Cloud Nothings Don't Overthink Rock

Cleveland trio are better than ever on their upcoming fourth album, Here and Nowhere Else. Hear their new single "Psychic Trauma," debuting on BuzzFeed.

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Here's the album's tightly-wound second single, "Psychic Trauma." It's as catchy as it is brutal.

The song's about keeping your head in the game and out of the shit.

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Cloud Nothings singer and songwriter Dylan Baldi, who started the band when he was 18, explains why too much deliberation can be a bad thing: "I have a tendency to overthink things, which is generally a bad idea. 'Psychic Trauma' is an exaggerated phrase that refers to that tendency. [Here and Nowhere Else], lyrically and musically, is about simplifying and more or less discovering yourself through that simplification. Keeping thoughts simple and in the present, as opposed to the ruminating, 'Psychic Trauma' sort of zone, is a much better way to live. For me, at least."

For a closer listen to the song's lyrics, check out Baldi's acoustic version.

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Catch the band on tour:

03/12 - 03/14 Austin, TX - SXSW

03/13 Austin, TX - Stereogum Day Party

03/13 Austin, TX - Carpark Records Showcase

04/04 Buffalo, NY - Iron Works

04/05 Albany, NY - The Low Beat

04/06 Toronto, ON - Legendary Horseshoe Tavern

04/07 Montreal, QC - Il Motore

04/08 Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall

04/10 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer

04/11 Clinton, NY - Tolles Pavilion (Hamilton College)

04/12 Hamden, CT - The Space

04/13 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall Of Williamsburg

04/14 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom

04/16 Washington, DC - Black Cat

04/17 Carrboro, NC - Cats Cradle

04/18 Athens, GA - Georgia Theatre

04/19 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade (Hell Stage)

04/21 Orlando, FL - The Social

04/22 Tampa, FL - Crowbar

04/23 Tallahassee, FL - Club Downunder (Florida State University)

04/24 New Orleans, GA - Gasa Gasa

04/25 Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's

04/26 Austin, TX - The Mohawk

04/27 Dallas, TX - Club Dada

04/29 Kansas City, MO - The Riot Room

04/30 Iowa City, IA - Gabes

05/01 Saint Paul, MN - Turf Club

05/02 Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon

05/03 Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall

05/09 Lakewood, OH - Mahall's

07/04 George, WA - Sasquatch Festival

April 4-8 with Pleasure Leftists

April 10-25 with Ryley Walker

April 26-27 with The Men

April 29-May 3 with Protomartyr

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