Lexington, KY three-piece Too Close To Touch have dropped the fourth volume of their EP series I’m Hard To Love But So Are You. “As we close out what has surely been one of the most difficult years for all of us, we’re both humbled and happy to bring you a new batch of songs from Too Close,” says vocalist Keaton Pierce. “I would say that this group is definitely the most diverse, and hits a pretty broad range on the spectrum of what we’ve released in the past. It feels fitting though, as this year has delivered such a wide array of emotions to everyone- Happiness, anger, sadness, hopefulness, and at times, hopelessness. As always, thank you for listening. It means the world to us, and hopefully you as well.”
The band has also released the music video for “Pick Me Up,” animated by Andrew Onorato (Billie Eilish, Childish Gambino), which you can watch, here. The track, produced and mixed by Daniel Muckala (Nick Carter, Echosmith), “relates to experiences dealing and coping with struggles and painful challenges we face,” explains the band. “There’s nothing worse than the feeling of being alone when facing the unfamiliar. Not knowing who or what you can trust. That period of statis can make or break us, and lead to seemingly uncontrollable moments where we act out of panic and fear.”
I’M HARD TO LOVE BUT SO ARE YOU, VOL. 4 TRACK LIST
1. Pick Me Up
2. (we are all) Criminals
Too Close To Touch is Keaton Pierce (vocals), Mason Marble (guitar), and Kenny Downey (drums). The band’s releases include the EP series I’m Hard To Love But So Are You (Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3), the songs series of “Leave You Lonely”, “Before I Cave In”, “Burn,” and their albums Nerve Endings (2015), and Haven’t Been Myself (2016). In 2016, Too Close To Touch won the award for Best Underground Band at the Alternative Music Press Awards. Haven’t Been Myself debuted on the Billboard charts as the #3 Alternative Artist Album, #9 Top New Artist Album, and #133 Billboard Top 200 Current Album.