Sunny Day Real Estate kicked off their tour tonight with an unofficial, surprise show in Tacoma, Washington.
And apparently they have a new song. The band members have been fairly open during interviews about the unknown status of the band’s future and their commitment to other projects, and in an interview with The AV Club that recently went online, Dan mention that, if it were possible, he’d work on a new SDRE record.
Well, thank goodness for Megan Selig’s consistently updated Twitter on the goings on of their first show (more will probably be online before this post is published.) Not only does Selig have great, up to the minute info on what’s going on at the show, but, here’s the kicker:
And it’s confirmed with the upside-down picture of the setlist, which you can see here.
The new song is called “10” (an ongoing continuation of their “random numbers as song titles” deal that ended with “9,” which is now included in the Diary reissue). For folks who can’t see from the upside-down setlist, here’s the breakdown:
“Theo B” (LP2)
“Red Elephant” (LP2)
“Song About An Angel” (Diary)
“Guitar & Video Games” (How It Feels To Be Something On)
“10” (NEW SONG)
“In Circles” (Diary)
“Spade & Parade” (additional track on the LP2 reissue)
That’s a killer setlist.
And what does “10” sound like? There might be some video on YouTube in t-minus any-minute-now. It wouldn’t surprise me. Here’s hoping there’s plenty more where that came from…
UPDATE: Apparently SDRE did not end up playing “10” last night. It could mean the band was having a laugh by tossing a new song title on there, or they could have just not played it. Who knows. Hopefully, we’ll find out soon enough…