Teenage Halloween | photo by Ali Nugent
Teenage Halloween signs with Don Giovanni Records, announces debut LP and lead single “Stationary”
Asbury Park power pop / folk punk band Teenage Halloween have signed with Don Giovanni Records, who will be releasing the band’s self-titled debut album on September 18. The album’s lead single, “Stationary,” was also released this week on all streaming platforms.
Vocalist / guitarist Luke Hendericks says, “‘Stationary’ is about feelings of existential dread and how the human brain processes change, being perceived as male as an AMAB non-binary person can slowly make a person more bitter with the world around them. The album encompasses feelings of oppressive upbringings as a queer person, depression, regret and distaste for the current political system.”
Teenage Halloween features the supplementary talents of many figures in the local scene: it was recorded and mixed by The Superweaks‘ Evan Bernard (who also features on tambourine and guitar) at Big Mama’s Recording, was mastered by Ryan Schwabe, and cover art was provided by Rozwell Kid‘s Jordan Hudkins. The album is dedicated to “anyone who feels out of place and wrong in the world they are forced to live in.”
Teenage Halloween is available for pre-order on digital, limited color vinyl, cassette, and merch bundles featuring enamel pins, t-shirts, and vinyl stickers. All pre-orders come with a digital download of “Stationary,” as well as a download of the complete album upon its September release.
Pre-order Teenage Halloweenhere, and listen to “Stationary” below.