Stand Atlantic share new music video for ‘Toothpick’

Stand Atlantic have shared their new music video for Toothpick off their recent full-length album Skinny Dipping.

Next week, Stand Atlantic kick off their North American tour with Waterparks and One Ok Rock.

Stand Atlantic will then head to the UK & Europe for their own headline tour. Dates for the run are:

29th Mar – Leeds Key Club (UK)
30th Mar – Manchester Night People (UK)
31st Mar – Newcastle Think Tank (UK)
1st Apr – Glasgow King Tuts (UK)
2nd Apr – Nottingham Bodega (UK)
3rd Apr – Birmingham Asylum 2 (UK)
4th Apr – London Underworld (UK)
6th Apr – Southampton Joiners (UK)
7th Apr – Bristol Exchange (UK)
9th Apr – Antwerp Kavka (BE)
10th Apr – Eindhoven Dynamo Basement (NL)
11th Apr – Hamburg Headcrash (DE)
12th Apr – Berlin Musik & Frieden (DE)
14th Apr – Cologne MTC (DE)
15th Apr – Paris Le 1999 (FR)

Last year, the band shared the single and music video for Lavender Bones, which premiered on triple J’s Good Nites in Australia. The song has climbed the charts to be the Most Played track on triple J on September 21st and made the triple J Hottest 101-199 countdown. The band also premiered their latest single, Skinny Dipping on BBC Radio 1’s Indie Show With Jack Saunders, and recently wrapped up a SOLD OUT headlining tour in Australia. 

Stand Atlantic, made up of Bonnie Fraser (vocals/guitar), David Potter (guitar), and Jonno Panichi (drums), launched into the international eye following Skinny Dipping. The group’s blend of hard-charged rock and soaring pop melodies has earned them a home on international tours with the likes of New Found Glory, Neck Deep and State Champs – and critical accolades like a “Best International Breakthrough Band” nomination at the 2018 Heavy Music Awards and inclusion in Kerrang’s highly coveted Hottest Bands of 2018. 

Now, Skinny Dipping is poised to build on that success and take them even further. The unfiltered honesty of the album’s 10 tracks showcases an emotional maturity beyond Stand Atlantic’s collective years, a keen sense of self-awareness and desire to be unconditionally authentic even when – and perhaps especially when – it breaks their hearts. 

Awash in ’90s vibrancy and bounce, the title track finds Fraser coming to terms with her sexuality, fighting through a haze of self-doubt en route to a celebration of her true identity. “Skinny dipping can be seen as an innocent thing you do for fun,” she explains. “But at the same time, you’re naked and vulnerable and exposing yourself to anything in there. There are things in life I sometimes feel are either unimportant or something I shouldn’t be talking about. It can be so isolating to be truly honest, but to have people accept you is so freeing.”

Danny Peart
Editor / Live Music Photographer / Journalist at Soundcheck-Live

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