Allison Crutchfield Signs with Merge, Unveils Plans for 2017 Debut Full-Length


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Indie-pop artist Allison Crutchfield has signed with record label Merge and unveiled plans to release her debut solo full-length album in 2017. After co-founding pop-punk project P.S. Eliot with her twin sister and, later, Swearin’, Crutchfield self-produced an EP Lean In To It. Her album with Merge, however, will be her first major solo project with a label.

“Signing with Merge was always sort of a fantasy milestone in my mind, like winning an Oscar or opening a bakery in New England,” says Crutchfield. “It was something I dreamed about a hundred times as a teenager but never thought could actually happen. I’ve been fortunate enough to really get to know the Merge family over the last year, and now that I’m a grown-up, I’m so grateful to be able to call Merge home.”

More information on the upcoming LP will be available later. Meanwhile, Crutchfield will be embarking on an October North American tour. Check our show dates below.

Allison Crutchfield & the Fizz on tour:
Oct 01 Philadelphia, PA – Everybody Hits
Oct 02 Pittsburgh, PA – Cattivo
Oct 03 Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen
Oct 04 St. Paul, MN – Turf Club
Oct 07 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre*
Oct 08 Seattle, WA – The Showbox at Market*
Oct 09 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom*
Oct 11 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore*
Oct 12 Santa Cruz, CA – Rio Theatre*
Oct 15 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy*
Oct 18 Phoenix, AZ – Rebel Lounge
Oct 21 Austin, TX – The Mohawk
Oct 22 Dallas, TX – Foundry Beer Garden^
Oct 23 Memphis, TN – Murphy’s
Oct 24 Chattanooga, TN – JJ’s Bohemia
Oct 25 Durham, NC – The Pinhook
* with The Julie Ruin

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