Middle Kids perform "Questions" on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', announce North American 2021 tour starting September
6th May 2021
Middle Kids released their acclaimed sophomore album Today We’re The Greatest to worldwide critical acclaim in March of this year. Last night, they performed album standout “Questions” on Jimmy Kimmel Live! - a track which Stereogum described as "a raging inferno of distorted guitars and orchestral brass" - showing once again why they are one of the most exciting and talented bands around.
Watch Middle Kids perform "Questions" on Jimmy Kimmel Live! below.
The Jimmy Kimmel performance comes off the back of two previous TV appearances for the new album including CBS This Morning and The Late Late Show With James Corden.
Middle Kids have also announced that they will head out on a US headline tour this fall in support of Today We're The Greatest. Ticket presale starts today, while general on-sale will be available Friday at 10am local time. For tickets and information, please visit middlekidsmusic.com.
Middle Kids, North American Tour 2021
September 18 - Space Ballroom - Hamden, CT
September 19 - Sinclair - Boston, MA
September 20 - TBD - New York, NY
September 22 - 9:30 Club - Washington, DC
September 23 - Mr. Smalls - Pittsburgh, PA
September 30 - A&R - Columbus, OH
October 2 - Metro - Chicago, IL
October 3 - Turf Club - Minneapolis, MN
October 7 - Wonder Ballroom - Portland, OR
October 9 - Crocodile - Seattle, WA
October 11 - The Independent - San Francisco, CA
October 13 - Teragram Ballroom - Los Angeles, CA
October 14 - Pappy & Harriet’s - Pioneertown, CA
October 18 - Mohawk - Austin, TX
October 21 - Aisle 5 - Atlanta, GA
October 22 - Exit/In - Nashville, TN
Praise for Today We’re The Greatest:
"They have a real gift for making melancholic sound euphoric” - NPR
"Middle Kids’ “Cellophane (Brain)” previews the trio’s upcoming album Today We’re The Greatest in grand fashion: an emotionally affecting distorted guitar is used to showcase inner struggle, just as the song twists and turns to an ultimate crescendo." - Billboard
“Sweet, triumphant love songs” - The Guardian
“With the release of Today We’re The Greatest, the Aussie pop-rock trio leads with vulnerability in hopes of helping others to know themselves better.” - FLOOD
“This is what Middle Kids do best. Big songs about big emotions.” - Under The Radar
Today We’re The Greatest still contains those effortless high points. But this time around, the peaks are often the culmination of songs featuring contemplative lyrics given much more room to breathe by the music.” - American Songwriter
“On Today We’re the Greatest, they make great music sound effortless" - Paste Magazine
“Today We’re The Greatest is quietly revelatory. Its a record that eloquently and and sometimes painful weaves tales of emotional complexity that crush and uplift in equal measure” - Rolling Stone Australia