The Beths share new single Out Of Sight, announce Powerstation show; album Jump Rope Gazers out 10th July

The Beths share “Out of Sight,” a new single from their highly-anticipated sophomore album, Jump Rope Gazers, out July 10th on Carpark Records. The band performed the single on their “Live From House 3” live stream yesterday. It follows previously released singles “I’m Not Getting Excited” and “Dying to Believe.” The Beths also announce they’ll play  a very special album release concert at Auckland’s Powerstation on Saturday July 11th. Tickets go on sale at 9am this Friday at

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“Out of Sight” is tender and shoegazing. It reckons with the distance that drives people apart and how those who love each other inevitably fail each other. The best way to repair that failure, in The Beths’ view, is with abundant and unconditional love, no matter how far it has to travel. 

Elizabeth Stokes says, “The band playing on ‘Out Of Sight’ is more fragile than we usually allow ourselves to be. We are trying to listen more deeply and be more open ended, it was confronting to do and sometimes even frustrating. But it came out great, Ben’s bass playing especially is beautifully melodic and gives the song a unique texture.”

The accompanying video directed by Ezra Simons was filmed on Super 8 film and shows the band bird watching amongst the brush. Archival footage of birds native to New Zealand are woven throughout. Simons says, “The goal was to create a nostalgic and timeless roadtrip video where the band goes off in search of native birds, but instead finds each other.

Watch “Out of Sight” VideoMade with thanks to NZ On Air

The Beths are Elizabeth Stokes (vocals/guitar), Jonathan Pearce (guitar), Benjamin Sinclair (bass), and Tristan Deck (drums). Jump Rope Gazers is the follow-up to Future Me Hates Me, “one of the most impressive indie-rock debuts of the year” (Pitchfork). The album received glowing praise and appeared on many year-end lists including Rolling Stone, NPR, Stereogum, and more.

Jump Rope Gazers tackles themes of anxiety and self-doubt with effervescent power pop choruses and rousing backup vocals, zeroing in on the communality and catharsis that can come from sharing stressful situations with some of your best friends. Touring far from home, The Beths committed to taking care of each other while simultaneously trying to take care of friends living thousands of miles away. That care and attention shines through on Jump Rope Gazers, where the quartet sounds more locked in than ever. Jump Rope Gazers stares down all the hard parts of living in communion with other people, even at a distance, while celebrating the ferocious joy that makes it all worth it. 

Watch “Out of Sight” Video 
Watch “I’m Not Getting Excited” Video
Watch “Dying to Believe” Video 
“Live From House” live streams 
Pre-Order Jump Rope Gazers 

The Beths Tour Dates:
Sat. July 11 – Auckland, NZ @ Powerstation – TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY
Sun. Nov 8 – Perth, WA @ HBF Park* 
Wed.  Nov. 11 – Melbourne, VIC @ Marvel Stadium*
Sat. Nov. 14 – Sydney, NSW @ Bankwest Stadium*
Tue. Nov. 17 – Brisbane, QLD @ QSAC Stadium*
Fri. Nov. 20 – Dunedin, NZ @ Forsyth Barr Stadium*
Sun. Nov. 22 – Auckland, NZ @ Mt Smart Stadium*
Tue. March 30 – Southampton, UK @ The Loft
Wed. March 31 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
Thu. April 1 – Manchester, UK @ Club Academy
Fri. April 2 – Glasgow, UK @ Saint Luke’s
Sat. April 3 – Dublin, IE @ The Workman’s Club
Mon. April 5 – Bristol, UK @ SWX
Tue. April 6 – Birmingham, UK @ Castle and Falcon
Wed. April 7 – London, UK @ O2 Kentish Town
Thu. April 8 – Brighton, UK @ Concorde 2
Fri. April 9 – Paris, FR @ Point Éphémère
Sat. April 10 – Lyon, FR @ Marché Gare – Hors les murs
Sun. April 11 – Milan, IT @ BIKO
Tue. April. 13 – Düdingen, CH @ Bad Bonn
Wed. April 14 – Lausanne, CH @ Le Romandie
Thu. April 15 – Munich, DE @ Kranhalle
Fri. April 16 – Vienna, AT @ B72
Sat. April 17 – Prague, CZ @ Underdogs’ Ballroom
Sun. April 18 – Berlin, DE @ Lido
Tue. April 20 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega Ideal Bar
Wed. April 21 – Hamburg, DE @ Molotow
Thu. April 22 – Cologne, DE @ Artheater
Fri. April 23 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso Noord
Sun. April 25 – Brussels, BE @ Ancienne Belgique 

*w/ Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy

Praise for Jump Rope Gazers: 
“[‘Dying To Believe’ is] fleet and lovely, strutting and sweet” – Rolling Stone 

“[‘Dying To Believe’ is] a relentlessly upbeat barrage of electric guitar, punk drums, and sing-along vocal hooks that’s done before you know it, begging for you to hit the repeat button and start it over.” – MTV News 

“The group of jazz school graduates treat pop-rock like a science, inverting predictable ‘woah-oh’ gang choruses into clever ‘ah-ah-wooo’s that are freshly irresistible.” 
– Entertainment Weekly “The Beths make music that could easily be described as excitable — wiry and nervy and sparkling rock music that’s built around impeccable hooks and riffs and a constant sense of forward momentum.” – Stereogum

“While musically a jumpy, driving number, [‘I’m Not Getting Excited’s] subject matter is about denying oneself the freedom to enjoy excitement and success — all because of constant second-guessing” – Consequence of Sound 

“[‘I’m Not Getting Excited’ is] an energetic indie-rocker” – Uproxx 

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