Posted by Frank
Chicago indie pop four-piece Pet Lions are all geared up to follow-up their excellent 2009 EP, Soft Right, with a proper full-length. They already have plans to record at Engine Studios (Modest Mouse, Iron & Wine, Josh Ritter, etc.), but as is often the case with indie bands, just don't have the funds necessary to make it happen. Because of this they've launched a campaign via kickstarter.com that invites fans to donate a pledge (as little as $5) to help with the creation of the record. In return they're offering rewards such as an advanced digital copy of the album once recorded, merch and show tickets, depending on donation level.
For my money, Pet Lions are one of Chicago's most promising bands, and Soft Right has already gotten quite a bit of attention for them (check out our review of the EP). They are wonderful songwriters and have a very fun sound that's one part Strokes-esque indie rock and one part old school new wave/power pop, so I'm excited to hear what they would offer up on an LP. If you are too, consider helping them out by clicking on the image below: