224 years later, a new Treaty of Paris has been signed.
This time without the gunfire or funny wigs.
Freshly inked Chicago Rock Quintet, Treaty of Paris is the newest addition to the Airport Tapes and Records family. (Andrew McMahon’s imprint label.) And while the band’s name started off as a joke, the Idie Rock band is serious about turning heads.
It’s not easy to stand out in Chicago’s saturated music scene, but the guys are making headway thanks to a slew of successful hometown performances, a loyal fanbase and, oh yeah – good songwriting. After being well received at respected Chicago venues, i.e. Metro, Double Door, Schuba’s, etc., Treaty of Paris is looking to expand their reach. Something tells me they won’t have much trouble.
Forget smoke and mirrors, these guys have fun the old-fashioned way.
You need look no further than their live show or music videos
to understand why their easy to warm up to. The band’s modest and
passive-aggresive, comedic qualities are just as appealing as their
Their newly released debut album, “Sweet Dreams, Sucker“, showcases tracks such as “Waking Up The Dead“, “Roller Skates” and “Hello Nurse,” among others. The songs are impressively developed considering the band’s two-year lifespan, and equally as addictive.
Treaty Of Paris is currently out on a string of national tour dates, but returns to Illinois on Dec. 17th for a performance in Highland and again on Jan 5 at Chicago’s Metro. You might want to get tickets to this one.
224 years is a long time for a curtain call.