6/23/2009

Sunny Day Real Estate to Reunite

Bookending the present decade with their reunions, and coinciding with the 15th anniversary of their debut album, the original members of seminal emo quartet Sunny Day Real Estate have decided to once again reconvene featuring their original lineup. (Bassist Nate Mendel, who chose not to leave the Foo Fighters to rejoin his former comrades in the late '90s, is said to not only be on board but may have been a main instigator in the quartet's decision to return.)

Rumors of a SDRE reunion were confirmed with the booking of an October 13, 2009 date in San Francisco and one in their hometown of Seattle on Oct. 16th. Future tour dates are expected to follow.

Appropriately, here's one of our faves, "Song About an Angel", originally from their debut album Diary [SubPop-1994], performed live in 1999:

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