Hippo Campus Admits That Co-Habituating Is Hard In New Single “Passenger”

Indie pop

Photo: Brit O’Brien

Minneapolis’ band Hippo Campus takes us into a reflective soundscape of mellow pop where they navigate through the hardships of co-habituating with a loved one. Yep. Even if we are loneliness-averse, we also tend to struggle in keeping a harmonious relationship under the same roof. Stream below:

“‘Passenger’ was written in the winter of 2017 after the first four months of touring on landmark,” said singer/guitarist Jake Luppen. “Lyrically the themes deal with the challenges of growing alongside the person you love. For this song in particular I tried to challenge myself to write a more complex chord progression to sing to. I started off with a TR-8 groove and the rest followed pretty naturally.”

Priduced by BJ Burton (Bon Iver, Sylvan Esso), “Passenger” is the follow up of the band’s 2017’s EP warm glow. As of now, Hippo Campus has summer and fall dates coming up”

North America 2018

7/7 – High Sierra Music Festival (Quincy, CA, USA)

7/9 – The Independent (San Francisco, CA, USA)

7/18 – Red Rocks (Morrison, CO, USA)

10/5 – Pabst Theater (Milwaukee, WI, USA)

10/6 – Riviera (Chicago, IL, USA)

10/9 – Pageant (St. Louis, MO, USA)

10/10 – Madison (Covington, KY, USA)

10/12 – Marathon Music Works (Nashville, TN, USA)

10/13 – Masquerade (Atlanta, GA, USA)

10/15 – Oragne Peel (Asheville, NC, USA)

10/16 – Newport Music Hall (Columbus, OH, USA)

10/18 – Union Transfer (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

10/19 – Terminal 5 (New York, NY, USA)

10/21 – Town Ballroom (Buffalo, NY, USA)

10/22 – Stage AE (Pittsburgh, PA, USA)

10/24 – 9:30 Club (Washington, DC, USA)

10/27 – House of Blues (Boston, MA, USA)

10/28 – College Street Music Hall (New Haven, CT, USA)

10/30 – Cat’s Cradle (Durham, NC, USA)

11/2 – Iron City Music Hall (Birmingham, AL, USA)

11/3 – House of Blues (New Orleans, LA, USA)

11/5 – Jones Assembly (Oklahoma City, OK, USA)

11/6 – Paper Tiger (San Antonio, TX, USA)

11/7 – Canton Hall (Dallas, TX, USA)

11/9 – Stubb’s (Austin, TX, USA)

11/10 – White Oak Music Hall (Houston, TX, USA)

11/23-24 – Palace Theatre (Minneapolis, MN, USA)

Europe 2018

8/22-23 – Omeara (London, UK)

8/24 – Leeds Festival (Leeds, UK)

8/26 – Reading Festival (Reading, UK)