Dilly Dally broke up. The Toronto four-piece made the announcement Thursday morning via Instagram. “It is time for us to move on and continue our journeys separately,” the post read.
Along with the announcement, the band dropped their last pair of new singles – “Colour of Joy” and “Morning Light” – which were “recorded close to home in Toronto” and “happened naturally over the last year or so. ” Stream the tracks below.
Additionally, Dilly Dally revealed plans for a farewell show (dubbed “The Last Show”), which will be held at Lee’s Place in Toronto on May 27 and will feature Bad Waitress and Breeze as support acts. action. Tickets for the concert go on sale Friday, March 3 at 10:00 am ET HERE.
Dilly Dally first hit the scene in the early 2010s, appearing on many indie and punk fans’ radars with their single “Candy Mountain.” From there, the band’s blistering guitar tones and vocalist Katie Monks’ dynamic voice won them a following, and paved the way for two studio albums: 2015’s disease and 2018 HEAVEN.
Write about disease when it first came out, RESULTS Contributor Sasha Geffen CEBU The sound of the monks as “a scuffed-up howl from Courtney Love but also from Layne Staley, Frank Black, Kurt Cobain – all the singers who heard the worst grain in their voice not as a flaw but as a weapon. Monks have a hell of a hell, and hearing it rattle like so many rusty chains takes Dilly Dally’s debut out of the endless background noise of the ’90s revivalists and into a space where it can roam and feel alive.
What’s next for the members of Dilly Dally is uncertain, but the band is making a point to thank everyone who has supported them over the years. “Thank you to anyone who came to see us perform, the artists who inspired us, and everyone in the extended DD family,” the post read. “We couldn’t have done what we did without each and every one of you, and are forever grateful.”