It wasn’t too long ago that Said The Whale treated some lucky media, industry, and friends to a private boat cruise on a 68-foot antique yacht to preview their album Islands Disappear. They made the trip around English Bay with Camilo (the magician in which the first single is named after), and while this party was a small one, this release has been anything but.

Following the October 13th release Islands Disappear quickly climbed the itunes charts hitting #1 on the alternative chart and #5 on the album chart all in the span of two days. Said The Whale were nominated for a Verge Artist of the Year award for the second year in a row, landed on the cover of The Georgia Straight, were invited to play the Edge 102.1 studios, and received a plug from George Stroumboulopoulos himself on The Hour. Album copies are quickly selling off the shelves in record stores across the country, and the media is all over them.

"There isn't a bad song in this bunch. Said The Whale have gone and made a career-defining album much sooner, I'd say, than anyone expected them to."
- CHARTattack

"Camilo (The Magician) is probably the jam of the year when it comes to Canadian indie rock"
- HeroHill

On top of all of this , the video for the ‘Camilo (The Magician) was recently released and basically it’s so cute it hurts. Directed by Adam Christl and produced by 3:AM Design, for your viewing pleasure you can check it out here:

Said The Whale are halfway through their national tour and you can catch them live on the final dates of the tour with Hannah Georgas here:
Oct 23rd - Corner Brook, NF - Backlot
Oct 24th - St. John's, NL - The Ship
Oct 28th - Toronto, ON - El Mocambo
Oct. 31st - Thunder Bay, ON - The Apollo
Nov 2nd - Winnipeg, MB - Pyramid
Nov 4th - Saskatoon, SK - Amigos
Nov 5th - Calgary, AB - SAIT Gateway
Nov 6th - Edmonton, AB - Brixx
Nov 7th - Lethbridge, AB - Henotic
Nov 8th - Canmore, AB - Communitea
Nov 9th - Kelowna, BC - Habitat

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