Chris Milam shares video for ‘Kids These Days’ and details US tour dates

Memphis singer and songwriter Chris Milam has shared a video for his song “Kids These Days.”

The clip for the title track of his new album sees Milam take to the road to perform for a seemingly indifferent audience, images from his life flashing across the screen like poignant memories returning from a dim and distant past.

Beginning with just guitar and Milam’s plaintive, aching vocal, “Kids These Days” soon builds to a cathartic roar, replete with gripping and propulsive instrumentation. As Milam himself says of the track, “Kids These Days” aren’t kids anymore:

“I’ve read about my generation growing up for a long time. But we’re here — we’re in our twenties and thirties. And I know a lot of folks who, despite hard work and good intentions, aren’t where they thought they’d be. Maybe they’re even starting over. I hope that, by telling my story, other people see theirs in it.”

Directed by Ben Siler & Chris Milam, edited by Ben Siler and with cinematography by Andrew Trent Fleming, you can check out the video below.

Catch Chris Milam live on the following tour dates:

02nd Jun: Loflin Yard, Memphis, TN
06th Jun: The 5 Spot, Nashville, TN
07th Jun: Blue Plate Special, Knoxville, TN
08th Jun: Radio Room, Greenville, SC
10th Jun: Borjo, Norfolk, VA
12th Jun: The Camel, Richmond, VA
13th Jun: Avalon Theater, Easton, MD
14th Jun: Evening Star, Washington, D.C.
16th Jun: Mercury Lounge, New York, NY
19th Jun: The Speakeasy, Cleveland, OH
21st Jun: Tonic Room, Chicago, IL

Chris’ album Kids These Days is out now via Namesake Records. The full track list is below.

chris-milam-kids-these-days-album-cover-web01. “Kids These Days”
02. “Half Life”
03. “Autumn”
04. “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know”
05. “Coldweather Girls”
06. “Prayer #4”
07. “New Drug”
08. “Hey, Hollwyood”
09. “When I Was Young”
10. “All of Our Ghosts”
11. “The Sun Isn’t Up”
12. “At The End of the Day”

Connect with Chris Milam via:
Facebook: facebook.com/ChrisMilamMusic
Twitter: twitter.com/ChrisMilam
Web: chrismilam.com

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