Standing at the Gates: The Songs of Nada Surf’s Let Go

Happy digital release day to “Standing at the Gates: The Songs of Nada Surf’s Let Go”  Links below!

Thank you to all the artists for being part of this record. We’re so knocked out by these versions.


Track Listing: 

  1. Blizzard of ‘77 (Manchester Orchestra)
  2. Happy Kid (Ron Gallo)
  3. Inside of Love (The Texas Gentlemen)
  4. Fruit Fly (Ed Harcourt)
  5. Blonde on Blonde (Rogue Wave)
  6. Hi-Speed Soul (The Long Winters)
  7. Killian’s Red (Holly Miranda)
  8. The Way You Wear Your Head (Charly Bliss)
  9. Neither Heaven Nor Space (William Tyler)
  10. La Pour Ca (Adia Victoria)
  11. Treading Water (Eyelids)
  12. Paper Boats (Aimee Mann)
  13. No Quick Fix (Victoria Bergsman)

    Proceeds go to the ACLU and The Pablove Foundation.  

‘Let Go’ 15th Anniversary Tour

Here’s the next round of “Let Go” anniversary tour dates! Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 10am local time.

These shows are “An Evening with Nada Surf,”where we’ll play “Let Go,” take a break and then come back for a second set. There will be no support on these shows.

All dates for the “Let Go” tour can be found here:

See you out there!

April 06 Zurich – Dynamo
April 07 Vienna – WUK
April 09 Munich – Muffathalle
April 10 Cologne – Stollwerk
April 11 Berlin – Huxley’s
April 12 Hamburg – Grunspan
April 14 Oslo – John Dee
April 15 Gothenburg – Pustervik
April 18 London – Dome
April 19 Manchester – Gorilla
April 20 Bristol – Fleece
April 21 Dublin – Whelan’s

May 09 Seattle – TBD
May 10 Portland – Wonder Ballroom
May 11 San Francisco – Great American Music Hall
May 12 Los Angeles – Teragram Ballroom
May 14 San Diego – Belly Up Tavern
May 17 Dallas – Granada Theater
May 18 Austin – 3Ten
May 21 Atlanta – Terminal West

Great News/Good Bad News/Great News

Great News: we’re very excited to announce that we’ll be supporting Brand New on their October tour
Good Bad News: all the dates are sold out
Great News: we have a lot of exciting announcements coming in the next few weeks (nudge nudge wink wink)

Summer Merch Sale

hello people who wear clothes!
our summer merch sale has started with 20% off all apparel. now’s a great time to get ready for the heat and stock up on some cool t-shirts, hoodies and for the newest ones in your family, onesies. 

Peaceful Ghosts Available Today


Nada Surf/Peaceful GhostsWe’re excited to announce the release of “Peaceful Ghosts,” an album that was recorded this summer when the band performed with the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra (Vienna) and the Babelsberg Film Orchestra  (Berlin). The record is available digitally, on CD and a limited edition 2x LP. Continue reading

“You Know Who You Are” out now

You Know Who You Are is out now! we’re so excited! it took a little longer than we thought it would because we wanted to get it right. thank you for your patience. we can’t wait for you to hear it.

almost twenty years ago we released our first album and we want to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone who’s been listening since then, and also say thank you to everyone who has started to listen more recently. we appreciate it more than we can express.

cold to see clear / believe you’re mine / friend hospital / new bird / out of the dark / rushing / animal / you know who you are / gold sounds / victory is yours

here’s where you can get it!

Merch Store:
City Slang:

Cover of Eagles of Death Metal’s “I Love You All The Time”

we’re honored to be a part of Eagle of Death Metal’s ‘Play It Forward’ campaign (, helping to raise money for The Sweet Stuff Foundation that will benefit victims of the horrific terrorist attacks in paris.

You can listen to and buy our cover of “I Love You All the Time” here:

Main Site:
Spotify (Playlist):

We also wanted to thank the people who very generously donated their time to help us with the recording:

howard elliot-handclaps
geoff sanoff recorded vocals & mixed at renegade studios
drums recorded by chris schultz at WaveLab recording studio
mastered by chris athens and dave huffman at chris athens masters. austin tx, u.s.a.

Love and light,

nada surf

Live at the Neptune Theatre

on saturday march 24th, 2012, we drove into seattle, washington, one
of favorite cities in the world. we were in the midst of a US tour in
support of the stars are indifferent to astronomy. days before, our
longtime friend and frequent producer john goodmanson told us that the
neptune theatre, where we were going to play, was wired for sound,
with a whole extra set of cables going from the stage down to the
basement. did we want him to record the show? our answer: YES! Continue reading