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While opening for Metric, that much showed.
"When you're on somebody else's tour and most of the people are just there to see the headliner, [you don't expect much]," Hamilton says. "But we've never sold that much merch, and I think that's the real ultimate tell for a band on tour. We were selling tons of merch—we sold out of shirts and CDs."
And, in the end, now that most of the dust has settled and the drama has subsided, it's that kind of response that's keeping the band moving forward.
"We kinda put all of our musical eggs into this basket," Hamilton says. "If we can do this together, it makes the most sense to keep doing what we're doing. I want this to be our success story. I mean, this my life dream. And this is Jencey's dream too."