Close Your Eyes Reveal Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts Scavenger Hunt Contest

The new album, Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts, from CLOSE YOUR EYES drops today!  In support of the new record, CLOSE YOUR EYES is offering lucky fans the chance to win free merch in this scavenger hunt contest.

Fans can check their Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts album (purchased at Daddy Kool, Off The Record, Record Cellar, Rock of Ages, Wax N Facts, Young Ones, Independent Records, Silver Platters, Rasputin Music and Zia Record Exchange stores only) for a special sticker inside to win a t-shirt, drawstring bag, rubber bracelet and exclusive, signed poster.

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