NEWS : THU, MAY 9, 2024 at 7:00 AM

The Remastered and Expanded Edition of Sunny Day Real Estate’s Diary, The Band’s Classic Debut Is Back In Print On Pearlescent Vinyl

Tomorrow, Friday, May 10th, Sub Pop and Sunny Day Real Estate will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the band’s landmark album Diary. Earlier this Spring, we announced a new pearlescent vinyl edition of the remastered double LP, and its release coincides with the band’s 2024 US tour commemorating the album’s anniversary, which is currently underway.

The new vinyl version of Diary is now available from and North American retailers (while supplies last). 

Originally formed in Seattle in 1992, Sunny Day Real Estate featured Nate Mendel (bass), William Goldsmith (drums), Dan Hoerner (guitar, vocals) and Jeremy Enigk (vocals, guitar). Diary, the band’s first full-length album, was released in 1994 on Sub Pop, going on to become the seventh-best-selling record in the label’s history, with more than 231,000 copies scanned in the US alone. Diary was recorded at Chicago’s Idful Studios with producer Brad Wood and released to critical acclaim. 

Pitchfork, in its “50 Best Indie Rock Albums of Pacific Northwest,” said of Diary, “The title would later be ridiculed as a symbol of emo’s inward focus, but Sunny Day Real Estate’s Diary, their 1994 debut on Sub Pop, can be read in various ways: in the form of punk rock evolving away from its original designs into more dynamic and insecure space, or as a display of spiraling interplay between four talented musicians from Seattle.”

The Diary 30th Anniversary Tour continues tonight, Thursday, May 9th with a sold-out show at Philadelphia, PA’s Theatre of Living Arts and currently ends with a two-night stand Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th in Los Angeles at The Belasco. Please find a current list of dates below. For more information on tickets, please visit

Thu. May 09 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts [Sold Out]

Fri. May 10 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts [Sold Out]

Sun. May 12 - Boston, MA - Big Night Live

Wed. May 15 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza [Sold Out]

Thu. May 16 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza 

Wed. Aug. 14 - Dallas, TX - The Echo Lounge & Music Hall

Sat. Aug. 17 - Denver, CO - Summit

Tue. Aug. 20 - Seattle, WA - The Showbox [Sold Out]

Wed. Aug. 21 - Portland, OR - Pioneer Courthouse Square (PDX Live)

Fri. Aug. 23 - Seattle, WA - The Showbox [Sold Out]

Sat. Aug. 24 - Seattle, WA - The Showbox 

Sun. Sep. 22 - Louisville, KY - Bourbon and Beyond Festival

Wed. Sep. 25 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues [Sold Out]

Thu. Sep. 26 - Detroit, MI -

Sat. Sep. 28 - Minneapolis, MN - The Fillmore

Oct. 11-13 - Las Vegas, NV - Best Friends Forever Festival 

Tue. Oct. 15 - San Francisco, CA - August Hall [Sold Out]

Wed. Oct. 15 - San Francisco, CA - August Hall

Fri. Oct. 18 - Los Angeles, CA - The Belasco [Sold Out]

Sat. Oct. 19 - Los Angeles, CA - The Belasco


1. Seven

2. In Circles

3. Song About an Angel

4. Round

5. 47

6. The Blankets Were the Stairs

7. Pheurton Skeurto

8. Shadows

9. 48

10. Grendel

11. Sometimes

12. 8 (bonus track)

13. 9 (bonus track)

Posted by Abbie Gobeli