The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website


Tortoise Reissue Back Catalogue
Laurie Tuffrey , April 23rd, 2012 12:35

Millions Now Living Will Never Die next in line of re-releases; tour dates announced

Chicagoan experimentalists Tortoise are reissuing their entire back catalogue via Thrill Jockey, with the releases staggered over the year. Their second LP, 1996’s Millions Now Living Will Never Die is next up, and if you fancy a copy, you’ll have to be quick: the first album Standards reissue and Record Store Day 7”s ‘Lonesome Sound’ and ‘Mosquito’ have already sold out.

The band are also setting out for a European tour in May, June and July, including a slot on the Quietus Village Mentality Stage at Field Day on June 2nd. Here are the dates:

12th - Santiago Compostella, Spain, Auditorio Galicia
15th - Madrid, Spain, Rock Kitchen
16th - Barcelona, Spain, Apolo
17th - Valencia, Spain, Wah Wah
18th - Sevilla, Spain, Territorios Festival

2nd - London, Field Day Festival
3rd - Skopje, Macedonia, OFF Festival
4th - Zagreb, Croatia, Tvornica Kulture
5th - Munich, Germany, Feierwerk
6th - Zurich, Switzerland, Moods
8th - Hasselt, Belgium, Kunstencentrum Belgie
9th - Tenerife, Spain, Proximos Festival

18th - Molde, Norway, Teatret Vart
20th - Tonsberg, Norway, Slottsfjellet

The Millions Now Living Will Never Die is out on 14th May; before then, have a listen to ‘Glass Museum’ and ‘Dear Grandma and Grandpa’ from the album below.