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Grizzly Bear: New Album Details
The Quietus , July 9th, 2012 12:07

Brooklyn band reveal title and artwork, UK/EU tour dates

It emerged last month that Grizzly Bear will be releasing their latest album - their first since 2009’s hugely critically lauded Veckatimest - via Warp in September. The band have now revealed the title of the album - Shields - and its artwork, pictured above. They’ll also be embarking on a worldwide tour in support of the album, making forays into the UK and Europe between August and October - dates below.

In the meantime you can listen to album opener ‘Sleeping Ute’, which was also unveiled a few weeks back, here. Shields is due for release on 17th September. Full tracklist as follows:

‘Sleeping Ute’

‘Speak In Rounds’

‘Yet Again’

‘The Hunt’

‘A Simple Answer’
‘What's Wrong’


‘Half Gate’


28th - Cambridge, The Junction

29th - Nottingham, Albert Hall

31st - Stradbally, Electric Picnic Festival


1st - Salisbury, End of the Road Festival at Larmer Tree Gardens

17th – Gateshead, The Sage
18th – Manchester, Academy

20th – Glasgow, Barrowlands

21st – Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre

22nd – London, Brixton Academy

26th – Oslo, Rockefeller

27th – Stockholm, Berns

28th – Copenhagen, Falconer

30th – Hamburg, Uebel and Gefaehrlich
31th – Berlin, Astra

2nd – Koln, Essigfabrik

1st-3rd – Paris, Pitchfork Festival

4th – Brussels, Ancienne Belgique

5th – Amsterdam, Paradiso

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