GRIZZLY BEAR – Announce New album ‘Painted Ruins’ + Global Tour

GRIZZLY BEAR - Announce New album 'Painted Ruins' + Global Tour

Grizzly Bear have announced the August 18 release of ‘Painted Ruins,’ their highly anticipated fifth full-length album, and first for Columbia Records. In addition, the band has shared new album track “Mourning Sound.” That song follows “Three Rings,” another track from ‘Painted Ruins’ released earlier this month and hailed as “spellbinding” (Rolling Stone), “insistent” (The New York Times), and “a sonically ambitious return” (Pigeons & Planes).

Grizzly Bear – Chris Bear, Ed Droste, Daniel Rossen and Chris Taylor – spent the better part of two years writing and recording the eleven new compositions on ‘Painted Ruins.’ Taylor produced the album with sessions taking place primarily at Allaire Studios in upstate New York, and at various locations around Los Angeles, including his own Terrible Studios (Three members of Grizzly Bear now live in Los Angeles; Rossen lives in Santa Fe, NM).

Listen to “Mourning Sound” BELOW:

‘Painted Ruins’ follows 2012’s ‘Shields’, which was a critical and commercial breakthrough. Debuting at #7 on the Billboard 200 and named the #1 Album of the Year by Apple iTunes, ‘Shields’ earned the band Pitchfork Best New Music and four star Rolling Stone reviews; performances on Colbert, Fallon, Letterman, Austin City Limits and Ellen; and sold out shows at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.

‘Painted Ruins’ Track List

1. Wasted Acres
2. Mourning Sound
3. Four Cypresses
4. Three Rings
5. Losing All Sense
6. Aquarian
7. Cut-Out
8. Glass Hillside
9. Neighbors
10. Systole
11. Sky Took Hold

Grizzly Bear will embark on a worldwide headlining tour following the release of ‘Painted Ruins,’ full itinerary below.

Grizzly Bear Tour Dates

Oct 5 – Dublin, IE – Vicar Street
Oct 6 – Manchester, UK – Albert Hall
Oct 8 – Glasgow, UK – O2 ABC
Oct 9 – London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton
Oct 12 – Berlin, DE – Columbiahalle
Oct 13 – Utrecht, NL – TivoliVredenburg
Oct 14 – Brussels, BE – Ancienne Belgique
Oct 16 – Paris, FR – L’Olympia
Nov 1 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
Nov 2 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
Nov 3 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
Nov 7 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore
Nov 9 – Knoxville, TN – The Mill & Mine
Nov 12 – New Orleans, LA – Civic Theatre
Nov 14 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
Nov 15 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues
Nov 16 – Miami Beach, FL – The Fillmore
Nov 19 – Mexico City, MX – Corona Capital
Nov 26 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis
Nov 27 – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall
Nov 28 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
Dec 1 – St. Paul, MN – Palace Theatre
Dec 3 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
Dec 7 – Vancouver, BC – Orpheum Theatre
Dec 8 – Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre
Dec 9 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
Dec 11 – San Francisco, CA – Warfield Theater
Dec 13 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

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