Of Monsters and Men are very pleased to announce details of their second album, for release this Summer. The Icelandic quintet will release ‘Beneath The Skin’ on 8th June through Island Records.
‘Beneath The Skin’ was co-produced by the band and Rich Costey (Muse, Death Cab For Cutie, Foster The People) between studios in Iceland and Los Angeles. The album features eleven new tracks, with a bonus edition featuring remixes by Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor and Jonsi (Sigur Ros) collaborator, Alex Somers.
Taken from the album is the brand new single ‘Crystals’, listen BELOW:
‘Beneath The Skin’ follows the 2011 release of the band’s debut album, ‘My Head Is An Animal’, which has now sold in excess of two million copies worldwide. The record spawned a number of hit singles including ‘Little Talks’ which has received over 134 million views to date on YouTube. The group delivered rapturous performances at festivals across the globe including slots at Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds, and Coachella. A new track, Silhouettes, recently featured on ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ soundtrack.
Pre-order ‘Beneath The Skin’ here.
‘Beneath The Skin’ Tracklisting:
4. Wolves Without Teeth
6. Slow Life
8. Black Water
9. Thousand Eyes
10. I Of The Storm
11. We Sink
Fans who pre-order through the band’s official website will receive early pre-sale access for tickets to their upcoming headline tour dates.
Of Monsters and Men will return to London in support of the new record, headlining The Forum on the 16th June. The show precedes a full European tour of festivals stretching through to mid July in Spain. Full live details are below.
UK & Europe 2015 Tour Dates:
June 16th – London – The Forum
June 17th – Paris – Bataclan
June 19-21 – Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany – Southside Festival
June 20th – Hilvarenbeek , Holland – Best Kept Secret
June 19-21 – Scheessel, Germany – Hurricane Festival
June 24th – Zagreb, Croatia – INmusic Festival
June 26th – Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
June 27th – Nantes, France – Le Stéréolux
June 26-28 – Marmande, France – Festival Garorock
June 30th – Lausanne, Switzerland – Les Docks
July 1st – Frankfurt, Germany – Batschkapp
July 3rd – Gdynia, Poland – Open’er Festival
July 5th – Turku, Finland – Ruisrock Festival
July 7th – Milan, Italy – Unaltrofestival
July 8th – Rome , Italy – Auditorium Parco della Musica
July 10th – Barcelona, Spain – Cruilla Festival
July 11th – Bilbao, Spain – BBK Live