Friday, December 23, 2011

“Just give ‘em the Grammy already” – GC

Our new album, Animal Joy, will be released by Sub Pop records on February 14, 2012 in the USA and Feb 27th in the rest of the world. It’s a very different beast (no pun intended) from the Island Arc albums, but we’re really happy with it. We recorded it in Austin with Danny Reisch and mixed it in Connecticut with Peter Katis. You can read our steadfast ally Gerard Cosloy’s (admittedly promotional) summary of the record here.

If you haven’t heard it yet, listen to and download lead-off track “Breaking the Yearlings.”

And speaking of old allies, we’ll be touring with our friend (and former tour manager) Sharon Van Etten in February (dates here).

Stay tuned for more release information, artwork, and dates here and overseas, which we’ll be announcing soon.

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