SELECT UNDERPLAYS CONTINUING THROUGH OCTOBER 19 & 20 IN LOS ANGELES
FIRST SINGLE “OH NO” NOW STREAMING ON www.PITCHFORKMEDIA.com
Andrew Bird has confirmed that his new studio album Noble Beast will be released January 27, 2009 on Fat Possum Records. Noble Beast, currently in its final stages of mixing and mastering, is the follow up to Andrew’s critically acclaimed 2007 set Armchair Apocrypha which has sold over 100,000 copies to date.
Track listing for Noble Beast:
1. Oh No
3. Fitz and the Dizzyspells
7. Not a Robot, But a Ghost
9. Natural Disaster
12. On Ho!
The first single, “Oh No” is currently streaming in Pitchfork’s FORKCAST section, as well as dozens of other blogs who happened to pick it up over the weekend.
As a special treat, Andrew will be performing songs from the new record at a handful of intimate underplay shows this month in New York, Los Angeles and a few other select markets.
A small quantity of additional tickets has been released for TONIGHT AND TOMORROW’s shows (Oct. 6 and 7) at the HIRO BALLROOM. The limited additional tickets are available at the Mercury Lounge and Music Hall of Williamsburg box offices, ticketmaster.com, and Hiro Ballroom when doors open.
Following the conclusion of the second Hiro show, Bird will hightail it to the Music Hall of Williamsburg to appear at the October 7 BARACK ROCK fundraiser with Fiery Furnaces, Eugene Mirman and others.
The pre-release underplays wrap up Oct. 19 and 20 at the new Cafe Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles.
The complete itinerary is as follows:
10/06/08 – New York, NY – Hiro Ballroom
10/07/08 – New York, NY – Hiro Ballroom
10/07/08 – Brooklyn, NY – BARACK ROCK Music Hall of Williamsberg
10/08/08 – Portsmouth, NH – The Music Hall
10/09/08 – Albany, NY – Swyer Theatre
10/10/08 – Northampton, MA – Calvin Theatre
10/19/08 – Los Angeles, CA – Largo at The Coronet
10/20/08 – Los Angeles, CA – Largo at The Coronet
For more information, contact Steve Martin or Laura Eldeiry at nasty little man t 212-343-0740 e firstname.lastname@example.org