Three More U.S. Headline Shows, Two Arcade Fire Support Slots Confirmed

Take Care, Take Care, Take Care Out April 26 on Temporary Residence Ltd.

2011 Tour to Include April 6 Radio City Music Hall Headline with Special Guests Low and Eluvium

Explosions In The Sky has announced five more U.S. dates on its 2011 tour in support of fifth album Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, out April 26 on Temporary Residence Ltd. The tour, which kicks off April 1 at the Lyric in Oxford MS, now includes headline stops April 8 at Stage AE in Pittsburgh, April 9 at Outland Live in Columbus OH, April 10 at the Blue Note in Columbia MO, as well as a pair of shows in the band’s native Texas supporting Arcade Fire.

As previously announced, the upcoming tour features Explosions In The Sky’s biggest headline engagement to date: April 6 at New York City’s famed Radio City Music Hall featuring special guests Low and a first ever solo piano performance by Eluvium. The tour’s UK/Europe leg will now commence with a just-added May 15 show at the HMV Picturehouse in Edinburgh UK.

Octopus Project will support on all other U.S. headline dates. UK/EU support will be Lichens.

Recorded at Sonic Ranch in El Paso TX by John Congleton and produced by the band, Take Care, Take Care, Take Care is the West Texas quartet’s first full length studio effort since 2007’s All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone. The record was mixed by Congleton at Austin TX’s Public Hi Fi studio and features artwork by longtime visual collaborator Esteban Rey.

The track listing for Take Care, Take Care, Take Care is:
1.  Last Known Surroundings
2.  Human Qualities
3.  Trembling Hands
4.  Be Comfortable, Creature
5.  Postcard From 1952
6.  Let Me Back In


Apr 1   Oxford, MS – The Lyric Oxford
Apr 3   Charlotte, NC – Amos’ Southend
Apr 4   Richmond, VA – The National
Apr 6   New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall with Low and Eluvium (piano only set)
Apr 8   Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
Apr 9   Columbus, OH – Outland Live
Apr 10  Columbia, MO – The Blue Note
May 3   Austin, TX – The Backyard (w/ Arcade Fire)
May 4   Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Pavillion (w/ Arcade Fire)
May 15   Edinburgh, UK – HMV Picturehouse
May 16   Dublin, Ireland – Vicar St
May 17   Manchester, UK – Academy
May 19   London, UK – The Roundhouse
May 20   Paris, France – Bataclan
May 22   Berlin, Germany – Postbahnhof
May 23   Koln, Germany – Essigfabrik
May 24   Brussels, Belgium – Ancienne Belgique
May 25   Amsterdam, Holland – Paradiso
May 27   Primavera Sound Festival