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Future Islands Announce New Album and Tour Dates, Share “Ran”

The Far Field Due Out April 7 via 4AD

Feb 01, 2017
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Future Islands have announced a new album, The Far Field, and shared its first single "Ran." The Far Field is due out April 7 via 4AD. The band has also announced some tour dates. Check out "Ran" below, followed by the album's tracklist and cover art, as well as the band's tour dates.

The Far Field is the follow-up to the Baltimore-based trio's acclaimed 2014-released breakthrough album Singles. Samuel T. Herring (vocals, lyrics), William Cashion (bass, guitars), and Gerrit Welmers (keyboards, programming) wrote the album in North Carolina and Baltimore. John Congleton produced the album at the Sunset Sound studios in Los Angeles. Blondie's Debbie Harry guests on the album, singing a duet with Herring, "Shadows." Patrick McMinn contributed string arrangements and this is the first Future Islands record to feature live drums by Micahel Lowry. The album will be released "digitally, on 180gm white and standard black LP, CD, cassette formats, and as a unique, first-of-its-kind miniature LP." Future Islands will perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on February 9.

Read our 2014 cover story article on Future Islands.

The Far Field Tracklist:

01 Aladdin 
02 Time on Her Side 
03 Ran 
04 Beauty of the Road 
05 Cave 
06 Through the Roses 
07 North Star 
08 Ancient Water 
09 Candles 
10 Day Glow Fire 
11 Shadows 
12 Black Rose

Future Islands Tour Dates:

03-21 Berlin, Germany - Columbiahalle 
04-14-16 Indio, CA - Coachella
04-21-23 Indio, CA - Coachella
04-27 Glasgow, Scotland - Barrowlands
04-28 Leeds, England - Leeds University Refectory
04-29 Liverpool, England - O2 Academy 
04-30 Brighton, England - Dome
05-02 Nottingham, England - Rock City
05-03 Bristol, England - O2 Academy 
05-06 Barcelona, Spain - Razzmatazz 
05-09 Paris, France - Elysée Montmartre 
05-25 Providence, RI - Lupo's
05-26 Ithaca, NY - State Theatre
05-27 Toronto, Ontario - Danforth Music Hall
05-28 Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
05-29 Philadelphia, PA - The Fillmore 
05-30 Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theatre
06-01 Asheville, NC - Orange Peel
06-02 Ponte Vedra, FL - Ponte Vedra Social Hall
06-03 Pensacola, FL - Vinyl
06-05 St. Louis, MO - Pageant
06-06 Chicago, IL - Riviera
06-07 Milwaukee, WI -  Pabst Theatre
06-09 Indianapolis, IN - Egyptian Room
06-08-11 Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo 
06-27 Cologne, Germany - Live Music Hall
06-30 Belgium, Brussels - Rock Werchter 
07-06 Dublin, Ireland - Iveagh Gardens 
07-28-30 New York, NY - Panorama Festival 
08-16-19 Tabuão, Portugal - Paredes de Coura Festival
08-17-20 Brecon Beacons, Wales - Green Man


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