Grizzly Bear Reveal New Album Title and Cover Art

> Jul 09 2012

Grizzly Bear Reveal New Album Title and Cover Art
By Josiah HughesUp until now, we knew the tracklisting and release date for the fourth album from Brooklyn indie pop experimenters Grizzly Bear, but the record remained untitled. Now, however, the quartet have landed on a name.

The album is called Shields and will be released on September 18 via Warp, as previously reported.

The image above, which could pass off as part of the most hip playing cards collection in existence, is the album's cover. The tracklisting and a stream of Shields opener "Sleeping Ute" are available below.


1. Sleeping Ute
2. Speak in Rounds
3. Adelma
4. Yet Again
5. The Hunt
6. A Simple Answer
7. What's Wrong
8. gun-shy
9. Half Gate
10. Sun in Your Eyes

Tour dates:

8/28 Cambridge, England - The Junction
8/29 Nottingham, England - Albert Hall
8/31 Stradbally, Ireland - Electric Picnic Festival

9/1 Salisbury, England - End of the Road Festival
9/16 Knoxville, TN - Tennessee Theater
9/17 Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle
9/18 Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium
9/20 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
9/21 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
9/22 Boston, MA - Orpheum Theater
9/23 Montreal, QC - Olympia
9/24 New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall
9/26 Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
9/28 Cincinnati, OH - MidPoint Music Festival
9/29 Champaign, IL - Pygmalion Music Festival
9/30 Chicago, IL - Riviera Theater
10/1 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
10/4 Portland, OR - Keller Auditorium
10/5 Seattle Washington - Paramount Theatre
10/6 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom
10/7 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom
10/9 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater
10/10 Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theater
10/17 Gateshead, England - The Sage Gateshead
10/18 Manchester, England - Academy
10/20 Glasgow, Scotland - Barrowlands
10/21 Coventry, England - Warwick Arts Centre
10/22 London, England - Brixton Academy
10/26 Oslo, Norway - Rockefeller
10/27 Stockholm, Sweden - Berns
10/28 Copenhagen, Denmark - Falconer
10/30 Hamburg, Germany - Uebel and Gefaehrlich
10/31 Berlin, Germany - Astra
11/2 Koln, Germany - Essigfabrik
11/1-3 Paris, France - Pitchfork Music Festival Paris
11/4 Brussels, Belgium - Ancienne Belgique
11/5 Amsterdam, Holland - Paradiso
11/20 Wellington, New Zealand - Opera House
11/21 Auckland, New Zealand - Bruce Mason

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