Published May 14, 2009North Carolina hushed folk trio Bowerbirds have been busy at work on their sophomore record, the follow-up to 2007's beloved Hymns for a Dark Horse. It's called Upper Air and will be out July 7 on Dead Oceans. If you're impatient, you can grab a song from the album, "Northern Lights", here.
Surrounding the album's release, the group will be heading out on a massive North American tour with fellow NC residents Megafaun. The tour, which kicks off in Washington, DC on July 6, sees the two groups traversing much of the continent, with Canadian stops in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.
Upper Air tracklisting:
1. "House of Diamonds"
3. "Silver Clouds"
4. "Beneath Your Tree"
5. "Ghost Life"
6. "Northern Lights"
8. "Bright Future"
9. "Crooked Lust"
10. "This Day"
Bowebirds and Megafaun tour dates:
7/6 Washington, DC - Black Cat
7/7 Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's
7/8 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
7/10 Providence, RI - Club Hell
7/11 Northampton, MA - Iron Horse Music Hall
7/12 Cambridge, MA - TT The Bear's Place
7/13 Montreal QC, Canada - La Sala Rossa
7/14 Toronto ON, Canada - Sneaky Dees
7/15 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Tavern
7/16 Pontiac, MI - The Pike Room at The Crofoot
7/17 Indianapolis, IN - Vollrath Tavern
7/20 Iowa City, IA - The Mill
7/21 Minneapolis, MN - 7th St. Entry
7/22 Omaha, NE - Slowdown
7/26 Denver, CO - Hi Dive
7/27 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court
7/29 Vancouver BC, Canada - The Biltmore Cabaret
7/30 Seattle, WA - Triple Door
7/31 Anacortes, WA - Department of Safety
8/1 Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
8/3 San Francisco, CA - Cafe du Nord
8/4 Los Angeles, CA - The Echo
8/5 San Diego, CA - Casbah
8/6 Phoenix, AZ - Rhythm Room
8/10 Tucson, AZ - Club Congress
8/12 Denton, TX - Hailey's
8/13 Austin, TX - The Mohawk
8/14 Houston, TX - Walter's On Washington
8/15 New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks
8/16 Birmingham, AL - The Bottletree
8/17 Atlanta, GA - The Earl