Published Sep 25, 2009After a summer of hype and various singles, New Jersey indie pop quartet Real Estate are set to release their debut LP. They're simply going the self-titled route on this one, and have paired up with the new-artist-hungry label Woodsist to release the record on November 17.
If you want to listen to the press release, "Real Estate waft in on vibes of hazy summers past... And with three quarters of the band holding down Garden State roots it's no surprise that a bit of Jersey indie pop heritage sneaks its way into their sound, lifting the most sun streaked moments from the Feelies and Yo La Tengo and filtering them through the kaleidoscope of memories of aimless drives through parched neighborhood streets."
You can also get a sneak peek of the album by way of "Beach Comber," which can be downloaded here. And, yes, that amazing image above is the album art.
Real Estate will also hit the road next month in support of the record, sharing the stage with them will be the likes of Japandroids, Neon Indian, Vivian Girls and Girls, who will be splitting up the dates on the tour. There are only two Canadian stops - one in Montreal and another in Toronto - but still, two are better than none.
Here's the tracklisting and those dates:
1. "Beach Comber"
2. "Pool Swimmers"
3. "Suburban Dogs"
4. "Black Lake"
5. "Atlantic City"
6. "Fake Blues"
7. "Green River"
8. "Suburban Beverage"
9. "Lets Rock the Beach"
10. "Snow Days"
10/14 Brooklyn, NY - Monster Island Basement ^
10/15 Charlottesville, VA - The Southern @
10/16 Charlotte, NC - The Milestone
10/17 Atlanta, GA - 529 *
10/18 Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506 *
10/19 Washington, DC - Rock and Roll Hotel * #
10/20 Philadelphia, PA - The Barbary * #
10/21 New York, NY - Pianos (Force Field PR CMJ Day Party)
10/21 New York, NY - Santos Party House (Oh My Rockness CMJ party)
10/22 Brooklyn, NY - Glasslands *
10/23 New York, NY - The Delancey (Underwater Peoples Showcase)
10/24 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg (Mexican Summer Showcase)
10/25 New York, NY - The Living Room #
10/30 Storrs, CT - University of Connecticut $
11/02 Hoboken, NJ - Maxwell's %
11/03 Washington, DC - Black Cat %
11/04 Philadelphia, PA - Kung Fu Necktie %
11/06 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom %
11/07 Boston, MA - Great Scott %
11/09 Montreal, Quebec - Il Motore %
11/10 Toronto, Ontario - El Mocambo %
11/12 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle %
^ with Big Troubles
@ with Andrew Cedermark
* with Japandroids
# with Neon Indian
$ with Vivian Girls
% with Girls