The Northern Pikes Announce First New Album in 16 Years

Hear "King in His Castle" from the band's upcoming 'Forest of Love'
The Northern Pikes Announce First New Album in 16 Years
Sixteen years removed from releasing their It's a Good Life album, the Northern Pikes have lifted the curtain on a new follow-up full-length.

Titled Forest of Love, the Canadian outfit's ninth studio album will arrive June 7 through Universal Music Canada. Ten tracks in length, the album was recorded at Studio Bell in Calgary.

Forest of Love also marks a lineup change for the Northern Pikes, with original members Jay Semko, Don Schmid and Bryan Potvin welcoming Grapes of Wrath's Kevin Kane into the fold.

Alongside the announcement, the band have shared album opener "King in His Castle," which you can hear in the players below. Northern Pikes have also mapped out a run of Canadian tour dates in support of Forest of Love, and you can find those listed below.

Forest of Love is available for pre-order here.

Forest of Love:

1. King In His Castle
2. Canada Boy
3. Julianna
4. Elephant Who Lives Here
5. Will Over Will
6. Draw From The Deck
7. Forest Of Love
8. Faith Of A Fool
9. Mr. Unhappy
10. Don't You Give Up

Tour dates:

06/06 White Rock, BC – Blue Frog Studios 
06/29 Gravenhurst, ON – Peter's Players
06/30 Brockville, ON – 1000 Islands Regatta Festival
08/10 Kitchener, ON – TD Kitchener Blues Festival
08/17 Wainwright, AB – Come By The Hills Music Festival
08/30 Regina, SK – Shake The Lake
08/31 Calgary, AB – Party In The Park
11/02 Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern