The Sheepdogs Announce 'Future Nostalgia' LP, Share New Single

The Sheepdogs Announce 'Future Nostalgia' LP, Share New Single
The Sheepdogs have made major breakthroughs will their last couple of albums, with 2010's Learn & Burn being certified Platinum and winning Juno Awards and 2012's The Sheepdogs topping the Canadian charts. Now, the Saskatoon retro rockers have announced their latest full-length.

The new album is called Future Nostalgia, and it will be out on October 2 through Warner Music. It was produced by the band's frontman Ewan Currie along with engineer Matt Ross-Spang, with sessions taking place at a remote country house near Stony Lake, ON.

The album consists of 18 tracks, with the final six cuts tied together as a medley. It seems that the Sheepdogs upheld their reputation for retro-styled rock, as Currie said in a statement, "We worked from morning 'til night, but we kept it loose, had a real good time, and came away with a rock'n'roll record." Evidently the loss of guitarist Leot Hanson hasn't resulted a radical change in the group's sound.

Scroll past the tracklist below to hear the single "Downtown." As expected, it's a tuneful song with a classic rock vibe and just a hint of soulful rootsiness.

Also below, check out the band's tour schedule, which includes a string of Canadian festival dates throughout the summer and into the fall.

Future Nostalgia:

1. I'm Gonna Be Myself
2. I Really Wanna Be Your Man
3. Downtown
4. Jim Gordon
5. Bad Lieutenant
6. Jim Sullivan
7. Back Down
8. Help Us All
9. Take a Trip
10. Same Old Feeling
11. Nothing All of the Time
12. Darryl & Dwight
13. Where I Can Roam
14. The Bridge City Turnaround
15. Plastic Man
16. Giving It Up (For My Baby)
17. I Get By
18. Where I Can Roam (Reprise)

Tour dates:

07/03 Montreal, QC - Métropolis (Montreal Jazz Festival)
07/04 Elliot Lake/Rainy River District, ON - Elliot Lake Heritage Days
07/05 Thunder Bay, ON - Thunder Bay Blues Fest
07/08 Calgary, AB - Calgary Stampede
07/18 Colwood, BC - Rock the Shores
07/26 Oro Medonte, ON - WayHome Music and Arts Festival
08/07 Regina, SK - Regina Folk Festival
08/08 Burnaby, BC - Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival
08/15 Jasper, AB - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
08/16 Fort McMurray, AB - MacDonald Island Park
08/18 Lethbridge, AB - Whoop-Up Days Family Festival
08/28 Toronto, ON - Rogers Centre (Blue Jays Summer Fan Fridays)
09/04 Vanderpool, TX - Utopiafest
09/15 Windsor, ON  - The Coliseum at Caesars *
09/19 Ottawa, ON - Landsdowne Park (CityFolk)
11/27 Winnipeg, MB - RBC Convention Centre (Grey Cup Festival Concert Series)

* with Avett Brothers