'The Rip Tide' is released this summer
Beirut have announced details of a new album for release this summer.
The US electronic-folk outfit will release ‘The Rip Tide’ on August 29. The record marks their first new material since ‘March Of The Zapotec’ four years ago.
The album will feature the tracks ‘East Harlem’ and ‘Goshen’ from the band’s current limited-edition EP. You can listen to ‘East Harlem’ on the Soundcloud player below.
The album is being released internationally on the band’s own Pompeii Records, which is owned wholly by lynchpin Zachary Francis Condon, over which he maintains complete creative control.
The full tracklisting for ‘The Rip Tide’ is:
‘A Candle’s Fire’
‘The Rip Tide’
‘Port Of Call’
Meanwhile, Beirut will be playing the following shows in the UK and Ireland, including headline dates in London and Manchester:
London Hyde Park, with Arcade Fire (June 30)
End Of The Road Festival, Dorset (September 2)
Electric Picnic Festival, Stradballyr, Ireland (4)
Manchester Academy (6)
London O2 Academy Brixton (16)