The Walkmen pre-release new album for charity

'You & Me' is available now

The Walkmen have announced that they are pre-releasing their new album today (July 29), with all of the proceeds going to charity for the next three weeks until its official US release on August 19.

The New York rockers are selling ‘You & Me’ exclusively via for $5, and the entire amount of each album sold will go toward cancer research.

“All donations go to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in honor of Luca Vasallo, a friend to the band and a current patient who is seven months old and doing a great job fighting a very difficult disease,” organist Peter Bauer said in a statement.


The follow-up to 2006’s ‘A Hundred Miles Off’ features 14 tracks including ‘Dónde está la Playa’ and ‘In The New Year’, as previously reported.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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