Yo La Tengo announce new album and UK gig

Band also giving away a free MP3

Yo La Tengo have announced the release date of their forthcoming new album, ‘Popular Songs’.

Recorded in Hoboken and Nashville in early 2009 with long-time associate Roger Mountenot, the record is set for release on September 7.

The band have offered a free MP3 of ‘Popular Songs’ track ‘Periodically Double Or Triple’ on their official website, Matarorrecords.com now.

Yo La Tengo will play the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London on June 15, as part of Ornette Coleman‘s Meltdown.

Tickets are on sale now.

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