Grizzly Bear has been hard at work in the studio prepping for their fourth studio album titled "Shields", as a treat the folks over at NPR are giving us a chance to listen to the album which is set to drop on September 18th. Also on Monday, September 10th at 2PM EST (Noon for us Denver folks) the band will be doing a live video stream on Soundcheck, where they will be discussing the new album. In the meantime take a listen to the album below.
The boys from Grizzly Bear have been busy in the studio putting the finishing touches on their new album slated to drop in September, they have released a preview of their first song as well as some national and international tour dates.
"Sleeping Ute," the first song off the new album. Hear it below.
• NEW ALBUM out September 17/18, 2012. Pre-order June 6.
• WORLDWIDE TOUR http://grizzly-bear.net/ - Sign up for ticket links when they go on sale June 6.
GRIZZLY BEAR WORLD TOUR 2012
16 Knoxville, TN @ Tennessee Theater
17 Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
18 Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
20 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
21 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
22 Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theater
23 Montreal, QC @ L'Olympia
24 New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall
26 Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
28 Cincinnati, OH @ MidPoint Music Festival
29 Champaign, IL @ Pygmalion Music Festival
30 Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
01 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
04 Portland, OR @ Keller Auditorium
05 Seattle, Washington @ Paramount Theatre
06 Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
09 Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
10 Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theater
17 Gateshead, UK @ The Sage Gateshead
18 Manchester, UK @ Academy
20 Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland Ballroom
21 Coventry, UK @ Warwick Arts Centre
22 London, UK @ Brixton Academy
26 Oslo, Norway @ Rockefeller
27 Stockholm, Sweden @ Berns Salonger
28 Copenhagen, Denmark @ Falconer Salen
30 Hamburg, Germany @ Uebel & Gefärlich
31 Berlin, Germany @ Astra
02 Köln, Germany @ Essigfabrik
03 Paris, France @ Pitchfork Festival
04 Brussels, Belgium @ Ancienne Belgique
05 Amsterdam, Holland @ Paradiso
20 Wellington, New Zealand @ Opera House
21 Auckland, New Zealand @ Bruce Mason