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Grizzly Bear announce new album + donate tracks to charity CD

Grizzly Bear are set to release new album Veckatimest in May. Er, one to get your claws into?

Further details from the press release...


Brooklyn's Grizzly Bear return May 25th with a new album Veckatimest (pronounced veck-ah-tim-est) , the follow up to the 2006's critically adored 'Yellow House'. Featuring contributions from Beach House's Victoria Legrand and classical composer Nico Muhly, the album is named after a beautiful uninhabited island off the the coast of Massachusetts.


01 Southern Point
02 Two Weeks
03 All We Ask
04 Fine for Now
05 Cheerleader
06 Dory
07 Ready, Able
08 About Face
09 Hold Still
10 While You Wait for the Others
11 I Live With You
12 Foreground

Grizzly Bear play the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House with the Brooklyn Philharmonic in New York on Feb 28th - the SOLD OUT show features full orchestral arrangements of old and new Grizzly Bear songs by album contributer Nico Muhly:

Watch Grizzly Bear perform new tracks: Two Weeks, live on Letterman: & While You Wait For The Others, live on KCRW:

Meanwhile, Grizzly Bear have donated 2 tracks to the Dark Was The Night charity compilation out today. Made in the name of the AIDS charity, The Red Hot Organization, Dark Was The Night rounds up a stellar cast of musicians and makes for one of the most exciting charity compilations for years.

CD 1
1 Dirty Projectors + David Byrne Knotty Pine // 2 The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez Cello Song // 3 Feist + Ben Gibbard Train Song // 4 Bon Iver Brackett, WI //
5 Grizzly Bear Deep Blue Sea // 6 The National So Far Around the Bend // 7 Yeasayer Tightrope // 8 My Brightest Diamond Feeling Good //9 Kronos Quartet Dark Was the Night//
10 Antony + Bryce Dessner I Was Young When I Left Home // 11 Justin Vernon + Aaron Dessner Big Red Machine // 12 The Decemberists Sleepless //13 Iron and Wine Die//
14 Grizzly Bear + Feist Service Bell // 15 Sufjan Stevens You Are The Blood

CD 2
16 Spoon Well-Alright // 17 Arcade Fire Lenin // 18 Beirut Mimizan // 19 My Morning Jacket El Caporal // 20 Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Inspiration Information //
21 Dave Sitek With A Girl Like You // 22 Buck 65 Remix (featuring Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti) Blood Pt 2 // 23 The New Pornographers Hey, Snow White //
24 Yo La Tengo Gentle Hour // 25 Cat Power Amazing Grace // 26 Riceboy Sleeps Happiness // 27 Stuart Murdoch Another Saturday // 28 Andrew Bird The Giant Of Illinois //
29 Conor Oberst with Gillian Welch Lua // 30 Blonde Redhead & Devastations When the Road Runs Out // 31 Kevin Drew Love vs. Porn //

Last updated: 18/04/2018 20:49:52

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