THE DECEMBERISTS

ANNOUNCE YOUR GIRL/YOUR GHOST 2018 WORLD TOUR KICKING OFF MARCH 22

THE DECEMBERISTS EXPLORE A NEW SOUND WITH A NEW PRODUCER ON INSPIRED NEW ALBUM I’LL BE YOUR GIRL OUT MARCH 16 ON CAPITOL RECORDS;

FIRST SINGLE “SEVERED” OUT NOW

ACCLAIMED PORTLAND BAND EMBRACED INFLUENCES LIKE ROXY MUSIC & NEW ORDER

TO SPARK A NEW CREATIVE PATH ON THEIR EIGHTH STUDIO ALBUM PRODUCED BY JOHN CONGLETON

APRIL 18 – CHARLOTTE METRO CREDIT UNION AMPHITHEATRE – CHARLOTTE, NC

APRIL 19 – DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER – DURHAM, NC

The Decemberists

The Decemberists explore a new sound with a new producer on their inspired eighth studio album I’ll Be Your Girl, which will be released March 16 on Capitol Records. The acclaimed Portland, Oregon-based band worked with producer John Congleton (St. Vincent, Lana del Rey) and embraced influences such as Roxy Music and New Order to spark a new creative path, as can be heard on the synth-driven lead single “Severed,” which is available today to stream or download.

I’ll Be Your Girl will be released on a multitude of formats, including 180gm LP, 180gm Limited Edition Orange LP, 180gm Limited Edition Blue LP (available at indie record stores), 180gm Limited Edition Purple LP (available at Barnes & Noble), 180gm Limited Edition White LP (available via Rough Trade Records in Europe), softpak CD, cassette, digital download, and a mystery deluxe edition box dubbed I’ll Be Your Girl: The Exploded Version, for which details will be revealed shortly.

The band has also announced the first dates of their Your Girl / Your Ghost 2018 World Tour, which kicks off March 22 and includes concerts the Chicago Theater (April 10), Ryman Auditorium in Nashville (April 13 & 14), The Anthem in Washington DC (April 21), Red Rocks in Colorado (May 22), Celebrate Brooklyn (June 13), and two hometown shows at Edgefield (June 22-23).

The Decemberists will play Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre on April 18 and DPAC Durham on April 19.   VIP pre-sales are underway with a general on-sale beginning this Friday, January 19 at 10am at livenation.com.

The track listing for I’ll Be Your Girl is as follows:

1. Once In My Life

2. Cutting Stone

3. Severed

4. Starwatcher

5. Tripping Along

6. Your Ghost

7. Everything Is Awful

8. Sucker’s Prayer

9. We All Die Young

10. Rusalka, Rusalka / The Wild Rushes

11. I’ll Be Your Girl

For more information or to purchase tickets go to livenation.com.