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 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
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.