By: Spacelab Research Staff
Animal Collective have decided to kick off the release of their new album Merriweather Post Pavilion in January with a few shows in the U.S. No word on opening acts have been announced yet. There's also some European dates lined up for the Euro-release of the album, which arrives in that part of the world on January 12.
The album was recorded with Ben Allen in the Sweet Tea Recording Studio in Oxford, Mississippi earlier this year. The band will release Merriweather Post Pavilion on January 20 via Domino Records it will be available on CD, 2xLP and digital formats.
Of course, this is in addition the Animal Collective movie, due out at an unkown time in the future. In a video interview with Pitchfork TV at the Pitchfork Music Festival, they spoke with Mark Richardson about the project. It will be released as a sort of visual-album / art film kind of thing on DVD.
01-12 London, England - Koko
01-13 Glasgow, Scotland - Glasgow School of Arts
01-14 Manchester, England - Club Academy
01-15 Brighton, England - Concorde 2
01-16 Paris, France - Bataclan
01-17 Leuven, Belgium - Stuk
01-18 Berlin, Germany - Postbanhof
01-20 New York, NY - Grand Ballroom
01-22 Chicago, IL - Metro
01-23 Los Angeles, CA – Henry Fonda