Beach House Confirm Tour Dates + Bloom

Although it was already clear with the unveiling of lead single “Myth” yesterday, Beach House finally confirmed their new album Bloom and its release date. As expected, it will be released on May 15th in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, with Europe receiving it on the 14th and Australia on the 18th. The band said they wrote the album “between countless sound checks and myriad experiences during two years of tour.” The press release continues: “Throughout this period, melodies, chords, rhythms, words, and textures surfaced in moments of their own choosing. These spontaneous ideas were later gathered and developed in Baltimore, where the band lives and works.”

Bloom, with leading single “Myth,” was recorded in late 2011 at Sonic Ranch Studios in Tornillo, TX and mixed at Electric Lady in NYC. Like Teen Dream, the new album was co-produced by Beach House and Chris Coady.

The new information comes in the form of tour dates, where Beach House will travel the lower East Coast before flying to Europe. The duo are likely to return to the States in June, with a Central Park (NYC) show already planned for July.

Beach House tour:

05-04 Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theatre
05-05 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
05-06 Charleston, SC – Music Farm
05-08 Miami Beach, FL – The Fillmore Miami Beach
05-09 Orlando, FL – Beacham Theater
05-10 Jacksonville, FL – Freebird Live
05-11 Birmingham, AL – The Bottletree
05-12 Athens, GA – The Georgia Theatre
05-13 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
05-23 Brighton, England – The Haunt
05-24 London, England – Village Underground
05-25 Kortrijk, Belgium – De Kreun
05-26 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Melkweg
05-27 Berlin, Germany – Volksbuhne
05-29 Paris, France – Maronguinerie
05-31 Düdingen, Switzerland – Bad Bonn Kilbi Festival
06-02 Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Festival
06-03 Montpellier, France – Le Rockstore
06-04 Bordeaux, France – Theatre Barbey
06-05 Nantes, France – Stereolux
06-06 Lyon, France – Epicrerie Moderne
06-07 Blarritz, France – L’Atabal
06-08-09 Porto, Portugal – Primavera Festival
07-23 New York, NY – Central Park SummerStage

MP3: Beach House – Myth

MP3: Beach House – I Do Not Care For The Winter Sun

MP3: Beach House – White Moon

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Mike Mineo

I'm the founder/editor of Obscure Sound, which was formed in 2006. Previously, I wrote for PopMatters and Stylus Magazine.

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