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The Mynabirds preview new album and announce American tour dates

Thomas Bellflower July 23, 2015

The Mynabirds Preview New Album,Lovers Know, on NPR
(Album Stream HERE)
Band Announces U.S. Tour,
Kicking Off Sept 10

Lovers Know Out August 7 on Saddle Creek

US Tour Dates
8/20 Los Angeles @ Santa Monica Pier w/Ariel Pink
9/2 San Diego @ Soda Bar
9/10 Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern w/ Bad Bad Hats
9/11 Portland, OR @ Bunk Bar w/ Bad Bad Hats
9/12 Boise, ID @ Neurolux w/ Bad Bad Hats
9/14 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court w/ Bad Bad Hats
9/15 Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive w/ Bad Bad Hats
9/17 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown w/ Bad Bad Hats
9/18 Minneapolis, MN @ 7 th Street Entry w/ Bad Bad Hats
9/19 Chicago, IL @ Schubas w/ Bad Bad Hats
9/20 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland w/ Bad Bad Hats
9/23 Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle w/ Bad Bad Hats
9/25 Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade w/ Bad Bad Hats & Stranger Cat
9/26 Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall w/ Bad Bad Hats & Stranger Cat
9/28 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
9/29 Atlanta, GA @ Aisle 5
10/1 Austin, TX @ Mohawk
10/2 Dallas, TX @ Three Links
10/5 Tucson, AZ @ Flycatcher
10/6 Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
10/7 Las Vegas, NV @ Bunkhouse
10/8 San Francisco, CA @ Swedish American Hall
10/9 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo

The Mynabirds third full-length album,  Lovers Know, will be released August 7 via Saddle Creek, and is now available as an exclusive “First Listen” on NPR Music.

Led by Laura Burhenn and produced by Bradley Hanan Carter of Black English, the album explores influences of 80s, 90s, and futuristic soundscapes, while recalling Kate Bush, Sinead O’Connor, Jesus and Mary Chain, and My Bloody Valentine. The result is arguably one of Burhenn’s most personal and confessional works to date, yet also her most accessible, delving deep into universal themes of love, loss, and seeking connection. The first two singles from the album are “ Semantics” and “ Wildfire” which are now available to hear and share on  YouTube.

“Love – or the lack of it – is the thing we all have in common,” notes Burhenn about the themes weaving together the new album. “It can destroy us. It can break us open and let the light in. And it’s also the thing that can make us sing.”

Lovers Know  is Available for Pre-Order Now: 
Saddle Creek  and  iTunes

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