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Beirut Announce New Album 'No No No,' World Tour, Share Title Track

Music News, New MusicWeston PaganoComment

Four years after The Rip Tide and two after the breakdown that resulted in a tour cancellation and Australian hospital checkin, Zach Condon and his band Beirut have emerged from the ashes of hiatus, announcing a new album titled No No No and an itinerary of support dates.

The record, which will be pressed on colored vinyl and is due this September 11th via 4AD in North America and Resident in Europe, was incubated in both literal and emotional coldness as Condon dealt with a divorce and one of New York's most frigid winters to date.

But soon after things started to look up for the Santa Fe native, as a press release explains:

‘I couldn’t fathom how one day I was capable of [writing songs] and one day I wasn’t,’ Condon remarks. The darkness clouding his physical and mental health had fully infected his creative and artistic abilities.

But this darkness contained a spark of light: he had fallen in love with a woman who inspired him to turn it around. Condon recalls, ‘having a positive presence like her both provides a healthy guiding force and shines a light on all the negative things in your life. I definitely wouldn’t be where I am now without her.’

The title track offers the first taste of things to come, with Condon and co. seeming as spry and soulful as ever.

Check out the tracklist and tour dates below. You can preorder the record here.

No No No

  1. Gibraltar
  2. No No No
  3. At Once
  4. August Holland
  5. As Needed
  6. Perth
  7. Pacheco
  8. Fener
  9. So Allowed

Beirut World Tour:

6/19 - Woodstock, NY @ Bearsville Theatre
6/26 - Montreal, Québec @ Festival International de Jazz de Montreal
6/28 - Ottawa, Ontario @ Ottawa Jazz Festival
7/16 - Pemberton, British Columbia @ Pemberton Music Festival
8/22 - Portland, OR @ Musicfest NW
9/14 - Brussels, Belgium @ Ancienne Belgique
9/17 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso
9/20 - Berlin, Germany @ Columbiahalle
9/22 - Paris, France @ Zenith
9/24 - London, England @ Brixton Academy 
10/1 - New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall
10/4 - Santa Fe, NM @ Santa Fe National Historic Landmark
10/6 - San Diego, CA @ Open Air Theatre
10/7 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium
10/8 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium
10/10 - Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theatre
10/13 - Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
11/3 - Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theatre
11/6 - Philadelphia, PA @ Tower Theatre
11/7 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
11/10 - Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
10/13 - Toronto, Ontario @ Danforth Music Hall
10/14 - Toronto, Ontario @ Danforth Music Hall