The Dirty Projectors Announce Release Date For Bitte Orca




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The Dirty Projectors have announced that they will be releasing their new album, Bitte Orca this coming June. The Album will be the 5th full-length released from the Brooklyn band, and get this -- they're going on tour too!

Bitte Orca will be released by the Dirty Projectors new home Domino Records on June 9. The album was recorded between Brooklyn and Portland, OR, and is the follow up to 2007's critically acclaimed Rise Above. According to Billboard, the Dirty Projectors worked out a deal with Domino to release two records this year, so we'll be waiting to see what the band has in store for us beyond June. If you can't wait till June to hear Dirty Projectors new album, their newest single, "Stillness is the Move" is being released on April 21 for all to enjoy.

If the excitement of the new album wasn't enough for you, primary Projectors David Longstreth and Angel Deradoorian have added Amber Coffman and Brian Mcomber to the band for their upcoming tour dates, where they will be playing four dates at the SXSW music showcase, as well as making their way throughout the U.K to play a slew of shows.

Bitte Orca track listing
01. Cannibal Resource
02. Temecula Sunrise
03. The Bride
04. Stillness Is The Move
05. Two Doves
06. Useful Chamber
07. No Intention
08. Remade Horizon
09. Fluorescent Half Dome

Dirty Projectors tour dates
03.06.09 - Walker Arts Center - Minneapolis, MN
03.18.09 - SXSW - NPR Party @ The Parish
03.19.09 - SXSW - Windish Agency Showcase @ Emos Annex
03.20.09 - SXSW - TBA
03.21.09 - SXSW - TBA
03.24.09 - Rescue Rooms - Nottingham, UK
03.25.09 - Clwb Ifor Bach - Cardiff, UK
03.27.09 - Black Box - Belfast, Northern Ireland
03.28.09 - Crawdaddy - Dublin, Ireland
03.29.09 - ABC2 - Glasgow, Scotland
03.31.09 - Komedia - Brighton, UK
04.01.09 - Mint Lounge - Manchester, UK
04.02.09 - Scala - London, UK
04.03.09 - Arnolfini - Bristol, UK
04.04.09 - Taylor Johns House - Coventry, UK

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