I was really excited to see the announcement this morning that are returning with a new album and tour early this year. Sub Pop will be releasing the band’s follow up to their eponymous breakthrough released in 2008 with this year’s Helplessness Blues, and the band has offered up the title track for in anticipation of the release.

Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues [MP3]

The band starts their tour in on April 30th. Sadly I’ll be missing their West Coast run as I’ll already be in New Orleans for by the time they play the in , but plenty of you other live music fans will have the chance to check them out soon.

2011

04-30 , British Columbia – The Vogue Theatre
05-01 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
05-03 Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre
05-05 , CA –
05-06 San Diego, CA – Spreckels Theatre
05-07 Hollywood, CA – Hollywood Palladium
05-08 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre
05-10 Austin, TX – Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater
05-11 Dallas, TX – Palladium Ballroom
05-13 , TN –
05-14 Atlanta, GA –
05-15 , DC – DAR Constitution Hall
05-17 Boston, MA –
05-18 New York, NY – The United Palace Theatre
05-21 Upper Darby, PA –
05-25 Berlin, Germany – Astra
05-26 Munich, Germany – Dachau Summer of Music
05-28 Barcelona, Spain –
05-30 , France – Bataclan
05-31 , England – Hammersmith Apollo

[via Pitchfork]


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