The New Pornographers announce new album, 'Brill Bruisers'

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By Greg

On Jun 10, 2014

“This is a celebration record. After periods of difficulty, I am at a place where nothing in my life is dragging me down and the music reflects that. I’m grateful.” -A.C. Newman

The New Pornographers have just announced their first album since 2010’s Together. Brill Bruisers, out August 26 on Last Gang will feature A.C. Newman, Blaine Thurier, John Collins, Kathryn Calder, Kurt Dahle, and Todd Fancey along with Neko Case and Dan Bejar.

The title track and first single from the record has been released on the group’s website, along with an interactive video, which you can watch below.

You can pre-order the album (vinyl or CD) through our online shop here. The deluxe LP comes in one of four limited edition neon glass colours (purple, green, orange and blue) and are limited to 175 copies of each.

01 Brill Bruisers
02 Champions of Red Wine
03 Fantasy Fools
04 War On The East Coast
05 Backstairs
06 Marching Orders
07 Another Drug Deal Of The Heart
08 Born With A Sound
09 Wide Eyes
10 Dancehall Domine
11 Spidyr
12 Hi-Rise
13 You Tell Me Where

The band will also be embarking on a fall tour in support of the album with The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. Check out the dates below.

07-18-20 Pemberton, British Columbia – Pemberton Music Festival
08-29-31 Edmonton, Alberta – Sonic Boom Festival
09-06 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
09-06-07 Toronto, Ontario – Riot Fest
10-5-06 Seattle, WA – The Showbox *
10-08 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom *
10-09 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory *
10-10 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot *
10-11 Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre *
10-13 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom *
10-14 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre *
10-15 Pioneertown, CA – Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace *
10-17 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern *
10-18 San Diego, CA – North Park Theatre *
11-04 Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom *
11-05 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel *
11-06 Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre *
11-07 New Orleans, LA – Civic Theatre *
11-07-09 Austin, TX – Fun Fun Fun Fest
11-10 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant *
11-11 Omaha, NE – Slowdown *
11-13 Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater *
11-14 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre *
11-15 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues *
11-17 New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom *
11-19 Boston, MA – House of Blues *
11-20 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer *
11-21 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club *
11-23 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle *