February 4, 2023

The New Pornographers have introduced their new album, Proceed as a Visitor, out March thirty first as their debut on Merge Information. Together with the announcement, they’ve mapped out a North American tour (seize your tickets right here) with Wild Pink and launched a brand new single titled “Actually Actually Gentle.”

A.C. Newman produced the 10-track album, which he recorded alongside a lineup of Neko Case, Kathryn Calder, John Collins, Todd Fancey, and Joe Seiders. Proceed as a Visitor additionally options contributions from saxophonist Zach Djanikian and Sadie Dupuis, the latter of whom co-wrote “Firework within the Falling Snow.”

Pre-orders are ongoing. See the art work and tracklist beneath.

Although Dan Bejar doesn’t seem on Proceed as a Visitor, Newman reworked “Actually Actually Gentle” from a music that the Destroyer frontman wrote for New Pornographers’ 2014 album Brill Bruisers. “Actually Actually Gentle” arrives with an accompanying video directed by Christian Cerezo. Watch it beneath.

“I actually appreciated Dan’s refrain, and for some time I used to be simply making an attempt to jot down one thing that I felt like belonged with it,” Newman stated in an announcement. “I used to be pondering of the Aloe Blacc music ‘The Man’ which interpolated the refrain from Elton John’s ‘Your Music’ and thought it might be enjoyable to interpolate a music that nobody is aware of… It turned a recreation of writing a verse that felt like part of the identical music. In my thoughts, I used to be striving for just a little Jeff Lynne–period Tom Petty, a traditional go-to.”

Kicking off on April nineteenth in Asheville, North Carolina, New Pornographers’ tour will make a two-night stand in Chicago in addition to stops in Austin, Toronto, New York Metropolis, and extra. See the complete itinerary beneath.

Tickets will go on sale to most people on Friday, January thirteenth at 10:00 a.m. native time through Ticketmaster. The artist pre-sale begins Tuesday, January tenth; join the code right here. A portion of proceeds from pre-sale tickets bought by way of the group’s web site will go to the abortion rights group Frontera Fund.

In 2021, New Pornographers reissued their debut album, Mass Romantic, and launched into an accompanying tour.

Proceed as a Visitor Paintings:

Proceed as a Visitor Tracklist:
01. Actually Actually Gentle
02. Pontius Pilate’s Dwelling Films
03. Cat and Mouse with the Gentle
04. Final and Lovely
05. Proceed as a Visitor
06. Bottle Episodes
07. Marie and the Undersea
08. Angelcover
09. Firework within the Falling Snow
10. Want Automated Suite

The New Pornographers 2023 Tour Dates:
04/19 — Asheville, NC @ Salvage Station *
04/20 — Atlanta, GA @ Selection Playhouse *
04/21 — New Orleans, LA @ Tipitina’s *
04/22 — Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Corridor *
04/23 — Dallas, TX @ Studio at The Manufacturing unit *
04/25 — Austin, TX @ Paramount *
04/26 — Oklahoma Metropolis, OK @ Tower Theatre *
04/27 — St. Louis, MO @ Sheldon Live performance Corridor *
04/28 — Omaha, NE @ The Ready Room *
04/29 — Kansas Metropolis, MO @ The Truman *
04/30 — Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre *
05/03 — St. Paul, MN @ The Fitzgerald *
05/04 — Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Corridor *
05/05 — Chicago, IL @ Thalia Corridor *
05/06 — Chicago, IL @ Thalia Corridor *
05/08 — Cincinnati, OH @ Memorial Corridor *
05/09 — Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Corridor *
05/11 — Detroit, MI @ El Membership *
05/12 — Toronto, ON @ Danforth *
05/13 — Burlington, VT @ Greater Floor Ballroom *
05/14 — Norwalk, CT @ Wall Avenue Theater *
05/15 — Boston, MA @ Royale *
05/17 — New York, NY @ Brooklyn Metal *
05/18 — Philadelphia, PA @ Union Switch *
05/19 — Washington, DC @ 9:30 Membership *
05/21 — Saxapahaw, NC @ Haw River Ballroom *

* = w/ Wild Pink

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