Shearwater Announce New Album ‘The Golden Archipelago’

November 22, 2009 by  


Texas five-piece Shearwater have announced they will return next year with the new album The Golden Archipelego on 15th February (23rd in N. America).

The new record is the third panel of a triptych that includes 2006’s enigmatic Palo Santo and 2008’s acclaimed Rook. Further details and a free MP3 to follow.

To coincide with the release of The Golden Archipelago, Shearwater will embark on a tour of Europe in 2010.

Shearwater European tour (UK dates in bold):
17th – Melkweg, Amsterdam
18th – Botanique, Brussels
19th – Le Nouveau Casino, Paris
20th – La Route du Rock winter edition @ L’Omnibus, Saint-Malo
21st – The Freebutt, Brighton
22nd – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
23rd – Captain’s Rest, Glasgow
25th – Scala, London
26th – 4AD, Diksmuide
27th – Knust, Hamburg
28th – Magnet, Berlin
2nd – Rote Sonne, Munich
3rd – L’Usine (PTR), Geneva
4th – Nouveau Monde, Fribourg
5th – La Casa 139, Milan
7th – La (2) de Apolo, Barcelona
8th – Moby Dick, Madrid