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Camera Obscura Reveal First Track From New Album

16th April 2013
Camera Obscura Reveal First Track From New Album

Camera Obscura have revealed further details of their fifth studio album, Desire Lines, set for release on June 3rd/4th via 4AD.

Desire Lines started life in 2011 - shortly after the release of their 4AD debut My Maudlin Career – as demos put together in singer Tracyanne Campbell’s flat. Revisiting those songs a couple of years later, the band made the decision to decamp from their native Glasgow to Portland, Oregon to work with GRAMMY-nominated producer Tucker Martine (R.E.M., Spoon, My Morning Jacket), enlisting Neko Case and My Morning Jacket’s Jim James to contribute vocals along the way.

The first morsel of music to be revealed from Desire Lines is the bold and beautiful ‘Do It Again’. Listen ‘Do It Again’ here or below.

The album is available to pre-order on iTunes as of today, and album track ‘Do It Again’ will be available as an instant download. Pre-order here.

Desire Lines tracklisting
1. Intro
2. This Is Love (Feels Alright)
3. Troublemaker
4. William’s Heart
5. New Year’s Resolution
6. Do It Again
7. Cri Du Coeur
8. Every Weekday
9. Fifth In Line To The Throne
10. I Missed Your Party
11. Break It To Me Gently
12. Desire Lines

Camera Obscura make their official live return at the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona before embarking on a UK tour this summer, their first for three years.

March
10th – 35 Denton Music Festival, Denton, TX
12th – The Mohawk (Queue Day Party @ SXSW), Austin, TX
13th – Latitude 30 (Showcasing Scotland @ SXSW), Austin, TX
15th – Flamingo Cantina (Under The Radar @ SXSW), Austin, TX
19th – Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY *
May
25th – Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain
June
4th – Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh, UK
5th – Academy 2, Manchester, UK
6th – Heaven, London, UK
7th – Cockpit, Leeds, UK
8th – Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
9th – Rock Ness, Loch Ness, UK
16th – SOhO, Santa Barbara, CA
18th – The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA
19th – The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
21st – Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR
22nd – Showbox at the Market, Seattle, WA
23rd – Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC
26th – Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT
27th – Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CO
29th – Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL **
July
1st – Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, MI **
3rd – Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, Montréal, QC **
4th – Toronto Urban Roots Festival, Toronto, ON **
5th – Ottawa Bluesfest, Ottawa, ON **
6th – Summerstage, Central Park, New York, NY **
9th – Mann Center for Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA **
10th – Bank of America Pavilion, Boston, MA **
11th – Wolf Trap Filene Center, Vienna, VA **
12th – Haw River Ballroom, Saxapahaw, NC
13th – Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
14th – Bunbury Music Festival, Cincinnati, OH

*w/ Marissa Nadler
**w/ She & Him

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