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Conor Oberst releasing new LP, playing two nights at Metro on spring tour (dates, song stream)

Conor Oberst @ Brilliant Corners in 2012 (more by Zach Pollack)

Conor Oberst is set to release his new album, Upside Down Mountain, on May 20 via Nonesuch. Today, he’s shared the album’s lead single “Hundreds of Ways,” which will also hit stores on its own as a Record Store Day 7″. It begins like many Oberst tunes, but gets very David Byrne-like around 01:00. You can take a listen to the song at the bottom of this post. The LP was produced by Jonathan Wilson and includes guest vocals from First Aid Kit.

Conor will also be embarking on a spring North American tour in support of his forthcoming LP. Dawes will open all dates, including Conor’s two-night stand at Metro on May 29 & 30. Tickets for both nights go on sale this Friday (2/14) at noon CST.

All Conor Oberst dates and a stream of “Hundreds of Ways” lie after the jump…

Conor Oberst – “Hundreds of Ways”

Conor Oberst — 2014 Tour Dates
May-08 Saxapahaw, NC – Haw River Ballroom
May-09 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
May-10 Atlanta, GA – Shakey Knees Music Festival
May-11 Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall
May-13 Ponte Vedra, FL – Ponte Verde Concert Hall
May-14 Orlando, FL – The Beacham
May-16-18 Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Music Festival
May-17 Chatanooga, TN – Track 29
May-22 Westbury, NY – The Space at Westbury
May-23 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
May-24 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
May-25 Munhall, PA – Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead
May-27 Cincinnatti, OH – Taft Theatre
May-29 Chicago, IL – Metro
May-30 Chicago, IL – Metro

May-31 Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theatre
Jun-01 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Jun-02 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Jun-04 Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium
Jun-05 Columbia, MO – The Blue Note
Jun-06 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
Jun-07 Lexington, KY – Buster’s
Jul-29 New York, NY – Summerstage, Central Park

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