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The Drums prep ‘Portamento’ for release, playing Lollapalooza

The Drums
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The Drums have quietly announced details on their forthcoming LP Portamento, out September 12th via Island. Serving as the band’s sophomore effort, the LP will act as the follow up to 2010’s highly praised album, The Drums.

Take a listen to Portamento‘s first single “Money” via the widget below..

The Drums only announced US date at the moment will be performing on Saturday (8/6), of Lollapalooza. They’ll share the Grove Stage that day with the likes of Beirut, Lykke Li, and DOM just to name a few.

UPDATE: The Drums have been added as the opener for Death From Above 1979‘s July 22nd show at the Williamsburg Waterfront in Brooklyn, NY.

Head below to view Portamento‘s tracklisting and cover art, plus all 2011 tour dates.


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01. Book Of Revelation
02. Days
03. What You Were
04. Money
05. Hard To Love
06. I Don’t Know How To Love
07. Searching For Heaven
08. Please Don’t Leave
09. If He Likes It Let Him Do It
10. I Need A Doctor
11. In The Cold
12. How It Ended

The Drums – Portamento Album Teaser


THE DRUMS – 2011 TOUR DATES
07-14 Hultsfred Festival, Hultsfred, SE
07-15 Melt! Festival, Berlin, GER
07-16 Lovebox Festival, London, UK
07-17 Dour Festival, Belgium
07-22 Williamsburg Waterfront, Brooklyn, NY w/ Death From Above 1979
08-06 Lollapalooza, Chicago, IL
09-03 Electric Picnic Festival, Stradbelly, IE
09-05 Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London, UK
09-06 Lexington, London, UK
09-07 XOYO, London, UK
09-09 Berlin Festival, Berlin, GER
09-10-11 Bestival, UK
09-17 SPLIT Festival, UK

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