Maps & Atlases announce new LP, share single (stream it)
Maps & Atlases @ Lollapalooza 2011 (more by Grant MacAllister)
Chicago's Maps & Atlases are set to release their sophomore LP, Beware and Be Grateful, on April 17 via Barsuk Records. The album was recorded at ARC Studios in Omaha, NE with Jason Cupp, who also produced their 2010 debut Perch Patchwork. Yesterday (2/9), Rolling Stone premiered the album's lead single "Winter," which you can also stream at the bottom of this post.
Maps & Atlases will kick off a short string of Midwest dates in March, which takes them down to Austin, TX for SXSW 2012. A two-week European run has been set for April and we can expect a full North American tour in May. All announced dates are below.
Beware and Be Grateful's tracklisting and cover art, all 2012 tour dates, and song stream, below..
Maps & Atlases - "Winter"
01. Old & Gray
04. Remote & Dark Years
05. Silver Self
07. Be Three Years Old
09. Old Ash
MAPS & ATLASES - 2012 TOUR DATES
3/8 Bloomington, IN - The Bishop
3/9 Nashville, TN - The Mercy
3/10 New Orleans, LA - Foburg Festival
3/14 - 3/17 Austin, TX - SXSW 2012
3/18 Dallas, TX - Bro Fest
3/19 Hot Springs, AR - Valley of the Vapors Festival
3/22 Memphis, TN - Fareveller Festival
3/31 Bethelem, PA - NOWADAYS Festival
4/16 Bristol, UK - Cooler
4/17 London, UK - Garage
4/18 Manchester, UK - Night and Day
4/19 Glasgow, UK - Nice n Sleazys
4/20 Leeds, UK - Brudenell
4/22 Brussels, Belgium - Botanique
4/23 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
4/24 Cologne, Germany - Gebaude 9
4/25 Hamburg, Germany - haus III&70
4/26 Berlin, Germany - Bi Nuu
4/27 Frankfurt, Germany - Das Bett
4/28 Paris, France - Fleche D'or