Saint Etienne recently welcomed their first new album since 2005's Tales From Turnpike House. It's called Words and Music and is an enjoyable, skillfully-crafted alternative dance record. You can stream Words and Music in its entirety via Spotify.

The English trio are set to head stateside for a handful of tour dates, which begin in late-October. That tour includes a Chicago show on October 29 at Lincoln Hall. Advance tickets are on sale, with one opener TBA.

All known Saint Etienne dates and a couple of videos from Words and Music are below...

Saint Etienne - "Tonight"

Saint Etienne - "I've Got Your Music"

Saint Etienne -- 2012 North American Tour Dates
10/24 The Opera House - Toronto, ON
10/26 Webster Hall - NYC
10/27 Paradise Rock Club - Boston, MA
10/29 Lincoln Hall - Chicago, IL
11/02 The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA
11/03 The Fonda Theatre - Los Angeles, CA

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