Friday, September 25, 2009

Stream New Built To Spill - "Things Fall Apart"

Built to Spill will be previewing tracks from their upcoming studio album There Is No Enemy, their seventh, which will be released by Warner Bros. Records on October 6th, 2009. Vocalist/guitarist Doug Martsch spent three and a half years writing the songs, which he recorded with bassist Brett Nelson, drummer Scott Plouf, guitarist Jim Roth, and guitarist Brett Netson. There Is No Enemy is the band’s first album since 2006’s You In Reverse. Previous studio albums include 2001’s Ancient Melodies of the Future, 1999’s Keep It Like A Secret, and their major-label debut, 1997’s Perfect From Now On.

9/18 Boise, ID Hyde Park Street Fair
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9/23 Omaha, NE Slowdown
9/24 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
9/25 Madison, WI Barrymore Theatre
9/26 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
9/27 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall Ballroom
9/28 Bloomington, IN Bluebird Nightclub
9/29 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
10/01 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
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10/03 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Hall
10/04 Cleveland Heights, OH Grog Shop
10/06 Toronto, ONT Lee’s Palace
10/07 Toronto, ONT Lee’s Palace
10/08 Ithaca, NY State Theatre
10/09 Cambridge, MA Middle East
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10/12 New York, NY Webster Hall
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10/14 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
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10/16 Philadelphia, PA The Trocadero
10/17 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
10/18 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle
10/20 Athens, GA 40 Watt Club
10/21 Memphis, TN Minglewood Hall
10/22 Dallas, TX Granada Theater
10/23 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
10/24 Austin, TX Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
10/25 Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom
10/27 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theatre
10/28 Tucson, AZ Dry River
10/29 TBA
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11/15 Eugene, OR WOW Hall
11/17 Bellingham, WA The Nightlight
11/18 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
11/19 Seattle, WA Showbox at the Market
11/20 Seattle, WA Showbox at the Market

Stream "Things Fall Apart," a track from Built To Spill's forthcoming 'There Is No Enemy.' It's out 10/6 via Warner Bros.

"Things Fall Apart":
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"Hindsight," another streaming track from 'There Is No Enemy,' is "positively breezy. The guitars jangle and shimmer. The band's signature riffs -- wobbly slide and tremolo licks -- are judiciously applied, leaving ample space for [Doug] Martsch's reedy croon" (Pitchfork).

Stream "Hindsight":

Full album track listing:
01 "Aisle 13"
02 "Hindsight"
03 "Nowhere Lullaby"
04 "Good Ol' Boredom"
05 "Life's A Dream"
06 "Oh Yeah"
07 "Pat"
08 "Done"
09 "Planting Seeds"
10 "Things Fall Apart"
11 "Tomorrow"

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