:: Another Caribou masterpiece. Been having it on heavy rotation play!
In early June, Caribou returned with the announcement of their new album Our Love. Merge (US) and City Slang (UK/Europe) will release Caribou’s sixth studio LP in October and the album announcement also revealed the lead single and Our Love opening track Can’t Do Without You. I’ve been on a business trip the day the track dropped on the internet, and I can still remember very clearly how it blew be away listening to it for the very first time, alone in my hotel room on some decent headphones.
Canadian producer and Caribou mastermind Dan Snaith has put out music under various monikers and in varying collaborations over the past years, the most prominent being the Jiaolong entitled debut LP as Daphni in October 2012. After a four-year hiatus, Our Love finally follows up to Caribou’s 2010 masterpiece Swim. The album will include collaborations with singer and producer Jessy Lanza as well as violinist and songwriter Owen Pallett.
The Extended Version of Can’t Do Without You was released on July 14, 2014 via Dan Snaith’s own Jiaolong imprint. You can order your copy of the one-sided limited edition 12″ vinyl single from the following sites: Recordstore.co.uk / Bleep / HHV.de. The extended version is also available digitally from iTunes or Beatport (recommended for all lossless lovers).
Caribou have an extensive touring schedule lying ahead, including summer festival dates, a European tour in October and a strung of North American shows in November. Check out the upcoming dates below and listen to the single version Can’t Do Without You.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Thu 14 Aug 2014 // St. Malo, France // La Route du Rock
Fri 15 Aug 2014 // Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK // Green Man Festival
Sat 16 Aug 2014 // London, UK // Jabberwocky Festival @ Excel Centre
Sat 23 Aug 2014 // Los Angeles, California, USA // FYF Fest
Wed 27 Aug 2014 // Pula, Croatia // Dimensions Festival
Fri 05 Sep 2014 // Isle of Wight, UK // Bestival
Sat 06 Sep 2014 // Bologna, Italy // Estragon
>> The full touring schedule is available here.
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SPIN − Caribou Returns With Lush and Lovely ‘Can’t Do Without You’