Fleet Foxes announce new album

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Dreamy, orchestral indie-folk tandem Fleet Foxes announced today that their followup to their hugely popular 2008 debut will be dropping in late spring. Helplessness Blues, released through Sub Pop, will drop on May 3rd. In addition, the band have released their first crop of North American tour dates since mid-2009. They are:

4/30 Vancouver BC @ The Vogue Theatre
5/01 Portland OR @ Crystal Ballroom
5/03 Seattle WA @ Moore Theatre
5/05 Oakland CA @ Fox Theater
5/06 San Diego CA @ Spreckels Theatre
5/07 Hollywood CA @ Hollywood Palladium
5/08 Tucson AZ @ Rialto Theatre
5/10 Austin TX @ Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater
5/11 Dallas TX @ Palladium Ballroom
5/13 Nashville TN @ Ryman Auditorium
5/14 Atlanta GA @ The Tabernacle
5/15 Washington DC @ DAR Constitution Hall
5/17 Boston MA @ Orpheum Theatre
5/18 New York NY @ The United Palace Theatre
5/21 Upper Darby PA @ Tower Theatre

And, as a refresher, “White Winter Hymnal”: