Okkervil River Announce New LP ‘In the Rainbow Rain’, Share “Don’t Move Back to LA”

Okkervil River have announced a new record slated for and April 27 release via ATO RecordsIn the Rainbow Road is available for pre-sale here. It was produced  by Shawn Everett.

In a press release, frontman Will Sheff spoke about the albums lead single “Don’t Move Back to LA”:
(It has) “a very straightforward impulse behind it: a bunch of my best friends all moved to LA and I was really sad about it so I wrote a song about how I didn’t want them to leave… I think the song is also kind of about my own deep and long-held desire to get the hell out of New York City.”

Okkervil River will will head out on the road for their 2018 North American summer tour on May 20 in Washington, DC at The Black Cat.

Check out the new video, tracklisting, album artwork, and a full list of tour dates, below.

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01. Famous Tracheotomies
02. The Dream And The Light
03. Love Somebody
04. Family Song
05. Pulled Up The Ribbon
06. Don’t Move Back To LA
07. Shelter Song
08. How It Is
09. External Actor
10. Human Being Song

Okkervil River Tour
4/27 Brooklyn, NY – Rough Trade NYC (Album Release Show)
5/20 Washington, DC – The Black Cat
5/21 Carboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
5/22 Atlanta, GA – Aisle 5
5/24 Dallas, TX – The Kessler Theater
5/25 Houston, TX – The Heights Theater
5/29 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom
5/31 Los Angeles, CA – Teregram Ballroom
6/1 Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
6/2 San Francisco, CA – Bimbo’s 365 Club
6/4 Seattle, WA – Neumos
6/5 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
6/7 Salt Lake City, UT – The State Room
6/8 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
6/9 Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
6/11 St. Paul, MN – Turf Club
6/12 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
6/13 Detroit, MI – El Club
6/14 Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern
6/15 Woodstock, NY – Colony
6/16 Boston, MA – Royale

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