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SUNSET RUBDOWN’s First Tour Ever Of The UK And Europe Starts May 14, And Other News

To the delight of eager SUNSET RUBDOWN fans throughout the Europe, continental and otherwise, the magical Montreal rock band will finally tour many lands to the east of the Atlantic, including the Netherlands, Great Britain, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, France, Spain and Portugal. They will be touring in support of “Random Spirit Lover”, their full-length opus which came out in October of 2007 and garnered rave reviews, including Pitchfork’s prestigious “Best New Music” distinction. For a list of comprehensive tour dates, click HERE.

Many shows have already sold out, well in advance, including their London show at Luminaire. Some of the other highlights of the European tour include a performance at the Explosions in the Sky-curated All Tomorrow’s Parties and an appearance at the Great Escape festival in Brighton. There is also some talk of Sunset Rubdown doing a Black Cab Session (http://www.blackcabsessions.com/) while in London featuring a new song, but all good things to those who wait, we suppose.

In other Sunset Rubdown-related news, Sunset Rubdown will be contributing to David Horvitz’s 7-inch Picture Disc Series, released through Brooklyn’s Aagoo Records. The tentative timefame for the Sunset Rubdown 7-inch is November. For more information on how to subscribe, please go here: http://dhpd.bigcartel.com/

David Horvitz also was the friend and mastermind behind the recent Sunset Rubdown polaroid series, where Sunset Rubdown fans all sent blank polaroid film and a self-addressed envelope to David, who then returned candid shots of the band back to the fans. Here are some of the photos that fans received (scanned and then posted):

Sunset Rubdown Polaroids/Pitchfork
Sunset Rubdown Polaroids/Snakes Got A Blog I
Sunset Rubdown Polaorids/Snakes Got A Blog II

Forgiven/Forgotten by Angel Olsen
May As Well (Bonus Track) by Angel Olsen
Continental Shelf by Viet Cong
How Can You Really by Foxygen
Cosmic Vibrations by Foxygen
Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves
Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices
Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten
Lines of Latitude by Small Black

Your Love Is Killing Me by Sharon Van Etten

Coulda Been My Love by Foxygen

Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices

Tiderays by Volcano Choir

Angel Olsen
Jacksonville, FL - Jack Rabbits  w/ Lionlimb

Foxygen
Paris, France - Pitchfork Music Festival Paris

The Cave Singers
Lexington, KY - Cosmic Charlie's  w/ The Devil Makes Three

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