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New Video for “Albatross” by The Besnard Lakes

This morning Pitchfork TV premiered the new video from The Besnard Lakes, “Albatross.” The video was directed by Kara Blake for Les Productions La Guerilla.  “Albatross” features a fantastic visual interpretation of the spies who inhabit The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night – a very glamorous man and woman both exploring the city and using clues they find in code over the short wave radio.

Let us know what you think!

The Besnard Lakes LIVE on KEXP today 6pm EST/3pm PST

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The Besnard Lakes just crossed back into the United States to begin the next leg of their tour for The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night. The US tour begins tonight in Seattle, WA at the Crocodile (Jag artist Julie Doiron also performing).

First things First, though.  The Besnards will perform live at KEXP today at 6pm EST / 3pm PST.  Listen live at KEXP.org

Go see The Besnard Lakes in your town. North American tour dates after the jump:

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Join The Besnard Lakes On Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Tomorrow

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Just on the heals of their epic turn at SXSW, The Besnard Lakes will tomorrow, Wednesday, March 23, make their U.S. television network premiere on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, where the band will be burning through the galloping “This Is What We Call Progress,” a cut from their recently released longplayer, The Besnard Lakes Are The Roaring Night.

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Stream The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night at Spinner

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I’m so excited about Tuesday, the day Jagjaguwar official releases The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night: the gorgeous, dark and thrilling third album by The Besnard Lakes.  This album is currently streaming in its entirety on one of my favorite music sites, Spinner. Listen here, and while you’re at the site, check out these great interviews by Michael Ayers and Jenny Charlesworth.

You can still pre-order cds and lps from our mail order and get an instant download of the record here.  We’ll have their official SXSW schedule ironed out in the next couple of days, swearsies.

The Besnard Lakes Tour Details (+ Jimmy Fallon Show and SXSW Appearances)

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ALSO: Pre-order CD and LP now, and download the full album immediately!

If you’ve been paying attention to your internet, you should have an inkling that The Besnard Lakes is going to reign down holy horse fire upon the record players of the world with their March 9th (8th in the UK) release, The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night.

The Besnard Lakes shall then rule the kingdom, and they will traverse all of the climate zones of North America in a glittering night fog. Before all that, though, they will travel to Austin, Texas to clink Tecates with their SXSW minions and play a roaring song.

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