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OKKERVIL RIVER’S The Stand Ins Debuts On The Billboard Charts

We are pleased to announce that OKKERVIL RIVER’S “The Stand Ins” debuted at #42 on the Billboard Charts.

See the chart HERE.

Also, in response to the band’s “Stand Ins Project” on youtube, fans from the Okkervil River message board compiled a video of their own cover versions of “Lost Coastlines”, which you can see below:

Order your copy of “The Stand Ins” HERE.

OKKERVIL RIVER Aim To Make Tour Carbon Neutral

OKKERVIL RIVER will be heading out on the road soon for quite a haul in support of their newest release, The Stand Ins. In an effort to make this tour as environmentally friendly as possible, the band is encouraging fans to ride bikes, carpool, or take public transit to the shows.

To help get the word out they’ve teamed up with local bike advocacy groups, to organize group rides to their shows, as well as PickupPal, a site that allows fans to contact each other to organize carpools.

For more information, head to the bands site HERE.

The Stand Ins is out now.

OKKERVIL RIVER And BON IVER Team Up For The Stand Ins Project

OKKERVIL RIVER added another cover to the video project for their upcoming release The Stand Ins. Providing a cover of “Blue Tulip” are label mates BON IVER. Watch their rendition of the song below:

Keep checking Okkervil River’s youtube page HERE, as they will be uploading more videos soon.

Also, don’t forget to pre-order your copy of “The Stand Ins,” which includes a poster set and an early download code, HERE.

OKKERVIL RIVER Launches Youtube Channel With Carl Newman And Will Sheff Duet

In celebration of OKKERVIL RIVER’s September 9 release of the The Stand Ins YouTube will premiere video footage of Will Sheff and Carl Newman of The New Pornographers performing an acoustic version of the song “Lost Coastlines.” The video will be the first in an 8-video series in which friends of the band act as “Stand Ins” to perform cover songs from the upcoming album. Other performances include covers from Bon Iver and David Vandervelde. Videos for the songs will be released twice a week for the next four weeks. The band is also inviting fans to upload cover songs from The Stand Ins. Videos will be featured on the OKKERVIL RIVER You Tube channel, www.youtube.com/okkervilriver.

Watch the first video HERE

Don’t forget to preorder your copy of the record to receive an early download and poster set HERE

OKKERVIL RIVER Launch First Single From The Stand Ins to iTunes

We are pleased to announce that today you can get your first glimpse of OKKERVIL RIVER’s new album The Stand Ins. The first single, “Lost Coastlines” is available now on iTunes in the US.

If you have iTunes, click HERE.

Or, if you go to the iTunes store, and check out “What’s Hot,” you’ll find it there.

OKKERVIL RIVER’s new full-length album The Stand Ins is the sequel to 2007′s critically acclaimed The Stage Names, which Pitchfork praised as “…one of the year’s best,” with The New York Times proclaiming, “This band’s musical arsenal keeps getting fuller.”

How Can You Really 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
North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops
Fire-scene by S. Carey
Crown the Pines by S. Carey

Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves

City Wrecker by Moonface

How Can You Really by Foxygen

Our Love by Sharon Van Etten

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