Wilco to release The Whole Love and show off their bad clothes on tour this fall

Wilco to release The Whole Love and show off their bad clothes on tour this fall

The experimental dads in Wilco have been stressing their wives out a lot lately. First they’re “out all weekend” doing some sort of self-curated festival and totally skipping church to do it. Then they’re dropping a new single on their newly-founded label dBpm (total dad-joke name, by the way) that features “I Might” backed with a cover of Nick Lowe’s “I Love My Label” and leaving dirty dishes in the sink. And now they’re announcing plans to release their new full-length, entitled The Whole Love, this fall, complete with a two month-long tour even though they already RSVP’d to cousin Judy’s kid’s baptism like two months ago??? Arrrrrrrg. It’s enough to make a lonely Wilco housewife start binge-ing on Okkervil River and changing into Spoon t-shirts as soon as she leaves the house!

But seriously folks, regardless of women’s trifling “feelings,” the band has announced that The Whole Love will hit the streets on September 27 on dBpm and that they will hit both North America and Europe starting a few weeks earlier. According to Jeff “Thom Yorke of the Midwest” Tweedy and his bandmates, the newest addition to the Wilco library is “a veritable sonic stew” that features a seven-minute opener (“Art of Almost”) and a 12-minute closer (“One Sunday Morning (Song for Jane Smiley’s Boyfriend)”) among its twelve Wilco-y tracks. Sounds experimental! Or boring! Either way, check out the complete list of those tracks below, as well as all those dates that the wives are being so passive-aggressive about right now.

Oh, and incidentally, it seems as though the Wilco dads have already started stockpiling for their long trip away from home as summer transitions into fall, because Amazon’s all out of stock on those cargo pants that zip off into shorts.

The Whole Love tracklisting:

01. Art of Almost
02. I Might
03. Sunloathe
04. Dawned on Me
05. Black Moon
06. Born Alone
07. Open Mind
08. Capitol City
09. Standing O
10. Rising Red Lung
11. Whole Love
12. One Sunday Morning (Song for Jane Smiley’s Boyfriend)

2011 dates:

07.31.11 - Niigata, Japan - Fuji Rock Festival
09.13.11 - Indianapolis, IN - Murat Theatre
09.16.11 - Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
09.17.11 - Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
09.18.11 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis
09.20.11 - Boston, MA - Wang Theatre
09.22.11 - New York, NY - Central Park Summerstage
09.25.11 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion
09.27.11 - Raleigh, NC - Raleigh Amphitheater
09.28.11 - Atlanta, GA - Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center
09.29.11 - Atlanta, GA - Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center
10.01.11 - Nashville, TN - The Ryman
10.02.11 - Nashville, TN - The Ryman
10.04.11 - St. Louis, MO - Peabody Opera House
10.05.11 - Madison, WI - Overture Hall
10.24.11 - Glasgow, UK - Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
10.27.11 - Bristol, UK - Colston Hall
10.28.11 - London, UK - Roundhouse
10.29.11 - London, UK - Roundhouse
11.01.11 - Madrid, Spain - Teatro Circo Price
11.02.11 - Barcelona, Spain - Palau De La Musica Catalina
11.03.11 - San Sebastián, Spain - Kursaal Convention Center
11.07.11 - Basel, Switzerland - Kaserne Basel
11.08.11 - Frankfurt, Germany - Alte Oper
11.09.11 - München, Germany - Circus Krone
11.11.11 - Wesendorf, Germany - Rolling Stone Weekender
11.12.11 - Berlin, Germany - Tempodrom
11.13.11 - Utrecht, Netherlands - Vredenburg Leidsche Rijn
11.14.11 - Tilburg, Netherlands - 013

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