Bear in Heaven announce new album Time Is Over One Day Old, blow Ted Theodore Logan’s mind with that title

Bear in Heaven announce new album Time Is Over One Day Old, blow Ted Theodore Logan's mind with that title

Long, long ago in a music scene far, far away, David Byrne famously said, “time isn’t holding us, time isn’t after us.” Man, was that ever profound! And for a long time to come, most rock musicians assumed that there was nothing else cool to say about the matter. But, spoiler-alert, motherfuckers: UNTIL NOW.

Bear in Heaven have just gone and all-audaciously announced a new album, due August 5 via the Dead Oceans label, and it bears the epic title Time Is Over One Day Old. Just think about that. Go ahead. Take a second to let it really sink in. Yeah. It’s like… whoa.

But in addition to “whoa,” it’s also like, the band’s follow-up to 2012’s I Love You, It’s Cool and finds the band (according to their press release) “once again turning their gaze inward and prioritizing their evocative abilities in line with or even slightly ahead of technical skills.” Man, that reminds me; I’ve been meaning to take a day to re-prioritize my own evocative abilities for a while now. Gotta get on that shit.

Anyway! How and why did the band become so deep and prophetic as to give David Byrne a run for his (tons and tons of) money? Main-dude Jon Philpot puts it this way: “we’re setting aside the things that most people focus on [and instead] staking our claim in some ethereal place […] A lot of shedding, getting rid of layers and pre-conceptions… breaking up with old ways of thinking, old ways of being, starting to look at this thing in a new way and finding something positive.”

Now, if your mind isn’t blown to smithereens after that knowledge-drop, here’s a preview of the first single “Time Between,” followed by some epic world tour dates down below. Your mind will be a rich, poetic soup in no time. Your move, Mr. Byrne!

Time Is Over One Day Old tracklisting:

01. Autumn
02. Time Between
03. If I Were to Lie
04. They Dream
05. The Sun and the Moon and the Stars
06. Memory Heart
07. Demon
08. Way Off
09. Dissolve the Walls
10. You Don’t Need the World

Bear in Heaven tour dates:

08.04.14 - Brooklyn, NY - Rough Trade
08.20.14 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda’s
08.21.14 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
08.22.14 - Washington, DC - Rock and Roll Hotel
08.23.14 - Carrboro, NC - Cat’s Cradle - Back Room
08.24.14 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West
08.26.14 - Baton Rouge, LA - Spanish Moon
08.27.14 - Houston, TX - House of Blues - Bronze Peacock Room
08.28.14 - Austin, TX - The Parish
09.02.14 - Los Angeles, CA - The Echoplex
09.03.14 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
09.05.14 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
09.06.14 - Spokane, WA - Bartfest
09.07.14 - Seattle, WA - Chop Suey
09.10.14 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th St Entry
09.11.14 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
09.12.14 - Columbus, OH - A&R Music Bar
09.13.14 - Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern
09.14.14 - Montreal, QC - La Sala Rossa
09.16.14 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
09.17.14 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
10.02.14 - London, UK - XOYO
10.03.14 - Brussels, Belgium - Beursschouwburg
10.04.14 - Paris, France - Espace B
10.05.14 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Bitterzoet
10.06.14 - Cologne, Germany - Club 672
10.07.14 - Berlin, Germany - Berghain
10.09.14 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Ideal Bar
10.10.14 - Lund, Sweden - Mejeriet
10.11.14 - Stockholm, Sweden - Kagelbanan
10.12.14 - Goteborg, Sweden - Pustervik
10.13.14 - Oslo, Norway - John Dee
10.14.14 - Bergen, Norway - Landmark
10.16.14 - Aarhus, Denmark - Atlas
10.17.14 - Hamburg, Germany - Aalhaus

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