Beirut announce new album No No No; Beirut fans are all like: yes yes yes!

Beirut announce new album No No No; Beirut fans are all like: yes yes yes!

It’s a fact: whenever you say stuff three times, that stuff becomes totally legit and exciting-sounding. Like, for instance: “Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice!” when you want to hang out with Michael Keaton. Or like: “shit, shit, shit!” when you step on a rusty nail. Or maybe: “location, location, location!” when you’re watching HGTV all day instead of getting your laundry and Marketing portfolio finished like you promised yourself you would. It just works. Period.

And hey! Now, by complete coincidence, the airtight logic I just espoused the shit-out-of up above can also be applied to the newest album by Zach Condon’s ever-adventurous Beirut project. Yes, it’s titled No No No, and it’s due out September 11 on the 4AD label in all of its triplicate goodness! According to the press release, the follow-up to 2011’s The Rip Tide was “recorded over a two-week period during one of the coldest New York winters — with blizzard after blizzard raging outside.” Joined by bassist Paul Collins and drummer Nick Petree, Condon apparently created the album in the wake of a physical/mental collapse and gnarly divorce in 2013. “I had completely broken down and my body was making me pay for it,” Condon said. “For the first time in my life, I was facing extreme self doubt. I had hit rock bottom.”

Hey great! So, you’re interested in hearing what THAT shit sounds like on wax, right? Well, good! Cuz here’s more happy-go-lucky Beirut-themed news: You can, at this very moment, pre-order the vinyl or CD version of No No No from the 4AD store or digitally via both iTunes with instant download of the title track “No No No” or Amazon with nothing whatsoever except for the satisfaction of hanging out on Amazon for a while… which is always kind of a nice feeling, I guess? Either way: in addition, you can listen to the title track and peep the band’s upcoming 2015 tour plans down below. Which is, in the preferred lingo of anthropomorphic teenage turtles everywhere: radical, radical, radical!

No No No tracklisting:

01. Gibraltar
02. No No No
03. At Once
04. August Holland
05. As Needed
06. Perth
07. Pacheco
08. Fener
09. So Allowed

Beirut dates:

06.19.15- Woodstock, NY - Bearsville Theatre
06.26.15- Montreal, Québec - Festival International de Jazz de Montreal
06.28.15- Ottawa, Ontario - Ottawa Jazz Festival
07.16.15- Pemberton, British Columbia - Pemberton Music Festival
08.22.15- Portland, OR - Musicfest NW
09.14.15- Brussels, Belgium - Ancienne Belgique
09.17.15- Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
09.20.15- Berlin, Germany - Columbiahalle
09.22.15- Paris, France - Zenith
09.24.15- London, England - Brixton Academy
10.01.15- New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall
10.04.15- Santa Fe, NM - Santa Fe National Historic Landmark
10.06.15- San Diego, CA - Open Air Theatre
10.07-08.15- Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium
10.10.15- Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre
10.13.15- Seattle, WA - Paramount Theatre
11.03.15- Washington, DC - Lincoln Theatre
11.06.15- Philadelphia, PA - Tower Theatre
11.07.15- Boston, MA - House of Blues
11.10.15- Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre
10.13-14.15- Toronto, Ontario - Danforth Music Hall

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