Ducktails announces new album, St. Catherine, shares track, goes on tour… might also solve a mystery or rewrite history while he’s at it

Ducktails announces new album, St. Catherine, shares track, goes on tour... might also solve a mystery or rewrite history while he's at it

Okay, Matt Mondanile, here we go again, right? Blah blah blah — literal Duck Tales cartoon joke, blah blah blah — Real Estate, blah blah blah “fifth outing as Ducktails” called St. Catherine due July 24 on Domino = “more refined, personal, and sincere” album. Right? Anything else?

Oh, no shit! Rob Schnapf co-produced?? Whoa, cool! So exactly HOW MUCH should it remind me of Elliott Smith, then? Guess we’ll all just have to listen to the James Ferraro-featuring lead single “Headbanging In The Mirror” (embedded below) to find out! Can’t wait to compare the two of you as ARTISTS!

OR we could wait until the whole thing comes out: on CD, digital, standard-edition LP, and on limited-edition colored vinyl LP through Domino; and also as an elegant but boring bunch of MP3s and shit on iTunes.

OR we could probably catch you on tour this summer starting at the end of this month to hear the songs live and in person. I’ll probably totally go to your Chicago date and shout things about Duck Tales and request “Needle in the Hay” covers and all sorts of stuff like that. It’ll be great! See you there, Matt! <3 <3 <3

St. Catherine tracklisting:

01. The Disney Afternoon
02. Headbanging in the Mirror
03. Into the Sky
04. Heaven’s Room
05. St. Catherine
06. The Laughing Woman
07. Surreal Exposure
08. Church
09. Medieval
10. Krumme Lanke
11. Reprise

Ducktails tour dates:

05.26.15 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
05.27.15 - Paris, France - La Maroquinerie
05.28.15 - Utrecht, Netherlands - Ekko
05.29.15 - Berlin, Germany - Marie Antoinette
05.30.15 - Neustreiltz, Germany - Immergut Festival
05.31.15 - Aarhus, Denmark - Radar
06.01.15 - Gothernburg, Sweden - Pustervik
06.02.15 - Oslo, Netherlands - Bla
06.03.15 - Stockholm, Sweden - Lilla Hotellbaren
06.04.15 - Lund, Sweden - Mejeriet
06.05.15 - Hamburg, Germany - Kleiner Donner
06.06.15 - Gent, Belgium - DOK
06.07.15 - London, England - Field Day
06.08.15 - Leeds, England - Brudenell Social Club
07.24.15 - Los Angeles, CA - Getty Museum
07.31.15 - Philadelphia, PA - Boot & Saddle
08.01.15 - Cleveland, OH - Euclid Tavern
08.02.15 - Bloomington, IN - The Bishop
08.03.15 - Chicago, IL - Schuba’s
08.04.15 -Ferndale, MI - The Loving Touch
08.05.15 - Toronto, Ontario - Garrison
08.06.15 - Montreal, Quebec - Casa del Popolo
08.07.15 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
08.09.15 - Boston, MA - Great Scott

[Photo: Rob Kulisek]

• Ducktails: http://twitter.com/mmondanile
• Domino: http://www.dominorecordco.com

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