Stream: Beach House
  • TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012

  • Posted by: Malcolm Donaldson

Duo of dreamboats Beach House are readying their fourth full length album Bloom, out via Subpop on May 15. After releasing the album opener "Myth" last month, Beach House released another track, "Lazuli." And from the sound of it, this is probably going to be one hell of a record. Continuing to expand beyond the typical drum machine and dreamy synths of Beach House's foundation, "Lazuli" includes arpeggiating electronic harps and acoustic drums to fill out a huge cinematic soundscape. Victoria Legrand's raspy voice harmonizes in several layers, singing about Lazuli, the blue afghan mineral with a specific gravity of 2.7-2.9. Actually I can't really understand what she's singing about but, yeah, that's what Lazuli is. Pay attention in geology, kids, and you could be as cool as Beach House.

Listen to the song below, and see the dates for Beach House's summer tour and the track list for Bloom.





Bloom
------
01 Myth
02 Wild
03 Lazuli
04 Other People
05 The Hours
06 Troublemaker
07 New Year
08 Wishes
09 On The Sea
10 Irene

Beach House Tour
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May 04 - Charlottesville, VA -- Jefferson Theatre
May 05 - Carrboro, NC -- Cat's Cradle
May 06 - Charleston, SC -- Music Farm
May 08 - Miami Beach, FL -- The Fillmore Miami Beach
May 09 - Orlando, FL -- Beacham Theater
May 10 - Jacksonville, FL -- Freebird Live
May 11 - Birmingham, AL -- The Bottletree
May 12 - Athens, GA -- The Georgia Theatre
May 13 - Asheville, NC -- The Orange Peel
May 23 - Brighton, UK -- The Haunt
May 24 - London, UK -- Village Underground
May 25 - Belgium, BE -- De Kreun
May 26 - Amsterdam, NL - Melkweg
May 27 - Berlin, DE - Volksbuhne
May 29 - Paris, FR - Maronguinerie
May 31 Ddingen, CH -- Bad Bonn Kilbi Festival
Jun 02 - Barcelona, ES -- Primavera Festival
Jun 03 - Montpellier, FR -- Le Rockstore
Jun 04 - Bordeaux, FR -- Theatre Barbey
Jun 05 - Nantes, FR - Stereolux
Jun 06 - Lyon, FR -- Epicrerie Moderne
Jun 07 - Blarritz, FR -- L'Atabal
Jun 08/09 Porto, PT -- Primavera Festival
Jul 15 Chicago, IL - Pitchfork Music Festival
Jul 23 New York, NY - Central Park SummerStage
Aug 31 Salisbury, West Sussex, UK -- End of the Road Festival
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