LCD Soundsystem to release “This is Happening”

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LCD Soundsystem
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“This Is Happening” is LCD Soundsystem’s first full offering of new studio material since 2007’s Sound Of Silver, which was named best album of the last decade by NPR, ranked #1 in the 2007 Village Voice Pazz & Jop critics poll, landed at #12 and #17 respectively in Rolling Stone and Pitchfork’s best albums of the decade, and like its predecessor 2005’s LCD Soundsystem received a Grammy nomination for Best Electronic/Dance Album. Sound Of Silver also featured “All My Friends,” ranked #4 by Time in its Best Songs of 2007 and named single of the year by Pitchfork, and Entertainment Weekly #8 song of 2007 “Someone Great.” In 2008, LCD Soundsystem contributed the track “Big Ideas” to the soundtrack of the movie 21. The band has since released the 45:33: The Remixes EP and a cover of Alan Vega’s “Bye Bye Bayou,” issued to commemorate Record Store Day 2009 and earning LCD its fifth NME single of the week. The album has been preceded by the March 23 release of the soundtrack to Noah Baumbach’s Greenberg, which features both composition’s from James Murphy’s original score for the film and the new LCD Soundsystem song “Oh You (Christmas Blues).”

The record’s release will be supported by a world tour beginning with an April 16 penultimate slot at the Coachella festival in Indio CA and continuing with a run of UK/Europe headline dates (several of which have sold out well in advance and necessitated added dates) and further worldwide festival appearances. YACHT and Planning To Rock will support on the UK/Euro headline dates. For a full itinerary, see below and continue to check http://lcdsoundsystem.com/ for additions going forward.

LCD SOUNDSYSTEM On Tour 2010

April 16 Indio CA Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
April 20 Dublin Tripod * SOLD OUT
April 21 Dublin Tripod * SOLD OUT
April 23 London Brixton Academy * SOLD OUT
April 24 London Brixton Academy *SOLD OUT
April 26 Birmingham Academy
April 27 Leeds Academy * SOLD OUT
April 28 Glasgow Barrowlands
April 29 Glasgow Barrowlands * SOLD OUT
May 1 Manchester Academy * SOLD OUT
May 2 Bristol Academy * SOLD OUT
May 4 Amsterdam Paradiso * SOLD OUT
May 5 Brussels Ancienne Belgique * SOLD OUT
May 6 Berlin WMF
May 7 Luxembourg Den Atelier
May 8 Paris Bataclan * SOLD OUT
May 9 Paris Bataclan
May 20 New York Terminal 5
May 21 New York Terminal 5
May 30 George WA Sasquatch Festival
June 11 Manchester TN Bonnaroo Festival
June 17 La Coruna Sonar
June 18 Barcelona Sonar
June 19 Neuhausen ob Eck Southside Festival
June 20 Scheesel Hurricane Festival
June 22 Zagreb T Mobile Inmusic Festival
June 24 Ferrara Bands Apart Festival
June 25 St. Gallen Open Air festival
July 1 Roskilde Roskilde Festival
July 3 London Wireless Festival
July 8 Novi Sad Exit Festival
July 10 Lisbon Alive Festival
July 17 Chicago IL Pitchfork Music Festival
July 15 Mariaville Camp Bisco
July 16 Mariaville Camp Bisco
August 12 Oslo Oya Festival
August 13 Gotenberg Way Out West Festival
September 12 Isle of Wight Bestival

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