Sun Kil Moon to Tour West Coast Later This Month

May 8, 2009  |  9:45am
Ahead of his May 12 Lost Versus Live release (Caldo Verde Records), Mark Kozelek has announced a geographically-limited series of Sun Kil Moon shows at three modest West Coast venues and one opposite-sized Washington state music festival. A full band will back Kozelek's woebegone vocals.

No word on any new Sun Kil Moon since 2008's April. But, as previously reported, Kozelek's forthcoming live album will feature "Carry Me Ohio" and a SKM-styled "Tiny Cities Made of Ashes" (Modest Mouse) cover.

Discussing the record with Delusions of Adequacy recently, Kozelek said: "It’s true that there’s something happening live that you can’t capture in the studio - but what’s difficult is getting a nice, balanced, good-sounding live recording.  To me, live shows are exclusive to that audience, and that night, and just don’t translate well for multiple, after-the-experience listens."

Have a one-of-a-kind tonal journey of your own on the following dates:

Sun Kil Moon

21 -
Portland, Ore. @ Wonder Ballroom
23 - Quincy, Wash. @ Sasquatch Festival
27 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ El Rey Theatre
29 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Great American Music Hall

Mark Kozelek

18 - Tonsberg, Norway @ Slottsjllet Festival
19 - London, UK @ Union Chapel
20 - Manchester, UK @ St. Philips Church
21- Colchester, UK @ Colchester Arts Centre

6 - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
9 - Myslowice, Poland @ Off Festival

Related links:
Sun Kil Moon on MySpace
Review: Sun Kil Moon - April

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