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Cults Announce Debut Album, First Headlining Tour

January 5, 2011  |  1:00pm
Cults Announce Debut Album, First Headlining Tour

For a band that has released only four songs to date, indie-pop duo Cults has turned plenty of heads since emerging out of nowhere during the past year. Apparently, these four songs—including the delightful “Go Outside”—along with an impressive run of CMJ performances spoke volumes about the band’s breakout potential in the years to come. Cults even caught the attention of Columbia Records, prompting the label to sign them to a record contract in November. With that in place, the band wasted no time moving forward, announcing plans to release its debut album in May 2011.

Cults are currently working on the forthcoming LP with producer Shane Stoneback (Sleigh Bells, Vampire Weekend). In addition, the band also scheduled its first-ever headlining tour, in which Cults will trek across the United States during March and April.

Dates:

February
7 – Baltimore, Md. @ Maryland Institue College of Art

March
10 – Chapel Hill, N.C. @ Local 506 *
11 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Drunken Unicorn *
12 – Birmingham, Ala. @ Bottletree *
13 – New Orleans, La. @ The Saint *
15 – Houston, Texas @ Fitzgeralds *
17-19 – SXSW @ TBD
22 – Nashville, Tenn. @ The End ^
23 – Knoxville, Tenn. @ Pilot Light ^

April
1 – Boston, Mass. @ Brighton Music Hall
2 – Montreal, Quebec @ II Motore
4 – Toronto, Ontario @ Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
6 – Cleveland, Ohio @ Grog Shop
7 – Chicago, Ill. @ Empty Bottle
8 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ 7th Street Entry
11 – Seattle, Wash. @ Crocodile Café
12 – Portland, Ore. @ Mississippi Studios
14 – San Francisco, Calif. @ The Independent

  • w/ Small Black
    ^ w/Asobi Seksu

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