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WHY? Announce New Album, Mumps, etc.

July 31, 2012  |  4:00pm
WHY? Announce New Album, <i>Mumps, etc.</i>

WHY? have announced the release of a new full-length album that will be titled Mumps, etc.. The LP will come out Oct. 9 on WHY? frontman Yoni Wolf’s own Anticon Records.

Mumps, etc. will be WHY?’s first full-length release since 2009’s Eskimo Snow, and the band clearly didn’t have any trouble producing new material when they reconvened in the studio. On Aug. 14 they will also be releasing an EP, Sod in the Seed, that features six songs from the same recording session that produced Mumps, etc.

Yoni Wolf and company will also be leaving the friendly confines of Cincinnati to embark on a massive international tour starting on Aug. 24 in Columbia, Mo. Take a look at their full touring schedule, as well as the tracklist for Mumps, etc., below.

Mumps, etc. Tracklist
1. Jonathan’s Hope
2. Strawberries
3. Waterlines
4. Thirteen on High
5. White English
6. Danny
7. Sod in the Seed
8. Distance
9. Thirst
10. Kevin’s Cancer
11. Bitter Thoughts
12. Paper Hearts
13. As a Card

WHY? Tour Dates
August
24 - Columbia, Mo. @ The Blue Note
25 - Norman, Okla. @ Opolis
26 - Santa Fe, N.M. @ SOL @ Santa Fe Brewing
27 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ Crescent Ballroom
28 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Echoplex
30 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Great American Music Hall
31 - Arcata, Calif. @ Arcata Playhouse

September
1 - Portland, Ore. @ Wonder Ballroom
2 - Seattle, Wash. @ Bumbershoot Festival
3 - Boise, Ida. @ Reef
4 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ In the Venue
5 - Englewood, Colo. @ The Gothic
6 - Omaha, Neb. @ The Waiting Room
7 - Lawrence, Kan. @ The Granada
8 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ Cedar Cultural Center
9 - Chicago, Ill. @ Lincoln Hall
10 - Cleveland, Ohio @ Beachland Ballroom
11 - Ithaca, N.Y. @ The Haunt
12 - Cambridge, Mass. @ Middle East
13 - Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
14 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ Union Transfer
15 - Durham, N.C. @ Motorco Music Hall
16 - Asheville, N.C. @ Grey Eagle
17 - Atlanta, Ga. @ The Earl
18 - Nashville, Tenn. @ Mercy Lounge

October
5 - Düsseldorf, Germany @ New Fall Festival
6 - Evreux, France @ L’Abordage
7 - Paris, France @ Maroquinerie
8 - Brighton, England @ Old Market
9 - London, England @ Electric Ballroom
10 - Manchester, England @ Central Methodist Church
11 - Bristol, England @ Fleece
12 - Glasgow, Scotland @ SWG3
13 - Oxford, England @ The Bullingdon
15 - Berlin, Germany @ Volksbühne
18 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ Lois & Richard Lowenthal Center for Contemporary Art Black Box Theatre
20 - Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Altar
24 - Richmond, Va. @ Canal Club
25 - Athens, Ga. @ 40 Watt
26 - Jacksonville, Fla. @ Jack Rabbits
27 - Orlando, Fla. @ The Social
28 - Tampa, Fla. @ Crowbar
29 - Tallahassee, Fla. @ Club Downunder
30 - Mobile, Ala. @ Alabama Music Box
31 - Baton Rouge, La. @ Spanish Moon

November
1 - Houston, Texas @ Walter’s
2 - Dallas, Texas @ Sons of Hermann Hall
3 - Austin, Texas @ Fun Fun Fun Fest
5 - St. Louis, Mo. @ Luminary Arts

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