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Gogol Bordello Announce New Album, Tour

First single entitled "Malandrino"

May 1, 2013  |  2:00pm
Gogol Bordello Announce New Album, Tour

It’s been close to three years since those ragtag band of international raconteurs known as Gogol Bordello released their Rick Rubin-produced studio album, Trans-Continental Hustle.

Now, Consequence of Sound reports that the band is prepping the release of their sixth studio album, Pura Vida Conspiracy, due July 23rd via ATO Records/Casa Gogol Records. The album was recorded at the Sonic Ranch Studios in El Paso, Texas with producer Andrew Scheps.

According to a press release, the new songs are “infused with ideas rooted in Eastern philosophy but also search for a means of joining fragmented parts and persons, and of creating a worldwide consciousness.”

“For me music is a way to explore human potential… And that’s my main interest in life – human potential,” frontman Eugene Hütz is quoted as saying in the article. “Everyone knows there’s something inside of us that we’re not using. How do we get it? How do we reach it? Every single person knows that there’s something and nobody knows what it is. So at one point I said to myself, ‘I’m gonna get down and get it.’”

The first single, titled “Malandrino,” was released on SoundCloud.

The band also plans to launch a new tour to promote the album. View the tour dates below.

May
10 – Coimbra, Portugal @ Coimbra Student Festival

11 – Porto, Portugal @ Porto Student Festival

30 – Robbins Crossing, Ohio @ Nelsonville Music Festival

31 – St. Louis, Mo. @ The Pageant


June
01 – Ozark, Ark. @ Wakarusa Music Festival

02 – Houston, Texas @ Free Press Summer Festival

04 – Tulsa, Okla. @ Cain’s Ballroom

05 – Memphis, Tenn. @ Minglewood Hall

07 – Indianapolis, Ind. @ Egyptian Room

08 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ Pabst Theatre

09 – Detroit Mich. @ Orion Music + More

14 – Donington Park, UK @ Download Festival

16 – Aarhus, Denmark @ NorthSide Festival

18 – Warsaw, Poland @ Stodola

19 – Wroclaw, Poland @ Eter Club

21-23 – Scheeßel, Germany @ Hurricane Festival

21-23 – Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany @ Southside Festival

26 – Borlange, Sweden @ Peace & Love

28 – Stord, Norway @ Stordfest

29 – Kristiansand, Norway @ Ravnefest

30 – Paris, France @ Solidays


July
03 – Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic @ Rock For People

05 – St Denis de Gastine, France @ Festival Au Foin De La Rue

06 – Saint Prouant, France @ Festival Les Feux de l’Eté

07 – Kontich, Belgium @ Rock Werchter

20 – Greenfield, Mass. @ Green River Festival

25 – Floyd, Va. @ FloydFest

27 – Bristow, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live

August
03 – Bonner Springs, Kans. @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre

08-10 – Squamish, British Columbia @ Squamish Valley Music Festival


September
21 – Rio de Janeiro, Brasil @ Rock in Rio

23 – Porto Alegre, Brazil @ Opinião

24 – Curitiba, Brazil @ Master Hall

25 – São Paulo, Brazil @ HSBC Brasil

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