California indie-pop outfit Best Coast announced today the release of their sophomore album, The Only Place. The album will be released on Mexican Summer on May 15. As previously reported, Jon Brion produced the highly anticipated followup. Many of the songs from The Only Place have been previously released, as the band posted “How They Wanted Me to Be” on their blog in 2011, “Up All Night” appeared on a limited edition 7” in 2010 and “Dreaming My Life Away” was a bonus track to a 2009 single.
will also launch a huge summer tour of the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom in support of The Only Place. Check out the new album’s tracklisting and the band’s tour schedule below.
1. The Only Place?
2. Why I Cry?
3. Last Year?
4. My Life?
5. No One Like You?
6. How They Want Me to Be?
7. Better Girl?
8. Do You Love Me Like You Used To?
9. Dreaming My Life Away?
10. Let’s Go Home?
11. Up All Night
12- San Antonio, Texas @ The Big Spill at the Korova?
15- Austin, Texas @ Parking Lot at 9th and Trinity – Google Music SXSW Showcase?
15- Austin, Texas @ Urban Outfitters Back Lot Performances?
16- Austin, Texas @ Stubbs – Spin SXSW Showcase?
17- Austin, Texas @ The Hype Hotel – Hype Machine SXSW Showcase?
18- Los Angeles, Calif. @ Wiltern %?
19- Oakland, Calif. @ Fox %?
21- Portland, Ore. @ Aladdin %?
22- Seattle, Wash. @ Neptune %?
23- Vancouver, British Columbia @ Commodore %?
25- Aspen, Colo. @ Belly Up %?
26- Boulder, Colo. @ Fox Theater %?
27- Lawrence, Kan. @ Granada %?
29- Omaha, Neb. @ Slowdown %?
30- St. Louis, Mo. @ Firebird %
1- Dallas, Texas @ Granada Theater %
2- Houston, Teas @ Free Press Fest %
3- Austin, Texas @ Chaos in Tejas %
16- Glasgow, Scotland @ Garage?
17- Manchester, England @ HMV Ritz?
18- Birmingham, England @ Academy?
20- London, England @ SBE?
21- Brighton, England @ Coalition?
22- Isle of Wight, England @ Isle of Wight Festival?
24- Atlantic City, N.J. @ Metallica’s Orion Festival ^?
9- Orlando, Fla. @ The Social ^?
10- Miami, Fla. @ Grand Central ^?
12- Atlanta, Ga. @ Variety Playhouse ^?
13- Chapel Hill, N.C. @ Cat’s Cradle ^?
14- Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club ^?
16- Philadelphia, Pa. @ Union Transfer ^?
17- New York, N.Y. @ Terminal 5 ^?
18- Boston, Mass. @ Royale ^?
20- Montreal, Quebec @ Le National ^?
21- Toronto, Ontario @ Phoenix ^?
23- Columbus, Oho @ Newport Theater ^?
24- Cleveland, Ohio @ Beachland Ballroom ^?
25- Madison, Wis. @ Majestic ^?
27- Chicago, Ill. @ Vic ^
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