Avey Tare Shares New Single "Taken Boy"

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Avey Tare Shares New Single "Taken Boy"

Avey Tare, aka Animal Collective’s Dave Portner, has released a new single from his recently announced album Cows On Hourglass Pond. The track is titled “Taken Boy” and follows the album’s lead single “Saturdays (Again),” which came out back in January. Avey Tare has always been one of the more accessible Animal Collective solo projects, and “Taken Boy” is no exception, finding Portner in a subdued, contemplative reverie.

Cows On Hourglass Pond will be Portner’s fifth album as Avey Tare, his last release being 2017’s Eucalyptus. The album was recorded at Laughing Gas in Asheville, N.C., between January and March 2018, and it was captured entirely on a Tascam 48 reel-to-reel tape machine. Portner mixed it with Adam McDaniel at Drop of Sun Studios in Asheville.

Cows On Hourglass Pond comes out on March 22, and it’s available for preorder now as a CD and as a deluxe LP with a bonus 10” of two extra songs, titled “Tipped in Hugs” and “Dogs Say Goodbye.” Avey Tare has also announced a tour behind the new album, the dates of which can be found below.

Avey Tare Tour Dates:

March
21 – Knoxville, Texas @ Big Ears Festival
28 – Asheville, N.C. @ The Mothlight
29 – Baltimore, Md. @ Ottobar
30 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ PhilaMOCA (SOLD OUT)

April
01 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Market Hotel
02 – Burlington, Vt. @ ArtsRiot
04 – Toronto, Ont. @ Horseshoe Tavern
05 – Detroit, Mich. @ Deluxx Fluxx
06 – Chicago, Ill. @ Co Prosperity Sphere (SOLD OUT)
07 – St. Paul, Minn. @ Amsterdam Bar & Grill
11 – Seattle, Wash. @ Neumos
12 – Portland, Ore. @ Holocene
13 – Arcata, Calif. @ The Miniplex in Richard’s Goat Tavern & Tearoom
15 – San Francisco, Calif. @ The Chapel
16 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Echo
17 – Tucson, Ariz. @ 191 Toole
19 – Dallas, Texas @ Club Dada
20 – Austin, Texas @ Antone’s Nightclub
22 – New Orleans, La. @ Gasa Gasa
23 – Tallahassee, Fla. @ The Wilbury
24 – Orlando, Fla. @ Will’s Pub
25 – Tampa, Fla. @ The Crowbar

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