Local Natives Announce New Album, Share Videos for Two New Singles

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Local Natives Announce New Album, Share Videos for Two New Singles

The L.A. band Local Natives have announced their fourth studio album, Violet Street, which comes out April 26 on Loma Vista Recordings. They’ve also released a pair of new singles and videos to go along with the announcement, titled “When Am I Gonna Lose You” and “Café Amarillo.”

Both music videos were directed by Van Alpert, who also directed the video for Post Malone’s “White Iverson,” and the “When Am I Gonna Lose You” video stars actress Kate Mara. The “Café Amarillo” video arrived earlier this week and follows the band as they leave Los Angeles on a road trip into the desert.

Violet Street follows the band’s third LP, Sunlit Youth, which saw them turn towards a more soaring, synth-heavy pop sound. The new album was produced by Shawn Everett, who recently took home Album of the Year at the 2019 Grammy Awards for mixing Kacey MusgravesGolden Hour. Everett has also won Grammys for his work with Alabama Shakes and The War on Drugs.

To celebrate the new album, the notoriously hard-working band are heading out on the road for their extensive Spiral Choir Tour beginning in mid-May. The tour will take them all across the U.S. and Canada, with stops along the way at notable venues like Brooklyn Steel in New York, Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club, the Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif., and the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.

Check out the videos for “When Am I Gonna Lose You” and “Café Amarillo” below, plus a 2009 Local Natives performance from the Paste archives, and see the band’s full list of tour stops for 2019 so far further down.

Local Natives Tour Dates:

May
15 – Vancouver, B.C. @ Commodore Ballroom
16 – Seattle, Wash. @ Neptune Theater
17 – Seattle, Wash. @ Neptune Theater
18 – Portland, Ore. @ Roseland Theater
21 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ First Avenue
23 – Chicago, Ill. @ Thalia Hall
24 – Chicago, Ill. @ Thalia Hall
25 – Detroit, Mich. @ Majestic Theater
27 – Toronto, Ont. @ Phoenix Concert Theater
28 – Montreal, Que. @ The Rialto Theater
30 – Boston, Mass. @ Paradise Rock Club
31 – Boston, Mass. @ Paradise Rock Club

June
01 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Stage AE
03 – Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club
04 – Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club
06 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Brooklyn Steel
07 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Brooklyn Steel
08 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Union Transfer
10 – Raleigh, N.C. @ The Ritz
11 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Buckhead Theater
13 – San Antonio, Texas @ The Aztec Theater
14 – Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues
15 – Austin, Texas @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
17 – Denver, Colo. @ Ogden Theater
19 – San Diego, Calif. @ North Park Theatre
20 – Santa Ana, Calif. @ The Observatory
21 – Oakland, Calif. @ Fox Theatre
22 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Hollywood Palladium
28 – Athens, Greece @ Summer Nostos Festival

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