Free MP3: Dead Can Dance, ‘Amnesia’ — off ‘Anastasis,’ 1st new album in 16 years

The reunited  Dead Can Dance — co-founders Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — today debuted the first track off Anastasis, their first album in 16 years, which arrives Aug. 9 in conjunction with the launch of a massive world tour. Below, via Pitchfork, you can download the 5-minute radio edit of “Amnesia” in exchange for an e-mail address.

The band opens it reunion tour Aug. 9 in in Vancouver, B.C., proceeding first with a 16-date North American leg that runs through a Sept. 7 show in Austin, Texas, then heading over to Europe on Sept. 19, in Istanbul, for 22 concerts, wrapping up Oct. 28 in Dublin (full dates below). Dates in South America, Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia also are promised.

UPDATE 6/26/12: Stream the full album.

 

 

Dead Can Dance tour dates:

NORTH AMERICA
Aug. 9: Orpheum, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Aug. 10: Marymoor Amphitheater, Seattle, WA, USA
Aug. 12: Greek Theater, Oakland, CA, USA
Aug. 14: Gibson Amphitheater, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Aug. 17: Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Aug. 19: Temple Hoyle Buell Theater, Denver, CO, USA
Aug. 21: Pritzker Pavillion at Millenium Park, Chicago, IL, USA
Aug. 23: Sony Center for the Performing Arts, Toronto, ON, Canada
Aug. 24: Bell Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
Aug. 26: Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Aug. 27: Filene Center, Wolftrap, Vienna, VA, USA
Aug. 29: Beacon Theater, New York, NY, USA
Aug. 30: Beacon Theater, New York, NY, USA
Sept. 4: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN, USA
Sept. 5: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
Sept. 7:  Austin City Limits, Moody Theater, Austin, TX, USA

EUROPE
Sept. 19: HCTAT, Istanbul, Turkey
Sept. 21: Earth Theatre, Thessaloniki, Greece
Sept. 23: Lycabetus Theatre, Athens, Greece
Sept. 25: MCV, Utrecht, Holland
Sept. 27: Grand Rex, Paris, France
Sept. 29: Cirque Royal, Brussels, Belgium
Oct. 1: Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Germany
Oct. 3: Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany
Oct. 5: CCH, Hamburg, Germany
Oct. 7: Philharmonie, Munich, Germany
Oct. 8: Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
Oct. 10: KCP, Prague, Czech Republic
Oct. 12: Bkz Oktyabrsky, St. Petersburg, Russia
Oct. 13: Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia
Oct. 15: Sala Kongresowa, Warsaw, Poland
Oct. 17: Papp Laszlo Arena, Budapest, Hungary
Oct. 19: Teatro Degli Arcimboldi, Milan, Italy
Oct. 20: Batiment Des Forces Motrices, Geneva, Switzerland
Oct. 22: Auditori, Barcelona, Spain
Oct. 24: Casa Da Musica, Porto, Portugal
Oct. 26: Royal Albert Hall, London, England
Oct. 28: Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

 

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