Ian McCulloch

Echo & The Bunnymen will embark on a 14-date North American tour this August in support of their forthcoming album Meteoritesand this week debuted not just one but two new tracks off the record, including the official U.S. single “Holy Moses.”

The Bunnymen will follow their previously announced U.K. tour, set for May, with a North American trek in August, hitting a dozen U.S. cities — including a two-night stand in New York City — plus stops in the Canadian cities of Toronto and Vancouver, B.C. The trek opens Aug. 1 in Los Angeles and wraps Aug. 17 in Philadelphia. See full dates below via USA Today.

The newspaper also premiered “Holy Moses,” the first U.S. single off Meteorites. Its counterpart, the first  U.K. single, “Lovers on the Run,” was debuted earlier, as was the 7-minute album track “Market Town.” Meteorites  is due out May 26 in the U.K. and June 3 in the U.S.

Check out “Holy Moses”:

 

Echo & The Bunnymen tour dates:

UNITED KINGDOM
May 2: Assembly Rooms, Leamington Spa, UK
May 6: Alhambra, Paris, France
May 7: Trix, Antwerp, Belgium
May 8: Tivoli, Utrecht, Netherlands
May 10: Academy, Oxford, UK
May 11: Wulfurn Hall, Wolverhampton, UK
May 13: Tyne Theatre, Newcastle, UK
May 14: Ritz, Manchester, UK
May 16: Queens Hall, Edinburgh, UK
May 17: Sheperds Bush Empire, London, UK
May 18: Academy, Bristol, UK
May 20: Philharmonic, Liverpool, UK

NORTH AMERICA
Aug. 1: Orpheum Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Aug. 2: Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
Aug. 4: Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR
Aug. 5: Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, B.C.
Aug. 6: Showbox at the Market, Seattle, WA
Aug. 9: First Ave, Minneapolis, MN
Aug. 10: Metro, Chicago, IL
Aug. 11: St. Andrews Hall, Detroit, MI
Aug. 12: Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ON
Aug. 14: Paradise Rock Cliub, Boston, MA
Aug. 16: Irving Plaza, New York, NY
Aug. 17: Irving Plaza, New York, NY
Aug. 18: The Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD
Aug. 19: Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA

 

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