The celebrated Tucson, Arizona band Calexico will commemorate this year's Record Store Day with the release of a brand new live album entitled Spiritoso. The disc features the band performing songs from their celebrated career including tracks from their latest record Algiers which Mojo pronounced “the album of their lives” and Pitchfork called "impeccably conceived and imaginatively crafted."
Spiritoso presents Calexico performing live in full symphonic glory, recorded in Germany backed by the esteemed Radio Symphonie Orchestre Wien. This exclusive Record Store Day edition of the album includes a full CD and arrives in a numbered limited edition first pressing of 3000.
Watch a video of Calexico recording a live version of “Para” with full Orchestra here: http://recordstoreday.com/NewsItem/3482
Record Store Day, which occurs this year on April 20th, is an international day celebrating the unique culture surrounding independently owned record stores in the USA and abroad. Every year the stores come together with an array of artists to celebrate with special vinyl and CD releases and in-store performances.
Spiritoso Track listing:
3. The News About William
4. Black Heart
5. Minas de Cobre
7. Two Silver Trees
10. Crystal Frottier
11. The Vanishing Mind
12. Fortune Teller
Calexico will appear at the popular Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester Tennessee as well as other festival dates including the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Wakarusa Festival and the Nelsonville Music Festival. The band will also headline non festival dates throughout North America.
Sun 4/28 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Jazz and Heritage
Thu 5/30 Ozark, AR Wakarusa Festival
Fri 5/3 Iowa City, IA The Englert Theatre
Sat 6/1 Nelsonville, OH Nelsonville Music Festival
Mon 6/3 Chicago, IL City Winery
Tue 6/4 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
Thu 6/6 Tarrytown, NY The Tarrytown Music Hall
Fri 6/7 Portland, ME Port City Music Hall
Sat 6/8 Pawtucket, RI The Met Café
Sun 6/9 Buffalo, NY Asbury Hall @ Babeville
Tue 6/11 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre
Thu 6/13 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue
Fri 6/14 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music Festival