What better way to celebrate the most romantic of holidays then with a personalized Valentine's card from Islands. The revered modernist pop band will be releasing their brand new album A Sleep & A Forgetting on February 14th. Now fans who preorder the record will get a limited edition (only 500 made) Valentine's Day card designed, signed and numbered by the group's singer-songwriter Nick Thorburn.
To preorder Islands new record A Sleep & A Forgetting and receive a limited edition signed Valentine's card, go to the Anti Store.
A Sleep & A Forgetting is the anticipated follow up to Islands critically heralded record Vapours. The new album offers all the shimmering sonic textures and irresistible melodies that have come to define Islands enduring appeal, but there is a deeply personal cathartic undercurrent to the songs. This time band leader Nick Thorburn has infused the songs with a personal introspection that gives the record a powerful emotional resonance.
The band will be performing a select series of live dates across North America. The shows will be held in intimate venues recreating the confessional and deeply personal tone of their enthralling new album.
Islands Live Dates:
Feb 14 Los Angeles - Bootleg Theatre
Feb 15 Phoenix - Crescent Ballroom
Feb 17 Austin - St David's Episcopal Church
Feb 18 Dallas - Sons of Herman Hall
Feb 20 Birmingham - Bottletree
Feb 21 TBA - Chapel Hill
Feb 22 Washington DC - Black Cat
Feb 23 TBA - Baltimore
Feb 24 Philadelphia - First Unitarian Chapel - 2 shows
Feb 25 TBA - NYC
Feb 26 Hamden, CT - The Space
Feb 27 Montreal - Cabaret du Mile End
Feb 28 Toronto - Music Gallery - 2 shows
Feb 29 Pontiac - Magnetic Recording
Mar 01 Chicago - Lincoln Hall
Mar 02 Minneapolis - 7th St Entry
Mar 03 Winnipeg - West End Cultural Centre
Mar 05 Edmonton - The Haven Social Club
Mar 06 Calgary - The Ironwood
Mar 08 Vancouver - Rio Theatre
Mar 10 Seattle - Vera Project
Mar 11 Portland - Mississippi Studios
Mar 13 San Francisco - Hotel Utah - 2 shows
Mar 14 TBA - San Diego