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Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

The Swell Season Bring 'Strict Joy' To Audiences With Fall Tour

THE SWELL SEASON BRING THE BITTERSWEET AND BEAUTIFUL 'STRICT JOY' (OCT. 27, ANTI-) TO AUDIENCES WITH EXTENSIVE FALL TOUR

The Swell Season will bring their bittersweet and beautiful new album 'Strict Joy' (Oct. 27, Anti-) to a live setting this fall with over two dozen US dates. The tour marks their most extensive run since their sold-out world tour following the success of their Oscar-winning soundtrack 'Once.' The duo's live shows have been described as "cathartic" (Chicago Tribune), "mesmerizing" (Cleveland Plain Dealer) and "magnetic" (Arizona Republic).

In their fall music preview, the Wall Street Journal said 'Strict Joy' "builds on the couple's earthy musical chemistry by adding layers, such as the reserved horns on "Low Rising," a slow burning soul number." You can listen to the track on IFC.com at the link below.

http://bit.ly/IFCSwellSeason

The Swell Season Tour
11/01 MILWAUKEE, WI The Pabst
11/02 INDIANAPOLIS, IN Clownes Theatre
11/03 TORONTO, ON Massey Hall
11/04 MONTREAL, QC Olympia
11/06 BOSTON, MA Berklee Performing Arts Centre
11/07 PROVIDENCE, RI Lupo's
11/08 PHILADELPHIA, PA Merriam
11/09 WASHINGTON, DC 9:30 Club
11/12 NEW ORLEANS, LA House of Blues
11/13 HOUSTON, TX Warehouse Live
11/14 DALLAS, TX Palladium
11/15 AUSTIN, TX The Paramount
11/17 MESA, AZ Mesa Arts
11/18 LOS ANGELES, CA The Wiltern
11/20 SAN FRANCISCO, CA The Paramount
11/22 SEATTLE,WA The Paramount
11/24 PORTLAND, OR Crystal Ballroom
11/25 VANCOUVER, BC Centre For the Performing Arts
11/27 BOISE, ID Egyptian
11/28 SALT LAKE CITY, UT Jeanne Wagner Theatre
11/29 DENVER, CO The Ogden
11/30 KANSAS CITY, MO Uptown
12/03 CHICAGO, IL Auditorium Theater
12/04 ST. LOUIS, MO The Pageant
12/05 MINNEAPOLIS, MN The State Theatre

http://www.theswellseason.com/

http://www.shorefire.com/clients/swellseason

For more information please contact Matt Hanks (mhanks@shorefire.com) or Carrie Tolles (ctolles@shorefire.com) at Shore Fire Media -718.522.7171.

The Swell Season's artist page

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