Les Savy Fav Announce First Album Since 2010, Share Video for New Song: Watch

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Les Savy Fav have announced their first album in 14 years. Oui, LSF arrives May 10 (via Frenchkiss/The Orchard). The Brooklyn group has shared the new song “Guzzle Blood” alongside an animated music video by Christy Karacas. Singer Tim Harrington described the song as dropping “you into the bottom of a dark well. In a lot of ways, the rest of the record is about the things we do to climb back out.” Check it out below.

Oui, LSF, the follow-up to 2010’s Root for Ruin and the band’s sixth full-length LP overall, spans 14 songs, including the comeback single “Legendary Tippers” from earlier this month.

Though members Harrington, Seth Jabour, Syd Butler, Harrison Haynes, and Andrew Reuland have been making music together since 1995, they didn’t want to rely on well-established strokes for Oui, Lsf. “When we finished our last record, there was a sense that if we were going to do more, we wanted to do something more ambitious,” Harrington said. “I think it took us a while to even get in a space where that was possible.”

Les Savy Fav have also announced a short tour for this summer. Across nine performances, the band will perform in U.S. cities Brooklyn, Washington, Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle, and Portland as well as the previously revealed European shows. Find their complete list of tour dates after the jump.

Read about Les Savy Fav’s Rome (Written Upside Down) at No. 164 in “The 200 Best Albums of the 2000s.”

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Oui, LSF:

01 Guzzle Blood
02 Limo Scene
03 Void Moon
04 Mischief Night
05 What We Don’t Don’t Want
06 Legendary Tippers
07 Dawn Patrol
08 Somebody Needs a Hug
09 Racing Bees
10 Don’t Mind Me
11 Oi! Division
12 Barbs
13 Nihilists
14 World Got Great

Les Savy Fav:

05-16 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
05-24 Dublin, Ireland – Whelans
05-25 Leeds, England – Brudenell Social Club
05-28 Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Sound Barcelona
06-28 Washington, D.C. – Black Cat
06-29 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
06-30 Somerville, MA – Arts at the Armory
07-12 Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
07-13 Seattle, WA – Day in Day Out



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