August 22, 2007


The new Beirut album, The Flying Club Cup (Ba Da Bing!) will be released on October 9 stateside and the 8th in the UK on 4AD. Here's a look at the tracklist and the upcoming tourdates. Also, seeing as this is an mp3 blog, here's a couple of mp3s:

a sunday smile (live at SXSW) [mp3]
a sunday smile (live at la blogotheque w/ kocani orkestar)

And this is Final Fantasy (Owen Pallett) covering "Cliquot" which will appear on Beirut's new album: cliquot [mp3]

The Flying Club Cup Track List:
A Call to Arms
A Sunday Smile
Guyamas Sonora
La Banlieu
The Penalty
Forks and Knives (La FĂȘte)
In the Mausoleum
Un Dernier Verre (Pour la Route)
St. Apollonia
The Flying Club Cup

09-20 Brooklyn, NY - Masonic Temple
09-23 Princeton, NJ - Terrace Club #
09-24 New York, NY - Society for Ethical Culture (Wordless Music Series) #
09-26 New York, NY - Delacorte Theater !
09-30 Montreal, Quebec - La Sala Rossa #
10-02 Toronto, Ontario - Danforth Music Hall #
10-04 Chicago, IL - Portage Theater #
10-08 San Francisco, CA - Herbst Theater #
10-09 San Francisco, CA - Herbst Theater #
10-10 Los Angeles, CA - Avalon #
11-06 Manchester, England - Club Academy
11-07 Glasgow, Scotland - The Arches
11-08 Leeds, England - Irish Centre
11-09 Cardiff, Wales - The Point (Swn Festival)
11-10 London, England - The Roundhouse
11-12 Paris, France - Olympia (Inrocks Festival)
11-13 Strasbourg, France - La Laiterie (Inrocks Festiival)
11-14 Brussels, Belgium - Botanique
11-15 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
11-16 Lille, France - Grand Mix
11-18 Copenhagen, Denmark - Vega
11-19 Hamburg, Germany - Fabrik
11-20 Cologne, Germany - Kulturkirche
11-21 Munich, Germany - Elserhalle
11-22 Schorndorf, Germany - Manufaktur
11-24 Lyon, France - Ninkashi
11-25 Zurich, Switzerland - Mascotte

# with Colleen
! with Balkan Beat Box

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