The Raveonettes Release New Album

THE RAVEONETTES TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM, RAVEN IN THE GRAVE

SET FOR AN APRIL 5TH RELEASE ON VICE RECORDS

NEW TRACK “FORGET THAT YOU’RE YOUNG” NOW AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD

WEST COAST DATES ADDED TO US HEADLINING TOUR

The Raveonettes Sharin Foo and Sune Rose Wagner are excited to announce the release of their new album “Raven In The Grave,” out April 5th on Vice Records. After the best part of a decade honing their instantly recognizable sound and seeing it co-opted by so many other bands aspiring for a similar level of greatness, the Danish-bred, American-based fuzz pop duo is blazing a newer, darker trail with the compelling “Raven In The Grave.”

“I think we have finally hit on something quite important and different for this album,” explains Sune. “This is the first Raveonettes album we’ve done which doesn’t feature the signature Raveonettes surf drumbeat. None of the tunes have any real sunshine to them. It’s all very un-Rave.” “It has a mood of ethereal defiance,” Sharin adds. “It’s dark but not bleak, like the single minded determination caused by crisis that is not quite hope but just as powerful. It’s the perfect winter soundtrack just in time for spring”.

It doesn’t take long to hear how the band has superseded their traditional sound. Of course, melody is still key to what the Raveonettes do, but the familiar bombastic beats and squalls of guitar-noise take a backseat during much of “Raven In The Grave.” Instead, the album is awash with ghostly synths and chillingly beautiful riffs that leave you feeling simultaneously unsettled and enchanted. It’s easily the most soulful music the duo has created to date.

Beginning March 30th in Philadelphia, The Raveonettes will embark on a six-week North American headlining tour.

Tour Dates:

March 30th            Theatre of the Living Arts            Philadelphia, PA
March 31st           Paradise Rock Club                      Boston, MA
April 1st              La Tulipe                                    Montreal, QC
April 2nd             Phoenix Concert Theatre               Toronto, ON
April 3rd             Magic Stick                                  Detroit, MI
April 5th              Southgate House                         Newport, KY
April 6th              Lincoln Hall                                Chicago, IL
April7th               Fine Line Music Café                    Minneapolis, MN
April 8th              The Firebird                               St. Louis, MO
April 9th              The Record Bar                           Kansas City, MO
April 11th            Granada Theater                          Dallas, TX
April 12th            Emo’s Alt Lounging (Outdoor)         Austin, TX
April 13th            Fitzgerald’s                                 Houston, TX
April 15th            The Masquerade                          Atlanta, GA
April 16th            Cat’s Cradle                                Carrboro, NC
April 17th            Black Cat                                   Washington, DC
April 18th            Pearl Street                                Northampton, MA
April 20th            Music Hall of Williamsburg             Brooklyn, NY
April 21st            Music Hall of Williamsburg             Brooklyn, NY
May 4th              Glasshouse                                  Pomona, CA
May 5th              The Troubadour                            Los Angeles, CA
May 6th              The Troubadour                            Los Angeles, CA
May 7th              Belly Up Tavern                            San Diego, CA
May 9th              The Detroit Bar                            Costa Mesa, CA
May 10th            Bimbo’s 365 Club                          San Francisco, CA
May 12th            Wonder Ballroom                          Portland, OR
May 13th            Neumos                                      Seattle, WA
May 14th            The Venue                                   Vancouver, BC

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