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The Walkmen on Governors Island in August (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
The Walkmen

"We took two trips to Lisbon over the course of writing this record... None of us had ever been there, and we were really blown away by the place. The topography and architecture are stunningly handsome. Even when we were there for the rainy season - it literally never stopped raining - it was a trip that outshone a lot of others. We've never had much luck at all in Europe, and the Portuguese were surprisingly accommodating. I think those two trips really helped keep us motivated while making this record. We named the record Lisbon as sort of a 'thank you' and a small tribute." -[The Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser to NPR]
The Walkmen, currently on a tour of the west coast, will return to the town that inspired the album on November 14th. That's exactly two months after the album's U.S. release date. "Lisbon" is out Tuesday, September 14th, in various packages that include 7" vinyl, 12: vinyl, CD, tees, and everything in between. It's also currently streaming at NPR.

The last NYC show took place on Governors Island in August. The next will happen at Terminal 5 on December 2nd. Tickets go on AmEx presale Wednesday (9/15), and then regular sale at noon two days later.

All Walkmen tour dates and a bunch of Big Ass Lens videos from Governors Island show, below...

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The Walkmen - Angela Surf City - Live at Governors Island

The Walkmen - Stranded - Live at Governors Island

The Walkmen - Woe is Me - Live at Governors Island

The Walkmen - All Hands and the Cook - Live at Governors Island

The Walkmen - Blue as Your Blood - Live at Governors Island

The Walkmen - In The New Year - Live at Governors Island<

The Walkmen - Juveniles - Live at Governors Island

THE WALKMEN - 2010 TOUR DATES
Sep 14 2010 The Fillmore w/ Japandroids, San Francisco, CA San Francisco, CA
Sep 15 2010 The Music Box @ The Fonda w/ Japandroids, Los Angeles, CA Hollywood, CA
Sep 17 2010 Clubhouse Music Venue w/ Japandroids, Tempe, AZ Tempe, AZ
Sep 18 2010 Belly Up Tavern w/ Japandroids, Solana Beach, CA Solana Beach, CA
Sep 19 2010 Beauty Bar Las vegas, NV
Sep 25 2010 Loon Mountain Lincoln, New Hampsh
Oct 7 2010 Royale Night Club w/ AA Bondy, Boston, MA Boston, MA
Oct 8 2010 Cabaret Juste Pour Rire w/ AA Bondy Montreal, QC, CANADA
Oct 9 2010 The Phoenix Concert Theatre w/ AA Bondy, Toronto, ONT Toronto, ON, CANADA
Oct 10 2010 Magic Stick w/ AA Bondy, Detroit, MI Detroit, MI
Oct 12 2010 The Vogue w/ AA Bondy, Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis, IN
Oct 13 2010 Metro w/ Japandroids Chicago, IL
Oct 14 2010 Barrymore Theatre w/ Japandroids, Madison, WI Madison, WI
Oct 15 2010 Cabooze w/ Japandroids Minneapolis, MN
Oct 16 2010 The Waiting Room w/ Japandroids, Omaha, NE Omaha, Nebraska
Oct 17 2010 Fox Theatre & Cafe w/ Japandroids, Boulder, CO Boulder, CO
Oct 19 2010 The Bottleneck w/ Japandroids, Lawrence, KS Lawrence, KS
Oct 20 2010 Off Broadway Nightclub w/ Japandroids, St. Louis, MO St. Louis, MO
Oct 21 2010 Zanzabar w/ Japandroids, Louisville, KY Louisville, KY
Oct 22 2010 Mr. Smalls Theatre w/ Japandroids, Pittsburgh, PA Millvale, PA
Oct 23 2010 The Trocadero w/ Japandroids, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia, PA
Oct 28 2010 02 Academy w/ Black Keys Glasgow, England, UNITED KINGDOM
Oct 30 2010 02 Academy w/ Black Kyes Newcastle, England, UNITED KINGDOM
Oct 31 2010 02 Academy w/ Black Keys Leeds, England, UNITED KINGDOM
Nov 2 2010 02 Academy Brixton w/ Black Keys London, England, UNITED KINGDOM
Nov 4 2010 Rock City w/ Black Keys Nottingham, England, UNITED KINGDOM
Nov 6 2010 02 Academy w/ Black Keys Liverpool, England, UNITED KINGDOM
Nov 7 2010 02 Academy w/ Black Keys Bournemouth, England, UNITED KINGDOM
Nov 9 2010 Le Bataclan w/ The Black Keys Paris, FRANCE
Nov 11 2010 BeCool Barcelona, SPAIN
Nov 12 2010 Ramdall Madrid, SPAIN
Nov 14 2010 Coliseu dos Recreios Lisbon, PORTUGAL
Nov 15 2010 Tripod Dublin, IRELAND
Nov 16 2010 Roisin Dubh Galway, IRELAND
Nov 18 2010 Trix Antwerp, BELGIUM
Nov 19 2010 Flesh'Or Paris, FRANCE
Nov 20 2010 Crossing Border Festival The Hague, NETHERLANDS
Nov 21 2010 Tivoli Utrecht, NETHERLANDS
Nov 22 2010 Amager Bio Copenhagen, DENMARK
Dec 2 2010 Terminal 5 New York, NY

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Comments (12)

allrighttt! :)

Posted by Anonymous | September 13, 2010 11:32 PM

why oh why T5

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2010 12:38 AM

new album is pretty amazing. they never disappoint

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2010 1:39 AM

they disappoint by booking T5

are they really big enough for a 3,000 cap room though? weren't they opening for a free dinosaur jr. summerstage show last year?

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2010 1:43 AM

shit happens.

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2010 2:53 AM

Wow..yeah last few times I saw them was in Bowery, Webster, Irving, Bell House, Knitting Factory, Central Park...I guess they made the bid time now and I am happy for them..I still don't see T5 selling out...will get a cheap one on ebay...

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2010 7:29 AM

made the big time..

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2010 8:26 AM

they were great opening for Grizzly Bear....at least what I could hear over the nonstop chatter in the crowd. Like everything else, T5 is what you make it....get there a little early, stake out a good spot, and it's fine. Should be especially so for a great band like this in what should not be a packed house.

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2010 9:06 AM

why oh why Terminal 5. Please play a smaller show soon!

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2010 12:00 PM

^^
they are one of the best live shows I've ever seen. I saw them carry the main stage at coachella a while back, after numerous bands failed miserably.

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2010 2:38 PM

Awesome band. Been making consistently good records for a decade.

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2010 5:11 PM

feel like the new album 'fell off' a bit. liked the sound of the first single, but didn't really dig the album altogether. boo

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2010 6:13 PM

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