Posted in music | tour dates on April 12, 2012

by Andrew Sacher

DOWNLOAD: Moonface - "Teary Eyes and Bloody Lips (MP3)

Heartbreaking Bravery

Last year, Wolf Parade/Sunset Rubdown vocalist Spencer Krug released his debut full length under his relatively new Moonface moniker, Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I'd Hoped. That album featured little more than Spencer's voice, organ, and a drum machine, a fairly drastic but welcome change from the guitar/piano songwriting he's become known for in his other projects. Now, he's set to release the followup to Organ Music, which he recorded with Finnish krautrockers Siinai. The album's titled Heartbreaking Bravery and its due out on April 17 via Jagjaguwar. The backing of a full band makes the album more similar to Spencer's other bands than his previous work as Moonface, but the songs do retain some of the looping qualities of Organ Music. Stream the full album below (via AV Club) along with the video for album single "Teary Eyes and Bloody Lips" (which you can also grab the MP3 of above).

Moonface will tour internationally in support of the album in the next few months, hitting NYC on June 20 at Bowery Ballroom. Tickets for the NYC show are on AmEx presale now and go on sale to the general public on Friday (4/13) at noon.

All dates, album stream, and video below...

Moonface with Siinai - "Teary Eyes and Bloody Lips"

Moonface -- 2012 Tour Dates
05/11 Helsinki, Finland Korjaamo
05/14 Stockholm, Sweden Lilla Hotelbaren
05/15 Oslo, Norway Mono
05/16 Bergen, Norway Kjott
05/18 Stavanger, Norway Grottene
05/19 Aarhus, Denmark Pop Revo Festival
05/20 Gothenburg, Sweden Pustervik
05/21 Malmo, Sweden Debaser
05/22 Hamburg, Germany Hafenklang
05/23 Berlin, Germany Kater Holzig
05/24 Krakow, Poland Green Zoo Festival
05/25 Leipzig, Germany NaTo
05/26 Utrecht, Netherlands Le Guess Who? Festival
05/27 Kortrijk, Belgium Sinxen Festival
05/29 London, England Cargo
06/01 Dudingen, Switzerland Kilbi Festival
06/15 Pontiac, MI Pike Room
06/16 Chicago, IL Lincoln Hall
06/17 Iowa City, IA The Mill
06/19 Minneapolis, MN 7th St. Entry
06/20 Lawrence, KS Jackpot
06/21 Dallas, TX Club Dada
06/22 Austin, TX Red 7
06/24 St. Louis, MO Luminary Center for the Arts
06/26 Nashville, TN 12th & Porter
06/27 Atlanta, GA Earl
06/28 Chapel Hill, NC Local 506
06/29 Baltimore, MD Sonar
06/30 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
07/01 Cambridge, MA TT the Bears



Comments (4)

your band would be better if it was called moonrocks

Posted by the rock | April 12, 2012 11:13 AM


Posted by Engadget | April 14, 2012 6:11 AM

This album is audibly representative of the collection of Spencer Krug's work and his various projects. "Heartbreaking Bravery" is the musical womb of Krug that was gently conceived through the collaborative influences of his previous lustful, poetic endeavors. "Heartbreaking Bravery" bleeds distinctly from "Shut Up I Am Dreaming" into "Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I'd Hoped," but nonetheless the audible familiarity of his work is comforted alongside the organic, poetry that comes through visually in all his lyrical pursuits.

Posted by Marquise Brack | April 17, 2012 12:35 PM

moonface rules

Posted by jordon | August 3, 2013 2:54 PM

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