Posted in music | tour dates on June 27, 2013

by Bill Pearis


Brooklyn's Au Revoir Simone, who are celebrating their 10-year anniversary this year, are back with their new album, Move in Spectrums, which will be out via Moshi Moshi/Instant on September 24. Cover art is below. The record was produced by Violens' Jorge Elbrecht, who also produced ARS member Erika Spring's 2012 solo single (and albums by No Joy, Ice Choir and others). ARS' brand of synthpop has always been pretty minimal but they seem to be heading into decidedly more dancey territory here, which is a good thing I think. At least on the album's first single is "Somebody Who," which you can stream below.

The ladies haven't announced any tour dates in their hometown or anywhere else in North America, but they will be playing shows in Europe around the release of the album. Those dates are listed below.


Au Revoir Simone - Somebody Who


Au Revoir Simone - 2013 Tour Dates
Sep 13 Tavastia Helsinki, Finland
Sep 14 Leffinge Festival Leffinge, Belgium
Sep 17 London XOYO London, United Kingdom
Sep 18 Nouveau Casino Paris, France
Sep 19 Kaserne Basel, Switzerland
Sep 20 Heart of Glass Festival Ruoms, France
Sep 24 Sudpol Luzern, Switzerland
Sep 25 Stall 6 Zurich, Switzerland
Sep 26 Sala Vertigio Rimini, Italy
Sep 27 Circolo deli Artisti Roma, Italy
Sep 30 Kantine Berlin, Germany
Oct 01 Meet Factory Prague, Czech Republic
Oct 02 KC Dunaj Bratislava, Slovakia
Oct 03 Waves Festival Vienna, Austria
Oct 04 Circulo Bellas Artes Madrid, Spain
Oct 05 Aula Magna Lisboa, Portugal



Comments (15)


Posted by Anonymous | June 27, 2013 2:12 PM

Would.. never listen to this crap again.

Posted by Anonymous | June 27, 2013 2:26 PM

would, would, would

Posted by Anonymous | June 27, 2013 2:49 PM


Posted by Anonymous | June 27, 2013 3:12 PM

Would cubed.

Posted by Anonymous | June 27, 2013 3:18 PM

But I doubt they "would" with you, so keep dreaming.

Posted by Anonymous | June 27, 2013 3:36 PM

Dang they are old

Posted by Anonymous | June 27, 2013 7:06 PM

It's disappointing and sad that the above commenters ignore all the content of this post to simply reduce these talented (and incidentally beautiful) musicians to "would I or wouldn't I". But to do it anonymously is disgusting, cowardly, and shows their true character as sad internet trolls pretending to have any "choice" when it comes to romance, or in their case, lack thereof.

Posted by adam w. | June 28, 2013 1:25 AM

1:25 -- this means you would or wouldn't?

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 1:55 AM

Shuddup 1:25 you homely slag

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 2:21 AM

That's not true, 1:25. My comment above at 2:26 is referring to the music. I listened to it once, decided it was crap.

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 8:49 AM

yes, yes and yes!!

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 9:10 AM

1:25 is taking the long way around to would

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 9:52 AM

"Fade Into You" sounds a lot like a remix of "Knockin' On Heaven's Door", though.

Posted by Anya | May 28, 2014 5:11 AM

This song makes me love life more. It has the DNA of those hopeful 'coming of age' synth songs of the early 80's combined with early hip hop beats. Totally loving what this song does to me. Especially the break down at 2:18, it does indeed take me over.

Posted by Wendell | October 6, 2014 6:51 AM

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