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Army Navy released their 2nd LP, touring (dates, MP3 & CMJ)

by Bill Pearis

Army Navy

Army Navy practice the kind of pristine janglepop you don’t hear so much these days, the kind practiced by Tommy Keene, The Posies and Teenage Fanclub. But it’s a welcome sound, especially when done right — like it is on the L.A. band’s second album, The Last Place, which came out this summer. You can listen one song via a streaming player and download another via a widget at the bottom of this post.

Also down there is the video for “Ode to Janice Melt” (starring Jason Ritter who you may know from such NBC series as The Event and Parenthood) which is one of the funnier videos I’ve seen in a long time. Mind you, Army Navy are no strangers to comedy — their last video starred Human Giant.

Army Navy will be on tour next month, hitting NYC in time for CMJ where they have three confirmed shows so far: October 18 at Fat Baby, October 19 at Fontanas and October 20 at Rockwood Music Hall. Not sure whether those are day or night shows at this point. All Army Navy tour dates are below.

Army Navy – Ode to Janice Melt

Army Navy – The Last Place
The Last Place by armynavy

Army Navy

Army Navy — 2011 Tour Dates
10/05 – St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
10/06 – Champaign, IL @ Courtyard Cafe
10/07 – Indianapolis, IN @ Vollrath Tavern
10/08 – Atlanta, GA @ The 5 Spot
10/09 – Nashville, TN @ The End
10/11 – Columbus, OH @ Skully’s
10/12 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe
10/13 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
10/14 – Hamden, CT @ The Space
10/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fire
10/16 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
10/18 – CMJ: WhoTune Party @ Fat Baby
10/19 – CMJ: Pirate Radio @ Fontanas
10/20 – CMJ: PledgeMusic/Audio Perve @ Rockwood Music Hall
10/22 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
10/23 – Richmond, VA @ The Camel
10/25 – Durham, NC @ The Casbah
10/27 – Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar
10/28 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean

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