Giant Giant Sand (formerly Giant Sand) released their most recent album, Tucson, back in June via Fire Records. The album was named after project leader Howe Gelb's hometown of 40+ years, and you can download the LP tracks "Forever and A Day" and "Detained" at the top of this post. Take a listen to the self-proclaimed country rock opera in its entirety below.
Gelb and co. are currently on tour in the US, and are enroute to Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX. They'll also continue to tour after the festival, and will reach Chicago for a performance at Mayne Stage on November 8. Advance tickets are on sale now.
All known Giant Giant Sand tour dates and a stream of Tucson are below...
Giant Giant Sand -- 2012 Tour Dates
10-11 Echoplex - Los Angeles, CA
10-13 The Bisbee Royale - Bisbee, AZ
10-30 Rhythm Room - Phoenix, AZ
11-04 Fun Fun Fun Fest - Austin, TX
11-06 Blueberry Hill - St Louis, MO
11-07 Gabe's Oasis - Iowa City, IA
11-08 Mayne Stage - Chicago, IL