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LCD Soundsystem replace Frank Ocean at Sasquatch +++ new songs & SNL teasers are out

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So LCD Soundsystem‘s two new songs — the rock-ish “Call the Police” and their ennui prom theme “American Dream” — are officially out in every part of Planet Earth (at least the parts with internet). They’re both pretty good and, if you haven’t listened yet, you can do so below. What do you think?

The band will be playing at least one of those, probably, on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live. After releasing that fun montage promo set to LCD’s “Dance Yrself Clean,” SNL has shared a few more traditional promos with host Chris Pine cracking a few jokes with James Murphy and Keenan Thompson. Best bit: when Chris Pine refers to Murphy as “Mr. Soundsystem.” Watch those below.

In other news, LCD Soundsystem were just added to the 2017 Sasquatch lineup. They replace Frank Ocean as opening night (5/26) headliner. (Frank dropped off “due to production delays beyond his control.”) They’re promising non-festival dates, still TBA, but check out the new Sasquatch poster and a list of updated LCD dates, below.

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LCD  Soundsystem – 2017 Tour Dates
May 12 2017 – May 14 2017Atlanta, GA, United States – Shaky Knees Festival
May 26 2017 – Gorge, WA
Jul 12 2017Ottawa, ON, Canada – RBC Bluesfest
Jul 14 2017 – Jul 16 2017Louisville, KY, United States – Forecastle Festival
Jul 14 2017Chicago, IL, United States – Pitchfork Music Festival
Jul 23 2017Yelgun, New South Wales, Australia – Splendour In The Grass
Jul 28 2017 – Jul 30 2017Niigata Prefecture, JapanFuji Rock Festival

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