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Moby – new album, free track theories & 2009 tour dates

Moby @ Issue Project Room benefit 4/24 (more by Toby Tenenbaum)

How’s it going?
The album just came out and it would be #1 euro charts if not for michael jackson re-releases.
So that’s good.
But here’s something funny: the best selling itunes track is ‘shot in the back of the head’.
Why is that funny?
Because its the track we’ve been giving away for free for the last 2 months and that we’re still givng away for free.
How are you?
Moby [via Bob Lefsetz]

The free track impressed some people, but not Billboard (or more specifically Glenn Coolfer Peoples) who doesn’t think people should jump to conclusions about what caused that track to sell well, or even if maybe it sold less than it would have had it not been free (to people that knew about it).

Moby is currently on tour in Europe. This fall, he’ll be touring North America behind the new album, Wait for Me (which is out now). That includes a Monday, September 21st show at Irving Plaza. Tickets go on Live Nation and Radio presale July 16th at 10am. General sale starts July 17th at 10am. Two videos from his new record, with all tour dates (with more TBA), below…

Moby – Pale Horses

Moby – Shot in the Back of the Head

Moby – 2009 Tour Dates
Jul 14 Amsterdam De Rabozaal Amsterdam
Jul 17 Nuke Festival Wiesen
Jul 18 Positivus Salacgri-va
Jul 19 Les Vieilles Charrues Carhaix-Plouguer
Jul 22 Palau de la Música Barcelona
Jul 23 Paléo Festival Nyon
Jul 25 Lucca Festival Lucca
Jul 27 Sporting Club of Monaco Monaco
Jul 28 Carl Cox at Space [DJ Set] Ibiza, Balears
Jul 29 Den Atelier Luxembourg
Jul 31 Sázavafest Kácov
Aug 02 Store Vega Copenhagen
Sep 17 Ram’s Head Live Baltimore, Maryland
Sep 18 9:30 Club Washington, Washington DC
Sep 20 Theatre Of The Living Arts Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania
Sep 21 Irving Plaza New York, New York
Sep 24 House of Blues – Boston Boston, Massachusetts
Sep 25 Theatre Du Capitole Montreal, Quebec
Sep 26 The Metropolis Montreal, Quebec
Sep 28 Kool Haus Toronto, Ontario
Sep 29 St Andrews Hall Detroit, Michigan
Sep 30 Vic Theatre Chicago, Illinois
Oct 01 The Myth St Paul, Minnesota
Oct 03 Warehouse Live Houton, Texas
Oct 04 Palladium Ballroom Dallas, Texas
Oct 06 Vive Cuervo Salon Mexico City, México
Oct 07 Vive Cuervo Salon Mexico City, México
Oct 08 Teatro Diana Guadalajara, México
Oct 10 Escenica Monterrey, México
Oct 12 House Of Blues – San Diego San Diego, California
Oct 14 Wiltern Theatre Los Angeles, California
Oct 15 Warfield Theatre San Francisco, California
Oct 18 Showbox SoDo Seattle, Washington
Oct 19 Crystal Ballroom Portland, Oregon
Oct 20 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, British Columbia
Oct 22 MacEwan Centre Calgary, Alberta
Oct 23 Edmonton Event Centre Edmonton, Alberta

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