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Okkervil River reissuing ‘Black Sheep Boy’ & playing it in full on tour (dates, new song stream)

photo: Okkervil River at Grand Central in 2013 (more by Fred Pessaro)
Okkervil River

Okkervil River‘s most classic album Black Sheep Boy turns 10 this year, and in celebration of that they’re releasing a three-LP set of the album, the Black Sheep Boy Appendix, and a previously-unreleased covers album There Swims A Swan. It was made during the Black Sheep Boy era and includes a over of Tom House’s “I’m in Love with Susan Smith,” which you can stream below.

The band will also play the album and the appendix in full on tour this fall in support of the reissue. The tour hits NYC on November 21 at Bowery Ballroom. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (9/11) at noon with an AmEx presale starting today (9/9) at noon.

All dates are listed below…

Okkervil River’s Black Sheep Boy (10th Anniversary Edition) Tracklisting:
Volume I: Black Sheep Boy
1. Black Sheep Boy
2. For Real
3. In A Radio Song
4. Black
5. Get Big
6. A King And A Queen
7. A Stone
8. The Latest Toughs
9. Song Of Our So-Called Friend
10. So Come Back, I Am Waiting
11. A Glow

Volume II: Black Sheep Boy Appendix
1. Missing Children
2. No Key, No Plan
3. A Garden
4. Black Sheep Boy #4
5. The Next Four Months
6. Another Radio Song
7. A Forest
8. Last Love Song For Now

Volume III: There Swims A Swan
1. Goodnight Irene
2. I’m In Love With Susan Smith
3. See See Rider
4. Knoxville Girl
5. Satan is Real
6. Good Liquor Gonna Carry Me Down
7. Willow Tree
8. Moonshiner
9. Oh, The Wind And Rain
10. What are They Doing in Heaven Today
11. Trouble in Mind

Okkervil River — 2015 Tour Dates
Fri. Nov. 20 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat ^
Sat. Nov. 21 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom ^
Tues. Nov. 24 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair ^
Mon. Dec. 14 – Seattle, WA @ Columbia City Theater &
Tues. Dec. 15 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge &
Fri. Dec. 18 – San Francisco, CA @ Swedish American Hall &
Sat. Dec. 19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever &

^ = An Evening With Okkervil River
& = Okkervil River (solo)

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