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In February School of Seven Bells release their fourth album, SVIIB, which was completed after the death of Benjamin Curtis. (It's out 2/12 via Vagrant.) You can check out new single "On My Heart" to which singer Alejandra Deheza simply said "No Words. Pure Joy." Have a listen below.

You can also check out tracklist and another song off the album, "Open Your Eyes," below...

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School of Seven Bells' Benjamin Curtis lost his battle with lymphoma back in December. Made entirely on his laptop while in Memorial Sloan-Kettering hospital, Curtis recorded a cover of Joey Ramone's "I Got Knocked Down (But I'll Get Up)" which has now been released as a single which you can stream in this post. You can also watch the video, staring singer Alejandra Dheza and directed by Tony Halbrooks and Alan Del Rio Ortiz, on YouTube. There's reportedly a final SVIIB album that Curtis worked on while in hospital that Dezha is finishing. Stay tuned.

There's a release party for the new single tonight (6/26) at Le Bain in NYC's The Standard Highline hotel featurning DJ sets by Alejandra Dheza, Waseem and Becka Diamond. The party starts at 10 PM. Flyer for the party and the SVIIB song stream below.

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photos by Amanda Hatfield

School of Seven Bells

School of Seven Bells just released the video for "White Wind" which was filmed by the For No One folks who like to put bands in empty rooms have them play live to just the cameras. Watch the video at the bottom of this post.

In front of a lot more people, SVIIB played Le Poisson Rouge on May 5 with openers Exitmusic. Pictures of Exitmusic's set are HERE. Pictures of SVIIB are in this post.

The band will head to Beijing for this weekend's China Music Valley International Music Festival on May 19 and will be in Mexico City next weekend (May 25), but will be back in the U.S. will be back in the U.S. for two shows with The Temper Trap, including a NYC show on June 5 at Terminal 5 (sold out). All upcoming tour dates are listed with more pictures from their LPR show below....

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