Robert Plant has released his cover of Ersel Hickey’s "Bluebirds Over The Mountain," for which he duets with The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde. It's the third single off his upcoming album Carry Fire (due 10/13 via Nonesuch/Warner Bros), following "The May Queen" and "Bones of Saints." Listen and watch a visual for the song below.

Plant also announced the first round of North American dates for his 2018 world tour. The dates include a NYC show on February 14 at Beacon Theatre. Tickets for the whole tour go on sale Friday (9/29) with a Ticketmaster Verified Fan presale starting Wednesday (9/27) at noon Eastern. All currently-announced dates are listed below. More TBA.

Robert Plant -- 2018 Tour Dates (more TBA)
FEBRUARY
9 - Raleigh, NC - Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
11 - Charlotte, NC - Ovens Auditorium
12 - Norfolk, VA - Chrysler Hall
14 - New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
16 - Boston, MA - Orpheum Theatre
17 - Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
20 - Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre
22 - Minneapolis, MN - Orpheum Theatre
24 - Denver, CO - Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre
26 - Phoenix, AZ - Symphony Hall
28 - Oakland, CA - Fox Theater

MARCH
2 - Los Angeles, CA - Orpheum Theatre