Jet Plane and Oxbow

Shearwater are back with a new album, Jet Plane and Oxbow, which will be out via Sub Pop on January 22. Frontman Jonathan Meiburg and producer/engineer Reisch (the team behind 2012's Animal Joy and 2014's loose covers/collaborations LP, Fellow Travelers) spent two years working on the record which features contributions from film composer Brian Reitzell (Hannibal), Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner, drummer Cully Symington, Howard Draper, Lucas Oswald, Jesca Hoop, and Abram Shook. You can check out the anthemic, Bowie-esque first single "Quiet Americans" -- and check out the album's tracklist -- below.

Preorders are available now and come with an early access to a stream of the album (released about a month prior to the LP), as well as a podcast featuring demos and a conversation between Meiburg and WNYC's John Schaefer (host of "New Sounds").
The band will be playing a few North American shows right after the album's release, including one in NYC at Mercury Lounge on February 6. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (10/23) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (10/21) at noon. All dates are listed below...

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Shearwater - Jet Plane and Oxbow tracklist:
01 Prime
02 Quiet Americans
03 A Long Time Away
04 Backchannels
05 Filaments
06 Pale Kings
07 Only Child
08 Glass Bones
09 Wildlife in America
10 Radio Silence
11 Stray Lights At Clouds Hill

Shearwater -- 2016 Tour Dates
02-03 Austin, TX - North Door
02-04 Dallas, TX - Club Dada
02-06 New York, NY - Mercury Lounge
02-10 Berlin, Germany - Frannz Club
02-11 Copenhagen, Denmark - Loppen
02-12 Hamburg, Germany - Molotow
02-13 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso Noord
02-14 Brussels, Belgium - Botanique
02-16 Lille, France - Aeronef
02-17 London, England - Islington Assembly Hall
02-18 Bristol, England - The Fleece
02-19 Leeds, England - The Brudenell Social Club
02-20 Glasgow, Scotland - King Tuts
02-21 Newcastle, England - The Cluny
02-23 Dublin, Ireland - Button Factory
02-24 Manchester, England - Night & Day
02-25 Brighton, England - The Haunt
02-26 Paris, France - Point Ephémère
02-27 Zurich, Switzerland - Bogen F
02-28 Fribourg, Switzerland - Nouveau Monde