by Bill Pearis

Sunflower Bean LP

NYC trio Sunflower Bean, who have been playing almost nonstop for a couple years now, have announced details of their debut album, Human Ceremony, which will be out via Fat Possum on February 5. It was produced by onetime Friends bassist Matthew Molinar and that's the cover art above. The first single from the LP is the driving, riffy "Wall Watcher" which you can stream it below.

Sunflower Bean will be on tour with The Vaccines and Palma Violets in the UK and Europe starting next week, and have also announced a NYC record release show which happens February 25 at Bowery Ballroom. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (11/13) at noon.

The band will also be at SXSW in 2016. All dates are listed below.

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Sunflower Bean - Human Ceremony tracklist:
1. Human Ceremony
2. Come On
3. 2013
4. Easier Said
5. This Kind of Feeling
6. I Was Home
7. Creation Myth
8. Wall Watcher
9. I Want You To Give Me Enough Time
10. Oh, I Just Don't Know
11. Space Exploration Disaster

Sunflower Bean - 2015/2016 Tour Dates
11/17/15 Wolverhampton, UK @ Civic Hall *
11/19/15 Brighton, UK @ Centre *
11/20/15 Nottingham, UK @ Capital FM Arena *
11/21/15 Utrecht, NL @ Le Guess Who?
11/22/15 London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton * -- SOLD OUT
11/23/15 London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton *
11/25/15 Cambridge, UK @ Corn Exchange *
11/26/15 Paris, FR @ La Mecanique Ondulatoire
11/28/15 Colonge, DE @ MTC
11/29/15 Brussels, BE @ Botanique
11/30/15 London, UK @ Moth Club
2/25/16 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
3/15-3/20/16 Austin, TX @ SXSW 2016
* with The Vaccines & Palma Violets