The Donkeys announce ‘Born With Stripes’ (MP3 premiere)
DOWNLOAD: The Donkeys - Don't Know Who We Are (MP3)
San Diego's The Donkeys (who some might know as Geronimo Jackson) (not to be confused with Fergus & Geronimo) will release their new full-length album, Born With Stripes, via Dead Oceans on April 26th. You can listen to the first single from the 12-track LP for the first time right here. Download the jam, "Don't Know Who We Are" (insert Lost joke here), above. Stream it below.
The album was mixed by Pernice Brothers' Thom Monahan, "whose involvement not only gives us the crispest, warmest Donkeys recordings to date, it also serves to remind us of the band's loose connections to an array of psych-dappled kindred spirits: Vetiver, Papercuts, Brightblack Morning Light, Devendra Banhart," says the label.
The band was last in NYC in July 2009 which was the same year they played a BV party at SXSW. Hopefully they return to both places soon, but for now all they have scheduled are a few California dates.
Those dates, the song stream, album cover art, and tracklisting, below...
Don't Know Who We Are
I Like The Way You Walk
Born With Stripes
West Coast Raga
New Blue Stockings
East Coast Raga
The Donkeys - 2011 Tour Dates
02/25/11 San Diego, CA - Eleven w/ Midnight Rivals
04/02/11 San Diego, CA - Soda Bar w/ Southeast Engine, Little Fowl
04/30/11 San Diego, CA - Sushi Art - Record Release Show by Sezio
05/06/11 San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill