The Books Reissuing Back Catalog, Playing Celebrate Brooklyn!

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Masterminds of found sound, the Books, have announced the reissue of their entire full length catalog. Re-mastered from the original mixes by Nick Zammuto of the Books, CD and LP version will be released on Temporary Residence Ltd. The albums will be released in chronological order starting with Thought for Food on January 25, continuing with The Lemon of Pink on February 22, and finishing with Lost and Safe on March 22. Each album will be packaged in completely new artwork and will include a book of lyrics for the first time.

Having just finished up an Australian tour in support of their most recent album, The Way Out, The Books have announced a new round of European dates and a single North American show which just happens to be at Celebrate Brooklyn! on June 17, 2011. (No word yet on whether or not this Celebrate Brooklyn! show a benefit or not.)

More Books tour dates and a couple of new-ish videos from after the jump.

The Books 2011 Tour Dates
APR 26 Volksbuhne Berlin, DE
APR 27 Leipzig Central Theater Leipzig, DE
APR 28 Schorndorf Manufaktur Schorndorf, DE
APR 29 St. Gallen St. Gallen, CH
APR 30 Castello di Rivori Turin / Rivoli, PiƩmont, IT
MAY 01 circolo degli artisti Rome, Lazio, IT
MAY 02 Auditorium San Domenico Foligno, Perugia, IT
MAY 03 Locomotive Bologna, IT
MAY 05 Donaufestival Krems, AT
MAY 06 Hannover Ballklang @ Junges Schauspiel Hannover, DE
MAY 07 Vega Copenhagen, DK
MAY 08 Atlas Ahrhus, DK
MAY 09 Hamburg Kampnagel Hamburg, DE
JUN 17 Celebrate Brooklyn Brooklyn, NY
JUL 23 Alexandra Palace London, UK
JUL 23 Portishead ATP @ Alexandra Palace London, UK