Passion Pit Playing The Apollo Theatre, Listen To A New Track from Gossamer

Passion Pit at Celebrate Brooklyn (06/29/10)
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On July 24th, Columbia Records will release Gossamer, the highly anticipated follow-up to Passion Pit’s critically acclaimed 2009 debut album Manners. The album will be comprised of 12 new tracks that showcase Michael Angelakos’ ever-expanding lyrical talents and bring to life his trademark irresistible beats (see full track listing below). Gossamer was made throughout 2011 in Los Angeles and New York City, and again finds Angelakos working with Manners producer Chris Zane. The Boston Herald raves that with “a stunning new album…Passion Pit is about to outgrow the electro fad. The album is an artistic breakthrough — pure pop hasn’t had this much depth since Prince’s golden age — and it’s bound to be a commercial one as well.”

Well, that’s it folks, the Boston Herald has spoken, this one’s gonna be a smash. If you’d to judge for yourself, you can listen to a new track that Pitchfork premiered today off of Gossamer entitled “Constant Conversations.” But wait, there’s more, in addition to their already scheduled tour dates, the band has also just announced a special “record release” gig at the Apollo Theatre on July 23, tickets for that show go on Amex presale on Jul 11 at noon, regular on sale begins on Jul 13 at noon.

Gossamer track list and more Passion Pit 2012 tour dates after the jump.

Gossamer Track List
01 Take A Walk (Listen:
02 I’ll Be Alright (Listen:
03 Carried Away
04 Constant Conversations (Listen: )
05 Mirrored Sea
06 Cry Like A Ghost
07 On My Way
08 Hideaway
09 Two Veils to Hide My Face
10 Love Is Greed
11 It’s Not My Fault I’m Happy
12 Where We Belong

Passion Pit 2012 Tour Dates
07/15 Cincinnati, OH Bunbury Music Festival
07/16 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works
07/17 Knoxville, TN Valarium
07/19 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore
07/20 Dover, DE Firefly Music Festival
07/20 Norfok, VA The Norva
07/23 New York, NY Apollo Theater
08/02 Chicago, IL House Of Blues (Lollapalooza Aftershow)
08/03 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza
08/05 Montreal, QC Osheaga Festival
08/07 Morrison, CO Red Rocks (Co-headline with Justice)
08/08 Boulder, CO Fox Theatre
08/09 Salt Lake City, UT Twilight Concert Series
08/10 San Francisco, CA Outside Lands Festival
08/18 Japan SummerSonic
08/21 Singapore Esplanade Concert Hall
08/24 Reading, UK Reading Festival
08/25 Leeds, UK Leeds Festival
08/26 Paris, France Rock en Seine Festival
09/03 Seattle, WA Bumbershoot
09/05 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom (MusicfestNW)
09/06 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom (MusicfestNW)
09/09 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl (co-headline with Hot Chip)
09/11 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre
09/12 Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Convention Center
09/14 Arlington, TX College Park Center
09/15 Austin, TX The Backyard
10/18 Raleigh, NC Disco Rodeo
10/19 Charleston, SC Music Farm
10/20 Atlanta, GA Masquerade Music Park
10/22 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues
10/23 Hollywood, FL ArtsPark Amp
10/26 Oxford, MS The Lyric Oxford
10/27 Memphis, TN Minglewood Hall
10/29 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
11/01 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater
11/02 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Hall
11/03 Columbus, OH LC Pavilion
11/06 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE