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OMAM – Beneath The Skin Release News

Their fantastic 2012 album My Head Is An Animal was one of RARAsFarm’s Top 5 Albums of the Year, and finally they are back with a new release, and a tour to follow!

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On June 9th, we’ll get our first listen to Beneath The Skin, the new Republic Records release from Of Monsters And Men. The quintet out of Iceland dazzled us on the 2012 festival circuit, and then blew us away with their hugely successful and critically acclaimed release, My Head Is An Animal.

Along with the album announcement, they shared their 2015 tour dates, and, as a bonus, we also get our first look at their new single, “Crystals.”

Grab the new single right now here: Crystals – Beneath the Skin

The digital pre-order for the full album is also live now, and you can secure your copy of the album at the link below, which also entitles you to an immediate download of “Crystals.”

The standard edition of Beneath The Skin includes eleven tracks, while the deluxe edition features the bonus tracks “Backyard” and “Winter Sound.” In addition, it boasts a remix of “Black Water” by Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear and a remix of “I Of The Storm” by Jonsi (Sigur Ros) collaborator, Alex Somers. The full track listing is available below.

Tour Dates
May 4th Toronto, ON Massey Hall
May 5th Washington, DC Echostage
May 7th New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom
May 8th Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
May 9th Providence, RI Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
May 10th Camden, NJ WRFF Birthday Bash
May 12th Chicago, IL Riviera Theatre
May 17th Santa Barbara, CA KJEE Summer Round-Up
May 19th Portland, OR Roseland Theater
May 20th Portland, OR Roseland Theater
May 22nd George, WA Sasquatch! Music Festival
June 6th Mountain View, CA Live 105 BFD
June 16th London, UK London Forum
June 17th Paris, France Bataclan
June 19-21 Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany – Southside Festival
June 20th Hilvarenbeek , Holland – Best Kept Secret
June 19-21 Scheessel, Germany Hurricane Festival
June 24th Zagreb, Croatia INmusic Festival
June 26th Werchter, Belgium Rock Werchter
June 27th Nantes, France Le Stéréolux
June 26-28 Marmande, France Festival Garorock
June 30th Lausanne, Switzerland – Les Docks
July 1st Frankfurt, Germany Batschkapp
July 3rd Gdynia, Poland Open’er Festival
July 5th Turku, Finland Ruisrock Festival
July 7th Milan, Italy Unaltrofestival
July 8th Rome , Italy Auditorium Parco della Musica
July 10th Barcelona, Spain Cruilla Festival
July 11th Bilbao, Spain BBK Live
July 26th Niigata, Japan Fuji Rock
August 7-9 Squamish, BC Squamish Valley Music Festival

Beneath The Skin Track Listing:
Wolves Without Teeth
Slow Life
Black Water
Thousand Eyes
I Of The Storm
We Sink
Included on Deluxe:
Winter Sound
Black Water (Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear Remix)
I Of The Storm (Alex Somers Remix)

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