Shearwater – “Breaking The Yearlings”

By Tom Breihan / December 5, 2011

Ambitious indie crew Shearwater are on Sub Pop now, and Animal Joy, their first album for the new label, arrives in February. Below, use the widget to download a gorgeous progged-out stomp called “Breaking The Yearlings,” the first song they’ve made public from the album. We’ve also got their tour dates.

And now, those tour dates:

02/10 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s *
02/11 – Washignton, DC @ Black Cat DC *
02/12 – Carrboro, NC @ Cats Cradle *
02/14 – Columbus, OH @ Columbus, OH *
02/15 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Ladies Literary Club *
02/16-17 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall *
02/18 – Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Centre *
02/21 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace *
02/22 – Montreal, QC @ Il Motore *
02/23 – Boston, MA @ Paradise *
02/24 – Brooklyn , NY @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg *
02/25 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
03/28 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Bitterzoet
03/29 – Brussels, Belgium @ Botanique
03/30 – Brighton, UK @ Haunt
03/31 – Manchester, UK @ Deaf Institute
04/01 – Glasgow, UK @ Stereo
04/03 – London, UK @ Scala
04/04 – Tourcoing, France @ Le Grand Mix
04/05 – Paris, France @ La Maroquinerie
04/06 – Bonn, Germany @ Bad Bonn
04/08 – Gallen, Switzerland @ Palace
04/09 – Milan, Italy @ Bloom
04/10 – Rome, Italy @ Circolo Degli Artisti
04/11 – Ravenna, Italy @ Bronson
04/12 – Lubijana, Slovenia @ Menza Pri Koritu
04/16 – Dresden, Geramny @ GrooveStation
04/17 – Hamburg, Germany @ Prinzenbar
04/18 – Berlin, Germany @ Comet
04/19 – Istanbul, Turkey @ Babylon
04/21 – Athens, Greece @ AN Club

* with Sharon Van Etten

Animal Joy is out 2/14 on Sub Pop.