Horse Feathers – “Fit Against The Country” (Stereogum Premiere)

Portland folkers Horse Feathers, who are named after a truly great Marx Brothers movie, will soon release their new album Cynic’s New Year. The LP features the work of up to 11 musicians at once, but it keeps its focus on simple, delicate songs like the one below. After the jump, check out the band’s album track “Fit Against The Country,” as well as the album’s tracklist and the dates for the band’s extensive upcoming North American tour.

Horse Feathers – “Fit Against The Country”

TRACKLIST:
01 “A Heart Arcane”
02 “Last Waltz”
03 “Pacific Bray”
04 “So Long”
05 “Where I’ll Be”
06 “Nearly Old Friends”
07 “Fit Against The Country”
08 “Better Company”
09 “Bird On A Leash”
10 “Fire To Fields”
11 “Elegy For Quitters”
12 “Summer For Capricorns”

And now, those tour dates:

3/14-18 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
4/13 – Eugene, OR @ Sam Bonds
4/14 – Salem, OR @ Grand Theater
4/15 – Spokane, WA @ Red Room
4/17 – Pullman, WA @ Tower Theater
4/18 – Bellingham, WA @ Shakedown
4/19 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore
4/20 – Seattle, WA @ The Barboza
4/21 – Portland, OR @ Aladdin Theater
4/24 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
4/25 – Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
4/26 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
4/27 – Ann Arbor, MI @ The Ark
4/28 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Founders
4/29 – Toronto, ON @ The Horseshoe
5/01 – Ottawa, ON @ Maverick’s
5/02 – Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
5/03 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
5/04 – Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse
5/05 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
5/06 – Providence, RI @ The Met
5/07 – New Haven, CT @ Cafe Nine
5/09 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
5/10 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
5/11 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
5/12 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
5/15 – Raleigh, NC @ Local 506
5/16 – Asheville, NC @ Grey Eagle
5/17 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
5/18 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement
5/19 – Lexington, KY @ Cosmic Charlie’s
5/20 – Nelsonville, OH @ Nelsonville Music Festival
5/22 – North Manchester, IN @ The Firehouse
5/23 – Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
5/24 – St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
5/26 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
5/27 – Albuquerque, NM @ Low Spirits
5/28 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
5/30 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
5/31 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
6/01 – Santa Cruz, CA @ Crepe Place
6/02 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
6/03 – Chico, CA @ Origami Lounge

Cynic’s New Year is out 4/17 on Kill Rock Stars.