First Aid Kit Announce New Album, Share Lyric Video for New Song “Postcard”

Ruins Due Out January 19, 2018 via Columbia

Oct 27, 2017 Bookmark and Share


Swedish sister alt-country/folk duo First Aid Kit recently shared a brand new song, "It's a Shame," as well as a video for the song inspired by the Gwyneth Paltrow romantic comedy from 1998, Sliding Doors. Now the band has announced a new album, Ruins (which features "It's a Shame"), and shared another song from it "Postcard," via a lyric video in which the lyrics appear on a postcard. Ruins is due out January 19, 2018 via Columbia. Below is the "Postcard" lyric video, followed by the album's tracklist, the "It's a Shame" video again, and the band's upcoming tour dates. Above is the album's cover art.

Tucker Martine (My Morning Jacket, Laura Veirs) produced "It's a Shame," which was recorded in early 2017 in Portland, OR. Ruins is the follow-up to 2014's acclaimed Stay Gold. Back in March First Aid Kit shared another new song, "You Are the Problem Here," in honor of International Women's Day.

Read our 2014 interview with First Aid Kit.

Ruins Tracklist:

01 Rebel Heart
02 It's a Shame
03 Fireworks
04 Postcard
05 To Live a Life
06 My Wild Sweet Love
07 Distant Star
08 Ruins
09 Hem of Her Dress
10 Nothing Has to Be True

First Aid Kit U.S. Tour Dates:

01/24 - Oakland, CA - Fox Theater
01/26 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater*
01/27 - Vancouver, BC - Vogue Theatre*
01/28 - Seattle, WA - Moore Theatre*
01/30 - Minneapolis, MN - Palace Theatre*
02/01 - Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium*
02/02 - Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre*
02/03 - Detroit, MI - Saint Andrew's Hall*
02/05 - Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall*
02/06 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis Concert Hall*
02/07 - Boston, MA - House of Blues*
02/09 - Washington, DC - Lincoln Theatre*
02/10 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer*
02/13 - New York, NY - Beacon Theatre*

*Van William Supporting

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