Michael McDonald Sings on new Grizzly Bear B-side

Yah Mo B singing “While You Wait For the Others”

Aug 31, 2009 Photography by Crackerfarm
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Grizzly Bear are releasing Veckatimest's second single today. "While You Wait For the Others" is being released on iTunes and as a 7 inch. The B-side is a new version of "While You Wait For the Others" that features the one and only Michael McDonald on lead vocals! McDonald is the '70s and '80s icon who got his start in Steely Dan, was then recruited by The Doobie Brothers in 1975, and had a successful solo career in the '80s with such hits as Yah Mo B There, his 1983 duet with James Ingram. No word on how and why McDonald came to sing on this version of "While You Wait For the Others."

Last night, Grizzly Bear just played the last of this year's Pool Parties in Brooklyn and apparently, according to MTV, Jay-Z and Beyoncé were on hand to check them out.

Grizzly Bear also have a bunch of upcoming tour dates:

North American Tour Dates

*With Beach House

09/25/09  Saratoga Springs, NY @ Skidmore College
09/26/09  Ann Arbor, MI @ Michigan Theater *
09/27/09  Chicago, IL @ The Metro *
09/28/09  Chicago, IL @ The Metro*
09/30/09  Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue*
10/01/09  Columbus, MO @ Blue Note*
10/03/09  Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Festival w/ special after show @ Emo's Outside @ 10pm
10/05/09  Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse*
10/06/09  Norfolk, VA @ The NorVA *
10/07/09  Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory*
10/08/09  Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre*
10/14/09  Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
10/15/09  Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
10/16/09 Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre
10/18/09 San Francisco, CA @ Treasure Island Music Festival
10/20/09 Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium
10/21/09 Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern*

International Dates:

**With St. Vincent
 
10/31/09 London, England @ Barbican Hall
11/1/09 Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street**
11/2/09 Glasgow, Scotland @ ABC**
11/4/09 Manchester, England @ Cathedral**
11/5/09 Leeds, England @ Leeds Metropolitan University**
11/6/09 Bristol, England @ Anson Rooms**
11/8/09  Brussels, Belgium @Cirque Royal**
11/9/09 Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Melkweg**
11/10/09 Hamburg, Germany @ Grunspan**
11/11/09 Berlin, Germany @ Postbahnhof**
11/12/09 Munich, Germany @ Theaterfabrik**
11/14/09 Milan, Italy @ Conservatorio w/ Wilco
11/15/09 Fribourg, Switzerland @ Fri-Son**
11/16/09 Vienna, Austria @ WuK**
11/17/09 Basel, Switzerland @ Volkshaus**
11/19/09 Cologne, Germany @ Kulturkirche**
11/20/09 The Hague, Netherlands @ Crossing Border Festival
11/21/09 Paris, France @ La Cigale**
11/22/09 Katowice, Poland @ Hipnoza Club
11/24/09 Copenhagen, Denmark - Lille Vega**
11/25/09 Oslo, Norway@ Rockefeller**
11/26/09 Stockholm, Sweden @ Debaser**

www.grizzly-bear.net

www.michaelmcdonald.com

 



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