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Destroyer Announces New EP “Five Spanish Songs”

Due Out November 29 Via Merge

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Lounge king Destroyer (Dan Bejar) is following up his 2011 full length Kaputt with an EP called Five Spanish Songs. He also believes in truth in advertising, as the release will contain…five Spanish songs. (Penned Spanish musician Antonio Luque of the band Sr. Chinarro)

“It was 2013, explains Bejar via press release, “The English language seemed spent, despicable, not easily singable. It felt over for English; good for business transactions, but that’s about it. The only other language I know is Spanish, and the only Spanish songs I really know are those of Sr. Chinarro, led by Antonio Luque. I’ve been a decades-long fan of how he conducted his affairs, his strange words, his melodies that have always felt so natural (this is important), his bitter songs about painting the light. Something about them, I knew I could do it…

The EP is due out November 29 via Merge. Check out a string of tour dates below.

Nov 3 Portland, OR — Mississippi Studios %

Nov 4 San Francisco, CA — The Independent %

Nov 5 Los Angeles, CA — The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever %

Nov 6 Los Angeles, CA — The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever %

Nov 7 Chicago, IL — Old Town School of Folk Music ^

Nov 8 Winnipeg, MB — Park Theatre

Nov 9 Toronto, ON — The Great Hall %

Nov 10 New York, NY — Bowery Ballroom %

Nov 11 Washington, DC — Sixth & I Historic Synagogue %

Nov 12 Philadelphia, PA — Johnny Brenda’s %

Nov 13 Allston, MA — Brighton Music Hall %

Nov 14 Montreal, QC — Il Motore %

Nov 20 Denver, CO — Larimer Lounge

Nov 21 Columbus, OH — Wexner Center

Dec 01 Utrecht, NL — Le Guess Who? Festival

Dec 02 London, UK — Bush Hall

Dec 03 Copenhagen, DK — Jazzhouse CPH

Dec 04 Warsaw, PL — Skwer

Dec 05 Berlin, DK — Hau1

Dec 06 Lisbon, PT — Musicbox

Dec 07 Guimaraes, PT — CCVF

Dec 09 Sala Apolo, ES — Sala Apolo

Dec 10 San Sebastian, ES — Gazteszena

% = w/ Pink Mountaintops

^ = Azita



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