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Listen: Tracks From New Beirut Album, The Rip Tide

Written by Barnaby Smith on June 8, 2011

The buzz around the forthcoming new album from Beirut has been gathering significant momentum over the past month or so, what with live videos of new tracks and so forth. Now, Mr Zach Condon has finally managed to name the album and give it a solid release date.

Consequence of Sound reports that the band’s first album in four years will be called The Rip Tide, and will come out in the US via Condon’s own Pompeii Records on August 30.

In addition, online streams have emerged for two new tracks, which you can hear below:

Beirut – East Harlem by Revolver USA

Beirut – Goshen by ListenBeforeYouBuy



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