Tindersticks Immediate, Inviting New Album No Treasure But Hope Out November 15th On City Slang 

First East Coast show in 10 years confirmed for Murmrr in Brooklyn, NY on April 1, 2020, European tour begins in January 2020

Watch the stop-frame animation film for first single “The Amputees” here, created by Tindersticks’ Stuart Staples and Suzanne Osborne

September 10, 2019 – For their first album in three years, Tindersticks’ Stuart Staples felt the band needed to do something different. Eschewing their typically lengthy recording process, for new album No Treasure but Hope, out November 15th on City Slang, the band recorded the album in five days and had a mastered album in just over a month. “Five weeks from the first notes recorded to the mastering,” marvels Staples, reflecting on a stretch that included acoustic rehearsals around a piano, six days playing live in a Paris studio and one day in London to record strings/brass. Rich in intuitive warmth, lush melodies and an inquisitive spirit, it’s an album that casts a fresh light on Tindersticks’ core qualities, bathed in the glow of a band intent on rediscovering what they can do.

“The last two albums were gradually built to a point of being finished in our studio from moments of playing and recording together,” says Staples. “When we figured out how to present the songs live, different things happened to them. This time, we wanted to reverse that – to do something that was about being committed to a song together in a moment.” 

That climate enabled these five most unselfish of players to really listen to one another: witness album opener ‘For the Beauty’, which seems to hover in the spaces between Dan McKinna’s tender piano, Neil Fraser’s milky guitar, Earl Harvin’s brushed drums and Staples’ soulful confessions.

In their review of Tindersticks’ last album, 2016’s The Waiting Room, Pitchfork said “Tindersticks have never released a bad album,” and No Treasure but Hope very much continues that nearly three decade long streak. 

Tindersticks will begin a five-month long European tour in January. In the middle of that tour, the band will take a trip to the U.S. to make their first East Coast appearance in 10 years with a show at Murmrr in Brooklyn, NY on April 1st.

Tindersticks 2020 Tour Dates

Jan 29 – Gent, BE – NTG

Jan 30 – Gent, BE – NTG

Jan 31 – Paris, FR – La Salle Pleyel

Feb 2 – Brighton, UK – The Dome

Feb 4 – Berlin, DE – Berliner Philharmonie

Feb 15 – Istanbul, TK – Is Sanat Culture Centre

Feb 17 – Faro, PT – Teatro Das Figuras

Feb 18 – Lisbon, PT – Aula Magna

Feb 20 – Leiria, PT – Teatro Jose Lucio da Silva

Feb 21 – Coimbra, PT – Convento Sao Francisco

Feb 22 – Porto, PT – Casa Da Musica

Feb 23 – Vigo, ES – Auditorio Abanca

Feb 25 – Barcelona, ES – Palau de la Musica (Festival Mil-Ienni)

Feb 27 – Rennes, FR – TNB

Feb 28 – Nantes, FR – Le Lieu Unique

Feb 29 – Nantes, FR – Le Lieu Unique

Mar 1 – La Rochelle, FR – La Sirene

Mar 3 – Fouesnant, FR – L’Archipel

Mar 4 – Herouville, FR – Comedie de Caen

Mar 5 – Evreux, FR – Le Tangram

Mar 6 – Orleans, FR – Astrolabe

Mar 7 – Arras, FR – Tandem

Mar 9 – Besancon, FR – La Rodia

Mar 10 – Grenoble, FR – La Belle Electrique

Mar 11 – Nimes, FR – Paloma

Mar 12 – Toulouse, FR – Metronum

Mar 13 – Bordeaux, FR – Le Pin Galant

Apr 1 – Brooklyn, NY - Murmrr

Apr 14 – San Sebastian, ES – Teatro Victoria Eugenia

Apr 18 – Bochum, DE – Schauspielhaus

Apr 19 – Munich, DE - Prinzengententheater

Apr 20 – Hamburg, DE – Laeiszhalle

Apr 22 – Oslo, NO – Sentrum Scene

Apr 23 – Stockholm, SE – Dramaten

Apr 24 – Gothenberg, SE – Storan

Apr 25 – Copenhagen, DK – Vega

Apr 26 – Copenhagen, DK – Vega

Apr 28 – Brussels, BE – Ancienne Belgique

Apr 30 – Genk, BE – C Mine

May 1 – Rotterdam, NL – De Doelen

May 2 – Utrecht, NL – Tivoli Vredenburg

May 3 – Groningen, NL – Oosterport

May 5 – Geneva, CH – Alhambra

May 6 – Winterthur, CH – Casinotheater

May 7 – Ljubljana, SL – Kino Siska

May 8 – Belgrade, RS – Kombank Dvorana

May 9 – Vienna, AT – Akzent Theatre

May 10 – Vienna, AT – Akzent Theatre

May 22 – London, UK – Royal Festival Hall

May 24 – Dublin, IRL – National Concert Hall

 

Pre-order No Treasure but Hope here.

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