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New Music: The Raveonettes – “Observations”

on June 25, 2012, 12:30pm

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As previously reported, Danish dream-pop duo The Raveonettes will return with their sixth full-length LP, Observator, on September 11th via VICE Records. The album’s lead single, “Observations”, was unveiled today, and features the decrepit chug of a vintage piano and the wail of a slide guitar that together create a morose, yet bewitching soundscape. Singer/guitarist Sune Rose Wagner described the song as “sort of the blueprint for this album. It captures a universal feeling of the outsider in his daily life, his longing and losses in love and his primordial instinct of survival.” Stream it now at

The band will also be on tour in support of the record this summer/fall and you can find the full schedule listed below.

The Raveonettes 2012 Tour Dates:
06/24 – Chicago, IL @ Green Music Fest
08/04 – Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Festival
09/21 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
09/22 – Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s
09/23 – Vancouver, BC @ Venue
09/26 – Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
09/27 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
09/28 – St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
09/30 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
10/02 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix
10/04 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
10/05 – New York, NY 2 Webster Hall
10/06 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
10/07 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
10/08 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theater
10/11 – Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern
10/12 – San Francisco, CA @ Bimbo’s 365 Club

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