The Dear Hunter Announce Spring Tour and Album Release

01/30/2013
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The Dear Hunter have set an April 2, 2013 release date for their new studio album, which is entitled Migrant.

The album was produced by Mike Watts and the effort was recorded at Vu Du Studios in Long Island, NY.

Vocalist and songwriter Casey Crescenzo had this to say about Migrant, "When I started writing this record, I made sure to limit myself to an instrument and my voice. I didn't want to jump into the current of production I always had before - predetermining the final path of each song from its inception. Instead, I let the music take as natural a course as it could."

"What felt at first to be the seeds of the starkest songs, grew into some of the most lush and beautiful arrangements I had written to date. Keeping the heart of the music so transparent was liberating, and the result is, at the very least, the most creatively rewarding record yet."

The band will support the effort by launching a North American headline tour in March with support from Naive Thieves.

An Evening with The Dear Hunter is set to kick off on March 12 in Scottsdale, AZ. Crescenzo explains that the band will have more freedom on the upcoming trek, "In the past, due to the time constraints we faced on stage, we focused very narrowly on representing whichever record we were currently promoting. The time is finally right to represent the vastness of the band's discography, and to give longtime fans something special. There are a great deal of songs we haven't played in years, and a few we have never played. We hope everyone is as excited as we are."

Prior to the North American tour the band will head to Australia to take part in this year's Soundwave Festival.

The Dear Hunter - Soundwave Festival 2013
Feb 23 Brisbane, Australia @ Soundwave Festival
Feb 24 Sydney, Australia @ Soundwave Festival
Mar 01 Melbourne, Australia @ Soundwave Festival
Mar 02 Adelaide, Australia @ Soundwave Festival
Mar 04 Perth, Australia @ Soundwave Festival

The Dear Hunter w/ Naive Thieves
Mar 12 Scottsdale, AZ @ Martini Ranch
Mar 14 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
Mar 18 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald's
Mar 19 New Orleans, LA @ The Parish - House of Blues
Mar 21 Orlando, FL @ The Social
Mar 23 Atlanta, GA @ The Loft
Mar 24 Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle
Mar 26 Towson, MD @ The Recher Theatre
Mar 27 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
Mar 28 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
Mar 29 Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
Mar 30 Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
Apr 01 Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa
Apr 02 Toronto, ON @ The Mod Club Theatre
Apr 03 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr Small's Theatre
Apr 05 Columbus, OH @ Skully's Bar & Grille
Apr 06 Canton, OH @ The Auricle
Apr 07 Covington, KY @ Madison Theatre
Apr 09 Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
Apr 10 St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
Apr 12 Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
Apr 13 Ames, IA @ The Maintenance Shop
Apr 14 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
Apr 16 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
Apr 17 Laramie, WY @ University Of Wyoming
Apr 19 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Apr 20 Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore Cabaret
Apr 26 San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
Apr 27 Pomona, CA @ The Glass House

The Dear Hunter - Migrant
1. Bring You Down
2. Whisper
3. Shame
4. An Escape
5. Shouting at the Rain
6. The Kiss of LIfe
7. Girl
8. Cycles
9. Sweet Naivetι
10. Let Go
11. This Vicious Place
12. Don't Look Back

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