Nearly three years after releasing their strong debut full length Carnavas, Silversun Pickups are returning to the scene with their new sophomore effort, Swoon. The album doesn't come out until April 14th, but the band was recently featured over on MTV.com where they discussed the new disc as well previewed two of the new tracks, "Growing Old is Getting Old", which actually started as an intro to "Well Thought out Twinkles" on the Carnavas tour and the more aggressive sounding "Panic Switch" which also sees the band flirting with some dance beats. "Panic Switch is also streaming in full over on the groups myspace.
Upcoming tour dates:
Mar 17 krbz’s st. paddy’s day show Kansas City, Missouri
Mar 21 sxsw 2009 @ antone’s austin, Texas
Apr 3 club nme @ koko london
Apr 4 proud gallery london
Apr 6 barfly london
Apr 7 borderline london
Apr 17 coachella @ empire polo field Indio, California
May 25 sasquatch 2009 @ the gorge amphitheatre George, Washington
Silversun Pickups on myspace.