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  • 10/09/2007

Of Montreal Preps Acoustic EP, Tour

Of Montreal is more than a band bent on writing killer pop tunes and indecent exposure. Since releasing Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? in June, the band has been hard at work prepping its acoustic EP, Sony Connect Set, its first for download site Sony Connect. Released October 2, the digital-only EP features covers of Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon” and Love Is All’s "Make Out, Fall Out, Make Up," in addition to Hissing Fauna’s breakthrough single, "Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse."

Also slated for release is a reissue of the band’s Track and Field compilation, If He Is Protecting Our Nation Then Who Will Protect Big Oil, Our Children?, due out October 30. But why stop there? Polyvinyl’s glam-pop troupe is also hitting the road for two months of eagerly anticipated live dates.

Sony Connect Set is out now on Sony Connect/Polyvinyl.

If He Is Protecting Our Nation Then Who Will Protect Big Oil, Our Children? is out October 30 on Polyvinyl.

Sony Connect Set Tracklisting
1. Harvest Moon
2. Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse
3. Make Out, Fall Out, Make Up
4. We Were Born the Mutants Again with Leafling

If He Is Protecting Our Nation Then Who Will Protect Big Oil, Our Children? Tracklisting
1. My, What a Strange Day with a Swede    
2. An Ill-Treated Hiccup's View of the World    
3. Cast in the Haze (Been There Four Days)    
4. Mimi Merlot Beatnik Version    
5. Girl from NYC (Named Julia)    
6. Inside a Room Full of Treasures....    
7. Charlie & Freddy    
8. There Is Nothing Wrong....    
9. Maple Licorice    
10. Barely Asian at the Beefcake Horizon    
11. Spooky Spider Chandelier    
12. Friends of Mine    
13. Christmas Isn't Safe for Animals

Tour Dates

10/9 Detroit, MI: Majestic Theatre
10/10 Buffalo, NY: The Tralf
10/11 Philadelphia, PA: Trocadero
10/12 Boston, MA: The Roxy
10/13 New York, NY: Roseland
10/14 Baltimore, MD: Rams Head Live
10/31 Athens, GA: 40 Watt Club
11/01 New Orleans, LA: House Of Blues
11/02 Houston, TX: Numbers  
11/03 Austin, TX: Fun Fun Fun Fest
11/04 Dallas, TX: Granada Theatre
11/05 El Paso, TX: Club 101
11/06 Tempe, AZ: Marquee
11/07 Tucson, AZ: Rialto
11/08 Los Angeles, CA: Avalon
11/09 Los Angeles, CA: Avalon
11/10 La Jolla, CA: Mandeville Auditorium UCSD
11/12 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall
11/13 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall
11/14 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall
11/16 Salt Lake City, UT: In The Venue
11/17 Denver, CO: Ogden Theater
11/18 Lawrence, KS: Liberty Hall
11/19 St. Louis, MO: The Pageant
11/20 Atlanta, GA: Variety Playhouse

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