Merrill Garbus, better known as tUnE-yArDs, will release her third album, Nikki Nack on May 6 via 4AD Records. It has been reported that Garbus took a trip to Haiti last summer to work on this new project, which will serve as the follow up to 2011’s breakout w h o k i l l.
Garbus, who celebrates her 35th birthday today, also revealed a batch of international tour dates to go along with her previously announced festival slots at Sasquatch Music Festival, Pitchfork Music Fest and Dover’s Firefly. Garbus will also play a show with The National in Oregon.
In the video above, you can listen to a “mega mix” of Nikki Nack, a two-minute preview of the new album.
tUnE-yArDs 2014 Tour Dates:
May 5 Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever—Los Angeles, CA
May 7 Rough Trade—Brooklyn, NY
May 12 Village Underground—London, UK
May 14 Berghain—Berlin, DE
May 15 Noctspeicher—Hamburg, DE
May 16 Les Nuits-Cirque Royal—Brussels, BE
May 18 Bitterzoet—Amsterdam, NL
May 19 Cafe de La Danse—Paris, FR
May 23 Les Schwab Amphitheater—Bend, OR (w/The National)
May 25 Sasquatch Music Festival—George, WA
June 1 Free Press Summerfest—Houston, TX
June 19 North by Northeast—Toronto, ON
June 21 Firefly Music Festival—Dover, DE
July 19 Pitchfork Music Festival—Chicago, IL