Wye Oak ready Shriek for Merge Records, tour (2014)

Baltimore two-piece Wye Oak (Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack) will release their fourth full-length studio album April 29 on Merge Records. The album will be available for pre-order beginning today at iTunes with an instant download of the first single “The Tower”. Also, an exclusively designed t-shirt will be bundled with the album for those that pre-order the record directly from Merge Records.
Shriek will be released on CD, digital and 150 gram vinyl with the first 1000 copies pressed on orange vinyl. Yesterday, NPR’s All Songs Considered Podcast unveiled the first track “The Tower”.
Listen to “The Tower” today at the top of each hour on the All Songs Live Stream and on demand via the band’s YouTube channel.
In addition, Wye Oak will be heading out on tour shortly.  Here are the dates:
March 3          The Southern                         Charlottesville, VA
March 4          The Orange Peel                    Asheville, NC
March 5          Haw River Ballroom             Saxapahaw, NC
March 6          Savannah Stopover                Savannah, GA
March 7          JJ’s Bohemia                          Chattanooga, TN
March 8          Proud Larry’s                         Oxford, MS
March 9          Spanish Moon                        Baton Rouge, LA
March 20        Lexington                               London, United Kingdom- SOLD OUT
March 21        Botanique                               Brussels, Belgium
March 23        MC Theater                            Amsterdam, Netheralnds
March 25        Privatclub                               Berlin, Germany
March 28        M4M Music Festival              Zurich, Switzerland
March 29        IKSV                                      Istanbul, Turkey
April 11          Coachella                               Indio, CA- SOLD OUT
April 18          Coachella                               Indio, CA- SOLD OUT
May 2             Mr. Smalls Theatre                 Pittsburgh, PA
May 3             Chameleon Club                     Lancaster, PA
May 5             Union Transfer                       Philadelphia, PA
May 6             9:30 Club                               Washington DC
May 7             Webster Hall                          New York, NY
May 9             Paradise                                  Boston, MA
May 10           Il Motore                                Montreal, QC
May 11           Horseshoe Tavern                  Toronto, ON
May 13           Metro                                     Chicago, IL
May 14           Turner Hall                            Milwaukee, WI
May 15           Fine Line Music Café            Minneapolis, MN
May 16           The Waiting Room                Omaha, NE
May 17           The Granada                          Lawrence, KS
May 18           Old Rock House                    St. Louis, KS
May 20           Mercy Lounge                       Nashville, TN
May 21           Terminal West                       Atlanta, GA