Beach House: The Story Behind 'Bloom' and Indie's Most Reliable Duo
Beach House: The Story Behind 'Bloom' and Indie's Most Reliable Duo

One day after releasing a new single, Baltimore-based indie rock duo Beach House announced on Thursday (Mar. 8) that their fourth studio set, "Bloom," will arrive on May 15 in the U.S. through Sub Pop.

On Wednesday, the dreamy track "Myth" was posted on the official website of the group, comprised of Victoria LeGrand and Alex Scally. "Bloom" follows the band's 2010 breakout album "Teen Dream," which has sold 135,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Beach House has also announced a spring and summer tour that kicks off on May 4 in Charlottesville, Va. and includes performances at Portugal's Primavera Fest and New York's Central Park Summerstage The group has performed at Coachella, Pitchfork Music Festival, Sasquatch! and Austin City Limits over the past two years.

Here are Beach House's 2012 tour dates:

May 4: Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theatre
May 5: Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle
May 6: Charleston, SC - Music Farm
May 8: Miami Beach, FL - The Fillmore Miami Beach
May 9: Orlando, FL - Beacham Theater
May 10: Jacksonville, FL - Freebird Live
May 11: Birmingham, AL - The Bottletree
May 12: Athens, GA - The Georgia Theatre
May 13: Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel
May 23: Brighton, England - The Haunt
May 24: London, England - Village Underground
May 25: Kortrijk, Belgium - De Kreun
May 26: Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg
May 27: Berlin, Germany - Volksbuhne
May 29: Paris, France - Maronguinerie
May 31: Düdingen, Switzerland - Bad Bonn Kilbi Festival
June 2: Barcelona, Spain - Primavera Festival
June 3: Montpellier, France - Le Rockstore
June 4: Bordeaux, France - Theatre Barbey
June 5: Nantes, France - Stereolux
June 6: Lyon, France - Epicrerie Moderne
June 7: Blarritz, France - L'Atabal
June 8-9: Porto, Portugal - Primavera Festival
July 23: New York, NY - Central Park SummerStage

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