Breeders' Next Splash Due In May
Long-dormant alternative rock act the Breeders have announced a May 21 release date for their third Elektra/4AD album and first since 1993's "Last Splash."Long-dormant alternative rock act the Breeders have announced a May 21 release date for their third Elektra/4AD album and first since 1993's "Last Splash." Titled "Title TK," the album will feature the new Breeders line-up of twin sisters Kim and Kelley Deal on vocals and guitars, guitarist Richard Presley, bassist Mondo Lopez, and drummer Jose Medeles. As previously reported, the album was produced by Steve Albini (Nirvana, PJ Harvey).
The group is currently on a short U.S. promotional tour -- its first outing with the new line-up -- which hits Philadelphia tonight (Feb. 8) and New York's Bowery Ballroom tomorrow and Monday. According to Elektra, the Breeders are also planning to tour the States this summer in support of the new album.
"Last Splash" peaked at No. 33 on The Billboard 200 in February 1994 and featured the single "Cannonball," a No. 2 hit on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart.
Here are the Breeders' tour dates:
Feb. 8: Philadelphia (North Star)
Feb. 9, 11: New York (Bowery Ballroom)
Feb. 12: Boston (Middle East)
Feb. 14: Columbus, Ohio (Little Brothers)
Feb. 15: Cleveland (Beachland Ballroom)
Feb. 16: Detroit (Magic Stick)
Feb. 18-19: Chicago (the Abbey)
Feb. 20: Minneapolis (400 Bar)
Feb. 22: Denver (Bluebird Theater)
Feb. 23: Ft. Collins, Colo. (Starlight)
Feb. 27: San Diego (Casbah)
Feb. 28: Anaheim, Calif. (House of Blues)