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Brown Bird will release their new album Salt for Salt on October 18th via Supply & Demand Music. Listen to a new song titled "Fingers to the Bone" here, and take a look at the dates for their upcoming tour in the replies.
Lueda Alia on 07/12/11 - 12:07 PM
If you haven't had a chance to check out Okkervil River's new album I Am Very Far, then you should head over to their AP.net profile to stream it in its entirety. This was the first album to blow me away on first listen this year, and a month later, it's still one of my favourites of 2011, so I highly recommend checking it out. Will Sheff most certainly still knows how to create a flawless indie-rock and folk record, and his dark lyrics are extremely contagious. But go listen for yourself and let us know what you think.
Lueda Alia on 05/11/11 - 12:06 PM
Okkervil River have confirmed a UK release date for their new record. I Am Very Far will be released on May 9 through Jagjaguwar. You can also get a free download of new album track "Wake and Be Fine" over on their official website now as well as check out the tracklisting and artwork in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 03/10/11 - 03:33 AM
Head over to Okkervil River's website to download their new single "Wake And Be Fine" for free. Their new album I Am Very Far comes out on May 10th.

Track List
01) The Valley
02) Piratess
03) Rider
04) Lay Of the Last Survivor
05) White Shadow Waltz
06) We Need A Myth
07) Hanging From A Hit
08) Show Yourself
09) Your Past Life As A Blast
10) Wake And Be Fine
11) The Rise
Lueda Alia on 03/08/11 - 05:08 PM
Okkervil River will soon be on the road in support of their upcoming album I Am Very Far. Check the dates in the replies.
Lueda Alia on 03/01/11 - 11:04 AM
Arcade Fire have announced details of a spring tour with the likes of Local Natives, The National, Okkervil River and Explosions In The Sky opening various dates. Head to the replies for more details.
Kyle Huntington on 02/18/11 - 05:47 PM
Will Sheff (Okkervil River) opened up about the writing and recording process of their upcoming album I Am Very Far, giving a track-by-track account of it as well.

Track List
01. The Valley
02. Piratess
03. Rider
04. Lay of the Last Survivor
05. White Shadow Waltz
06. We Need A myth
07. Hanging from a Hit
08. Show Yourself
09. Your Past Life As a Blast
10. Wake and Be Fine
11. The Rise
Lueda Alia on 02/09/11 - 10:28 AM
Okkervil River's new single "Mermaid" will come out on February 8th. You can pre-order the 12" here.
Lueda Alia on 02/03/11 - 02:01 PM
Okkervil River will release a new album titled I Am Very Far on May 10th through Jagjaguwar. To get a taste of what's to come, watch them debut their first single, "Wake and Be Fine," on Jimmy Fallon with A.C. Newman (The New Pornographers), Questlove and Damon "Tuba Gooding Jr." Bryson (The Roots) here.
Lueda Alia on 01/11/11 - 09:11 AM
Scott Brackett of Okkervil River will join the Murder By Death line-up during their headlining tour this April and May. Exact dates are in the replies.
Julia Conny on 04/23/10 - 02:38 PM
Will Sheff (of Okkervil River) will be playing a couple of solo shows in California this December.
Tour DatesDecember 17th - San Francisco, CA @ Herbst Theatre
December 19th - San Francisco, CA @ Cafe du Nord
December 20th - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery Masonic Lodge
Lueda Alia on 12/01/08 - 07:45 AM
Check out the cover art to Okkervil River's The Stand Ins in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 05/30/08 - 07:45 PM
Jonathan Melburg of Okkervil River has announced that he will be leaving the band to now focus exclusively on Shearwater, which he is the frontman for. Melburg says the split is "completely amicable;" their new album Rook is out June 3rd on Matador Records.
Paul Tao on 05/12/08 - 10:54 AM
Okkervil River has a new holiday EP called the Golden Opportunities Mixtape to download for free on their website. The EP includes eight covers and one original song recorded live on tour from 2006 to 2007.
Julia Conny on 12/12/07 - 01:38 PM
Damien Jurado is currently touring with Okkervil River, so be sure to catch one of these shows!
Tour DatesSep 7 - Eugene, OR - WOW Hall
Sep 8 - Portland, OR - Berbatis Pan (MusicFest NW)
Sep 9 - Vancouver, BC - Richards on Richards
Sep 10 - Seattle, WA - Neumos
Sep 12 - Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court
Sep 13 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theatre
Sep 14 - Omaha, NE - Waiting Room
Sep 15 - Iowa City, IA - Picador
Sep 17 - Milwaukee, WI - Pabst Theater
Sep 18 - Chicago, IL - Logan Square Auditorium
Sep 19 - Urbana, IL - The Canopy Club (Pygmalion Festival)
Sep 21 - Toronto, Ontario - Lees Palace
Sep 22 - Hamilton, Ontario - Pepper Jacks Cafe
Sep 23 - Montreal, Quebec - La Sala Rossa
Lueda Alia on 09/05/07 - 07:56 PM
Stream Chuck Ragan's Feast or Famine and Okkervil River's The Stage Names at their myspace pages.
Steve Henderson on 08/02/07 - 08:21 PM
Okkervil River have posted a new song, "Our Life Is Not A Movie Or Maybe," on their myspace from their upcoming album.
Lueda Alia on 05/31/07 - 12:42 AM
Okkervil River's upcoming album, The Stage Names, will be released on August 7th on Jagjaguwar Records.

Track Listing
01) Our Life is Not a Movie or Maybe
02) Unless Itís Kicks
03) A Hand to Take Hold of the Scene
04) Savannah Smiles
05) Plus Ones
06) A Girl in Port
07) You Canít Hold the Hand of a Rock and Roll Man
08) Title Track
09) John Allyn Smith Sails
Lueda Alia on 05/10/07 - 12:13 PM
Okkervil River will perform two shows on April 21st and April 30th. More details can be found in the replies.
Lueda Alia on 04/20/07 - 10:33 AM
Okkervil River will be re-releasing Black Sheep Boy; they are also working on their new album, which is due for release later this year.

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Jared Kaufman on 02/06/07 - 01:25 PM
Will Sheff, lead singer of folk-rockers Okkervil River has announced that he will be touring with Josh Ritter for a few West Coast shows late next month. Will will be playing as a solo act and opening the shows.
Dates2/24 - Portland, OR - Aladdin
2/25 - Seattle, WA - Showbox
2/26 - Eugene, OR - WOW Hall
2/28 - San Francisco, CA - Swedish American Music Hall
3/1 - Los Angeles, CA - El Rey Theatre
Paul Tao on 01/23/07 - 10:25 AM
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