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Saint Etienne details new album: Words and Music by Saint Etienne

on February 21, 2012, 12:09pm

stettienne1 Saint Etienne details new album: Words and Music by Saint Etienne

Late last month, UK dance-pop outfit Saint Etienne returned after a seven-year absence to debut their new single, “Tonight”. As Pitchfork reports, the rest of their eighth LP, entitled Words and Music by Saint Etienne, will arrive on May 21st via Universal.

Singer-keybaordist Bob Stanley said the effort examines “how music affects your life,” and “how it defines the way you see the world as a child, how it can get you through bad times in unexpected ways.” Other album tracks include “25 Years”, “Record Doctor”, and “When I Was 17”.

Below, check out the newly revealed video for “Tonight”. The single will arrive on May 5th, backed with remixes by Richard X, Club Clique, and The 2 Bears.

You’ll find the group’s upcoming tour schedule below, as well.

Saint Etienne 2012 Tour Dates:
05/22 Sheffield, UK @ Leadmill
05/23 Glasgow, UK @ Oran Mor
05/24 Liverpool, UK @ Kazimer
05/25 Cardiff, UK @ Gate Theatre
05/26 Leamington Spa, UK @ Assembly
05/28 London, England – Palladium
05/30-06/03 – Barcelona, ES @ Primavera Sound
06/07-10 – Porto, PT @ Optimus Primavera Sound
08/16-18 – St. Polten, AU @ Frequency Festival