Mark Kozelek has announced that Sun Kil Moon will release a brand new full-length album titled Benji Feb. 4 via his own Caldo Verde label. The album features a list of guest musicians on it, including Sonic Youth’s Steve Shelley, Seattle singer-songwriter Jen Wood, Casiotone for the Painfully Alone’s Owen Ashworth, and Will Oldham, aka Bonnie “Prince” Billy.
Kozelek has made a new track titled “Richard Ramirez Died Today of Natural Causes,” which you can stream right now via Pitchfork.
He has also lined up a series of tour dates for the fall and winter, including some Sun Kil Moon dates in 2014. Check out the itinerary below.
10/7 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
10/10 Torres Novas, Portugal – Vagabundo Festival
10/11 Aveiro, Portugal – Vagabundo Festival
10/12 Torres Vedras, Portugal – Vagabundo Festival
10/14 Barcelona, Spain – Heliogàbal [early show] 10/14 Barcelona, Spain – Heliogàbal [late show] 10/15 Madrid, Spain – El Sol
10/16 Seville, Spain – Sala Malandar
10/17 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain – Cicca
10/19 Malmõ, Sweden – KB
10/20 Gothenberg, Sweden – Stenammarsalen
10/21 Stockholm, Sweden – Sodra Teatern
10/22 Copenhagen, Denmark – Jazzhouse
10/24 Tel Aviv, Israel – Zappa Club
10/27 London, England – Union Chapel
10/28 Birmingham, England – Leamington the Assembly
10/29 Brighton, England – All Saints Church
12/19 Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
12/21 Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
12/22 Austin, TX – Central Presbyterian Church
Sun Kil Moon:
2/20 Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater
2/21 Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
2/22 Vancouver, British Columbia – Biltmore Cabaret
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