Mumford & Sons Share Details On Their New Album “Babel”

Mumford Sons Babel Artwork Mumford & Sons Share Details On Their New Album Babel

In May we shared some initial news on a possible second Mumford & Sons album releasing in September. The band has now confirmed that the follow up to their commercially successful and critically heralded debut, Sigh No More, will be titled Babel, and is set for a September 25th distribution date. In addition the band also provided both album artwork (above) and the tracklist shown below.

Babel Tracklist:
01. Babel
02. Whispers in the Dark
03. I Will Wait
04. Holland Road
05. Ghosts That We Knew
06. Lover of the Light
07. Lovers’ Eyes
08. Reminder
09. Hopeless Wanderer
10. Broken Crown
11. Below My Feet
12. Not With Haste

Those in the U.S. will have a chance to catch the group perform live across the country starting in August, and leading up to the release of Babel. The full roster of appearances is listed below and also includes international stops later in the fall. Consequence of Sound did a wonderful job of compiling fan-made videos from live Mumford & Sons performances that will offer a preview of some of the new material. Be sure to check that collection out as well.

Mumford and Sons 2012 Tour Dates:
08/01 – Hoboken, NJ @ Pier A *
08/04 – Portland, ME @ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover
08/06 – Providence, RI @ Providence Performing Arts Center *
08/07 – Canandaigua, NY @ Marvin Sands Performing Arts *
08/09 – Portsmouth, VA @ nTelos Wireless Pavilion *
08/11 – Bristol, VA @ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover
08/13 – Louisville, KY @ Louisville Waterfront Park *
08/14 – Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion *
08/18 – Dixon, IL @ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover
08/20 – Lincoln, NE @ Pinewood Bowl Theatre *
08/21 – Laramie, WY @ Gryphon Theatre
08/22 – Magna, UT @ The Saltair
08/25 – Monterey, CA @ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover
08/28 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Ampitheatre *
09/01 – Snowmass Village, CO @ Jazz Aspen Snowmass Festival
10/12 – Perth, AU @ Belvoir Ampitheatre
10/13 – Perth, AU @ Belvoir Ampitheatre
10/15 – Adelaide, AU @ Entertainment Centre
10/17 – Brisbane, AU @ Riverstage
10/18 – Sydney, AU @ Entertainment Centre
10/23 – Hobart, AU @ Derwent Entertainment Centre
10/25 – Melbourne, AU @ Rod Laver Arena
10/26 – Canberra, AU @ Royal Theatre
10/28 – Cairns, AU @ Kuranda Ampitheatre
10/29 – Townsville, AU @ Convention Centre
10/31 – Gold Coast, AU @ Convention Centre
11/02 – Auckland, NZ @ Vector Arena
11/04 – Welllington, NZ @ Town Hall
11/05 – Welllington, NZ @ Town Hall
11/06 – Christchurch, NZ @ CBS Arena

* = w/ Dawes