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After sharing an intense but inventive video for “Concrete” last week, Crystal Castles have announced their first album without former vocalist Alice Glass, who left last year. The new vocalist, Edith Frances, appeared in the video for “Concrete,” sporting a very similar vocal style to that of Glass. The upcoming album will release next month on August 18, and is titled AMNESTY (I), making it the first album from Crystal Castles to not be self-titled.

The record is set to include the previously released “Frail” as well as “Femen,” which they previewed in a rather upsetting video featuring footage of birds stuck in mist nets. The duo have also announced that they’ll be setting out on their first world tour following the departure of Alice Glass.

Check out the gothic cover art above. Listen to “Char” below, and check out the video for “Concrete” alongside the tracklist for the album and tour dates below that.



AMNESTY (I) Tracklist:

01. “Femen”
02. “Fleece”
03. “Char”
04. “Enth”
05. “Sadist”
06. “Teach Her How to Hunt”
07. “Chloroform”
08. “Frail”
09. “Concrete”
10. “Ornament”
11. “Kept”
12. “Their Kindness Is Charade”


Crystal Castles 2016 World Tour:

07-15-16 Vienna, Austria – Out of the Woods
07-21 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
07-22 Seattle, WA – Capitol Hill Block Party
07-23 Vancouver, British Columbia – Commodore Ballroom
07-29-31 Płock, Poland – Audioriver Festival
08-05 Castellón, Spain – Arenal Sound Festival
08-06 Palermo, Italy – Ypsigrock Festival
08-12 Piestany, Slovakia – Grape Festival
08-16 Budapest, Hungary – Sziget Festival
08-19 Hasselt, Belgium – Pukkelpop Festival
08-21 Lviv, Ukraine- Zaxidfest
08-26 Reading, England – Reading Festival
08-27 Leeds, England – Leeds Festival
09-06 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
09-08 Atlanta, GA – The Loft, US
09-09 New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks
09-10 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall Downstairs
09-13 Dallas, TX – Trees
09-14 Austin, TX – Empire Garage
09-16 Phoenix, AZ – The Pressroom
09-17 San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park
09-21 San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
09-22 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory
09-23 Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre
09-23-25 Las Vegas, NV – Life Is Beautiful Festival
09-27 Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
09-28 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
09-30 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
10-01 Chicago, IL – Metro
10-02 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
10-06 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
10-07 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts
10-08 Washington, DC – Black Cat
10-09 Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
10-11 Montreal, Quebec – Theatre Fairmount
10-12 Toronto, Ontario – The Hoxton
10-20 Frankfurt, Germany – Zoom
10-22 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Melkweg
10-24 Copenhagen, Denmark – Vega
10-25 Malmo, Sweden – Kulturbolaget
10-26 Oslo, Norway – Sentrum Scene
10-28 Stockholm, Sweden – Debaserstrand
10-29 Aarhus, Denmark – Voxhall
10-31 Berlin, Germany – Columbia Theatre
11-01 Hamburg, Germany – Uebel & Gefaehrlich
11-02 Cologne, Germany – Essigfabrik
11-05 Dublin, Ireland – Metropolis Festival
11-26 Singapore – Neon Lights Festival
11-27 Hong Kong – Clockenflap Festival
12-02 Paris, France – Elysee Montmartre
12-03 Bordeaux, France – Krakatoa
12-05 Bilbao, Spain – Kafe Antrokia
12-07 Oporto, Portugal – Hard Club
12-08 Lisbon, Portugal – Paradise Garage
12-09 Madrid, Spain – Teatro Barcelo
12-10 Barcelona, Spain – Apolo
12-12 Bologna, Italy – Zona Roveri
12-13 Milan, Italy – Fabrirque
12-14 Zurich, Switzerland – X-tra Limmithaus
12-15 Luxembourg – Den Atelier