Hear the title track from Beirut’s new album, Gallipoli

Zach Condon will release his fifth LP on February 1

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Zach Condon will release his fifth album under the Beirut moniker on February 1, via 4AD.

Hear the title track from Gallipoli below:

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Writing about the song, Condon says: “We stumbled into the medieval-fortressed island town of Gallipoli one night and followed a brass band procession fronted by priests carrying a statue of the town’s saint through the winding narrow streets behind what seemed like the entire town. The next day I wrote the song entirely in one sitting, pausing only to eat.”

Tickets for Beirut’s 2019 world tour go on sale this Friday (October 27). See the full list of tourdates below:

10 February – BROOKLYN, NY, Brooklyn Steel
11 February – BROOKLYN, NY, Brooklyn Steel
12 February – BROOKLYN, NY, Music Hall of Williamsburg
14 February – WASHINGTON, DC, Anthem
15 February – PHILADELPHIA, PA, Tower
16 February – BOSTON, MA, Orpheum
18 February – MONTREAL, QC, Metropolis
19 February – TORONTO, ON, Sony Centre
21 February – MILWAUKEE, WI, Pabst Theatre
22 February – CHICAGO, IL, Riviera
23 February – MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Palace Theatre
26 February – VANCOUVER, BC, Orpheum
27 February – SEATTLE, WA, Paramount
28 February – PORTLAND, OR, Schnitzer
3 March – OAKLAND, CA, Fox
5 March – LOS ANGELES, CA, Wiltern
30 March – BERLIN, Funkhaus
31 March – BERLIN, Funkhaus
2 April – BRUSSELS, Forest National
4 April – GRONINGEN, De Oosterpoort
5 April – PARIS, Le Grand Rex
6 April – COLOGNE, Palladium
8 April – UTRECHT, TivoliVrendenburg
10 April – MANCHESTER, Albert Hall
11 April – LEEDS, Leeds Town Hall
12 April – LONDON, Eventim Apollo
14 April – VIENNA, Gasometer
15 April – MUNICH, Zenith
18 April – MILAN, Alcatraz
19 April – ZURICH, Volkshaus

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