Hear Grizzly Bear’s Frenetic New Song ‘Mourning Sound,’ First Tour in Four Years
Grizzly Bear released a new song from their forthcoming fifth album, Painted Ruins. The upbeat pop-rock song “Mourning Sound” has the steady bass build of a U2 song and singer Ed Droste’s voice in the first verses sounds eerily (and wonderfully) Bono-esque.
Grizzly Bear also announced their first tour in four years. The 26-date fall trek, which spans North American and Europe, launches October 5th in Dublin and concludes December 13th in L.A., Pitchfork reports.The indie-rock band last toured behind their fourth LP, 2012’s Shields, though they did perform in 2016 at a rally supporting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign.
In April 2015, Droste told Rolling Stone that the band was “feeling more adventurous with the sonic directions” of their new material. “[We’re] changing it up a little bit – not like, a techno dance album,” he said. “It’s in the beginning…