The smoky, mysterious French-Canadian Besnard Lakes will descend upon Tempe this May.
The smoky, mysterious French-Canadian Besnard Lakes will descend upon Tempe this May.

Besnard Lakes Add Tempe to Their North American Tour

More show announcements, more show announcements, more show announcements.


Tempe's Sail Inn has tapped Quebecois husband and wife-led collective The Besnard Lakes to play a date on their upcoming spring North American tour. It's a busy spring, indeed, for the band as they have a showcase at SXSW in March, followed by a small European tour before heading back to their native Canada and on down south to their beloved neighbors to the south -- including a May date in sleepy, bucolic Tempe.
The Besnard Lakes will play The Sail Inn Friday, May 14. The show is a 21+ affair, sorry kids, and tickets will go on sale this Friday at 10 AM.

The band is readying their newest album, The Besnard Lakes Are The Roaring Night, for its March 9 release date on Jagaguwar. Their roaring single "Albatross" is out now and it just so happens to be available for download. It is most definitely worth a listen or two, if you've got the time. You can download and listen for yourself here. Yes, it's free.

What's that? You say you want a tracklisting for The Besnard Lakes Are The Roaring Night? Please to enjoy:

1. Like The Ocean, Like The Innocent; Pt. 1: The Ocean 
2. Like The Ocean, Like The Innocent; Pt. 2: The Innocent 
3. Chicago Train 
4. Albatross 
5. Glass Printer 
6. Land of Living Skies; Pt. 1: The Land 
7. Land of Living Skies; Pt. 2: The Living Skies 
8. And This is What We Call Progress 
9. Light Up The Night 
10. The Lonely Moan

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