Circles Around the Sun Announce New Album, Song, and Tour

Circles Around the Sun

Circles Around the Sun have revealed their next studio album, Language, will be coming this spring. Their fourth full-length record will dive deeper into extraterrestrial dance grooves that they started exploring on their 2020 self-titled release. Bassist Dan Horne says it has its own flavor.

“There’s a bit of a different arc to ‘Language,’” he says. “The first couple of songs are gonna put you in a certain headspace, and then the party happens later on.”

The band has announced a tour for the winter ahead of the album, and they’ve also given us a taste of it with a first single called “Outer Boroughs”.

“‘Outer Boroughs’ was initially composed when the track emerged from an impromptu jam in the studio around a four-chord sequence Adam was playing around with,” says guitarist John Lee Shannon. “Dan’s bassline is one of my favorites, and is unusual in that he initially heard the ‘1’ in a different place than intended, giving extra emphasis to the downbeat of the second measure.”

Get ready to groove:

Circles Around the Sun’s tour dates pick up in Roanoke, Virginia, on December 29th and will focus on the mid-Atlantic through January.

Dec 29Roanoke, VA5 Points Music Sanctuary
Dec 30Winston Salem, NCThe Ramkat
Dec 31Richmond, VAThe National *
Jan 20Albany, NYLark Hall
Jan 21Brooklyn, NYBrooklyn Bowl
Jan 22Ardmore, PAArdmore Music Hall
Jan 25Pittsburgh, PAThunderbird Music Hall
Jan 26Harrisburg, PAXL Live
Jan 27Asbury Park, NJWonder Bar
Jan 28Fairfield, CTStageOne
Jan 29Cambridge, MAThe Sinclair

* with the Infamous Stringdusters

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