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    Fri, 13 Feb 2009 12:01:55

    Iron and Wine Announces Double LP, Special Shows - Both happen in May

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    While he's only been around since 2002, Sam Beam has compiled enough back catalogue material for a double CD collection of Iron & Wine rarities called Around the Well. Due out May 19 through Beam's longtime label Sub Pop, it features home recordings, full band jams, and covers of the Postal Service ("Such Great Heights"), New Order ("Love Vigilantes") and the Flaming Lips ("Waitin' For a Superman").

    To help celebrate this imminent collection of deep cuts, Iron & Wine will play intimate shows in six cities this May, starting with a two-night stand in Seattle on May 4 and 5. A number of different artists will open the tour, including Flight of the Conchords, Lia Ices and Partyface. Outside of that, fans can vote on each show's setlist here.

    Around the Well:

    Disc 1:
    1. Dearest Forsaken
    2. Morning
    3. Loud as Hope
    4. Peng! 33
    5. Sacred Vision
    6. Friends They Are Jewels
    7. Hickory
    8. Waitin' for a Superman
    9. Swans and the Swimming
    10. Call Your Boys
    11. Such Great Heights

    Disc 2:
    1. Communion Cups & Someone's Coat
    2. Belated Promise Ring
    3. God Made the Automobile
    4. Homeward, These Shoes
    5. Love Vigilantes
    6. Sinning Hands
    7. No Moon
    8. Serpent Charmer
    9. Carried Home
    10. Kingdom of the Animals
    11. Arms of a Thief
    12. The Trapeze Swinger

    5/4 Seattle, WA - Vera Project *
    5/5 Seattle, WA - Triple Door ^
    5/6 San Francisco, CA - Swedish American Hall *
    5/7 San Francisco, CA - Swedish American Hall #
    5/8 Los Angeles, CA - Masonic Hall at Hollywood Forever Cemetery ^$
    5/9 Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour *
    5/12 Chicago, IL - Lakeshore Theatre @
    5/13 Chicago, IL - Schubas
    5/16 Denver, CO - Red Rocks &
    5/17 New York, NY - Abrons Arts Center %
    5/18 New York, NY - Abrons Arts Center ~

    * with Yogoman Burning Band
    ^ with Alela Diane
    # with Magic Leaves
    $ with DJ Small Town Talk
    @ with Katie Stelmanis
    & with Flight of the Conchords
    % with Lia Ices
    ~ with Partyface

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff

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