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MP3: Cursive Share ‘The Sun And Moon’

By Staff on January 3, 2012

 

MP3: Cursive Share ‘The Sun And Moon’

Today, Cursive debuted a new single, "The Sun and Moon" from their upcoming record, I Am Gemini, via Rolling Stone. The new album will be released on February 21st through Saddle Creek. This is the band's seventh album, and will revolve around twin brothers (Cassius and Pollock) separated at birth.

Because of the record's title, the twin-brothers concept, and the inclusion of Greek gods into the albums' first single, it is easy to confuse Cursive's brothers for the Greek twin brothers, Castor and Pollux, who were transformed by Zeus into the constellation Gemini. The greek tale doesn't have the good and evil duality that Cursive have described their album consists of, but if you listen closely to "The Sun and Moon," you'll know what we're talking about. Take a listen below.

You can also catch upcoming tour dates and the album's tracklist below.

 

You can also get a small album preview via Spotify.


Cursive, "The Sun and Moon"
by FILTER Magazine

 

LIVE TOUR DATES:

2/12         DENVER, CO                      LARIMER LOUNGE*
2/14         SALT LAKE CITY, UT         URBAN LOUNGE^
2/15         BOISE, ID                             NEUROLUX^
2/17         SEATTLE, WA                      NEUMO’S**
2/18         VANCOUVER, BC               MEDIA CLUB**
2/19         PORTLAND, OR                  BUNK BAR**
2/22         SAN FRANCISCO, CA        GREAT AMERICAN MUSIC HALL**
                                                                 (Noise Pop festival)
2/24         LOS ANGELES, CA             TROUBADOUR**
2/25         POMONA, CA                       GLASSHOUSE**
2/26         SAN DIEGO, CA                  CASBAH**
2/27         TEMPE, AZ                           CRESCENT BALLROOM**
2/28         ALBUQUERQUE, NM          LAUNCHPAD**
3/1           WICHITA, KS                         ABODE**
3/2           KANSAS CITY, MO               RECORD BAR**
3/3           OMAHA, NE                           SLOWDOWN**
3/22         IOWA CITY, IA                        THE MILL#
3/23         MINNEAPOLIS, MN              400 BAR#
3/24         MADISON, WI                        HIGH NOON SALOON#
3/25         CHICAGO, IL                         LINCOLN HALL#
3/26         CHAMPAIGN, IL                    HIGH DIVE#
3/27         ANN ARBOR, MI                   THE BLIND PIG#
3/28         PITTSBURGH, PA                MR. SMALL’S#
3/29         CLEVELAND, OH                 GROG SHOP#
3/30         BUFFALO, NY                       MOHAWK#
3/31         TORONTO, ONT                  HORSESHOE TAVERN#
4/2            BOSTON, MA                       MIDDLE EAST#
4/3            NEW YORK, NY                  BOWERY BALLROOM#
4/4            NEW YORK, NY                  BOWERY BALLROOM#
4/5            PHILADELPHIA, PA           UNION TRANSFER#
4/6            WASHINGTON, DC           BLACK CAT#
4/7             RALEIGH, NC                    KING’S BARCADE#
4/8             ATLANTA, GA                     THE EARL#
4/9             ST. AUGUSTINE, FL        CAFÉ ELEVEN#
4/10           ORLANDO, FL                  THE SOCIAL#
4/11           TALLAHASSEE, FL          CLUB DOWN UNDER#
4/13           HOUSTON, TX                  FITZGERALD’S#
4/14           AUSTIN, TX                       MOHAWK#
4/15           DALLAS, TX                      TREES#
4/17           MEMPHIS, TN                   HI TONE#
4/18           LEXINGTON, KY              COSMIC CHARLIE’S#
4/20           ST. LOUIS, MO                 OFF BROADWAY#
4/21           COLUMBIA, MO                MOJOS#

* Ume support
^ Ume and Mt. Moriah support
** Ume and Virgin Islands support
# Cymbals Eat Guitars and Conduits support

I Am Gemini Tracklist:

1. This House Alive
2. Warmer Warmer
3. The Sun and Moon
4. Drunken Birds
5. Lullaby for No Name
6. Double Dead
7. Gemini
8. Twin Dragon/Hello Skeleton
9. Wowowow
10. This House a Lie
11. The Cat and Mouse
12. A Birthday Bash
13. Eulogy for No Name

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