‘Fade’ is a follow-up to the band’s 2009 release ‘Popular Songs’ and will be available in a deluxe LP edition featuring a bonus 7” vinyl containing cover-versions of Todd Rundgren’s “I Saw the Light” and Times New Viking’s “Move to California.” Also, a deluxe digital version of the album will include an addition 11-minute untitled bonus track.
Yo La Tengo’s ‘Fade’ album track-listing:
02.) Is That Enough
03.) Well You Better
04.) Paddle Forward
05.) Stupid Things
06.) I’ll Be Around
07.) Cornelia and Jane
08.) Two Trains
09.) The Point of It
10.) Before We Run
The band’s annual string of Hanukkah shows (where they play each night of the holiday at their hometown’s Maxwell restaurant-venue with special guests and shenanigans) will kick off a national/international tour this year. Those dates are as followed (best read when clicked to expand image):
These guys never cease to amaze me — well-crafted, timeless pop tunes by non-rock-star rock-stars. How can you not love them? Since I first heard their acclaimed ”I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One” as a teenager, I still can’t get enough of them.
Here’s a hypnotic jam from that album: