29-June 2011
and reveal artwork for THE RIP TIDE OUT 29th August ON POMPEII RECORDS
The CD digipak The Rip Tide comes with a booklet and the deluxe heavyweight vinyl is entirely cloth bound and includes an MP3 download code for the album

Full Tracklisting:

01 A Candle's Fire
02 Santa Fe
04 Goshen
05 Payne's Bay
06 The Rip Tide
07 Vagabond
08 The Peacock
09 Port of Call

Beirut is set to embark on its first international tour in over four years in support of The Rip Tide, out 29th August on Pompeii Records.
Joining Beirut leader Zach Condon (ukulele, trumpet, piano, vocals) on the road is Perrin Cloutier (accordion, piano), Paul Collins (electric bass, upright bass), Ben Lanz (trumpet, piano, tuba), Nick Petree (drums), and Kelly Pratt (trumpet, euphonium). A six piece band who has consistently honed their live show throughout the band’s career, Beirut puts on an undeniably solid and confident performance and shows a singular band maturing both on record and in concert.
Few predicted the inward journey Condon has achieved on The Rip Tide. With songs that speak of universal human themes that are less fabricated stories than impressions of life at a quarter century of age, the album exposes a depth of honesty that outstrips the simplified nomadic troubadour image of his past. 
30-Jun UK London UK Hyde Park w/ Arcade Fire
03-Jul EU St. Gallen Switzerland Montreuz Jazz Fest
05-Jul EU Ferrara Italy Castello Piazza w/ The National
07-Jul EU Novisad Serbia EXIT Festival
09-Jul EU Trencin Slovakia Pohoda Festival
12-Jul EU Arles France Festival Les Suds
14-Jul EU Meco Portugal Super Bock Super Rock Festival
16-Jul EU Benicassim Spain Benicassim Festival
18-Jul EU Lyon France Festival Nuits De Fourviere
20-Jul EU Nyon Switzerland Paleo Festival
29-Jul US Portland ME State Theater
31-Jul CAN Montreal QC Osheaga
02-Aug CAN Toronto ON The Phoenix
04-Aug CAN Toronto ON The Phoenix w/ Owen Pallett
05-Aug US Chicago  IL  Lollapalooza
06-Aug US Chicago  IL  Lollapalooza
07-Aug US Chicago  IL  Lollapalooza
10-Aug CAN Vancouver BC Commodore
12-Aug US Portland OR Crystal Ballroom
14-Aug US San Francisco CA Outside Lands
02-Sep UK Dorset UK End of the Road
04-Sep UK Stradballyr Ireland Electric Picnic
06-Sep UK Manchester UK Academy
08-Sep EU Amsterdam The Netherlands Paradiso
12-Sep EU Paris France Olympia
14-Sep EU Brussels Belgium AB
16-Sep UK London UK Brixton Academy
21-Sep US New York NY Terminal 5
22-Sep US New York NY Terminal 5
28-Sep US Denver CO Fillmore Auditorium
04-Oct US Los Angeles CA Greek Theatre
09-Oct US St. Louis MO The Pageant
11-Oct US Royal Oak MI  Royal Oak Music Hall
25-Oct US Richmond VA The National
27-Oct US Atlanta GA Variety Playhouse
29-Oct US Austin TX Stubbs Waller Creek
11-Nov US Cincinnati OH Bogarts
13-Nov US Philadelphia PA Electric Factory
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