Grandaddy stream new album ‘Last Place’

Grandaddy stream new album 'Last Place'.

Today, Grandaddy are streaming their forthcoming release, Last Place, in its entirety via NPR. The full-length will be released via 30th Century Records / Columbia on March 3rd, 2017, it’s the band’s first new material since 2006.

Grandaddy will also be playing just one show at this year’s SXSW in celebration of the new album – taking place March 17th at Stubb’s in Austin, TX.

After Grandaddy broke up in 2006, Jason Lytle relocated to Montana, where he happily made two solo albums, and reconnected with the natural world around him. Eventually, though, life uprooted him again, taking him to Portland, Oregon until he eventually returned to his former home of Modesto, California. The return to California was practical (he needed to be near his bandmates) but also appropriate: he had started writing songs that he felt would be fitting for another Grandaddy album. Last Place, is a symphonic swirl of lo-fi sonics and mile-high harmonies, found sounds and electronics-gone-awry mingling with perfect, power pop guitar tones. Lytle’s voice sounds as warm and intimate as ever, giving graceful levity to the doomsday narratives that have dominated the Grandaddy output.

Grandaddy also begin playing their first shows in support of Last Place next week, starting with a hometown show at San Francisco’s Bimbo’s 365 Club, and a show at New York City’s Le Poisson Rouge.

GRANDADDY TOUR DATES
(new dates in bold)

February 26 – Bimbo’s 365 Club, San Francisco – SOLD OUT
February 28 – Le Poisson Rouge, New York City – SOLD OUT
March 1 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY SOLD OUT
March 2 – Rough Trade, Brooklyn, NY – SOLD OUT
March 17 – Stubb’s, Austin TX
March 20 – Barby Club, Tel Aviv, Israel – SOLD OUT
March 21 – Barby Club, Tel Aviv, Israel – SOLD OUT
March 23 – Potterrow, Edinburgh, UK
March 25 – 6Music Festival – O2 Academy, Glasgow, Scotland
March 26 – Hoults Yard, Newcastle, UK
March 27 – Irish Centre, Leeds, UK
March 28 – Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
March 29 – Rock City, Nottingham, UK
March 31 – Colton Hall, Bristol, UK
April 1 – Concorde, Brighton, UK
April 3 – Roundhouse, London, UK
April 5 – AB Hall, Brussels, Belgium – SOLD OUT
April 6 – La Gaite Lyrique, Paris, France
April 7 – Motel Mozaique Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands
April 8 – Little Waves @ C Mine – Genk, Belgium
April 9 – Aeronef, Lille, France
May 6 – Imperial – Vancouver, BC
May 8 – Neptune Theater- Seattle, WA
May 9 – Revolution Hall- Portland, OR (2 shows)
May 11 – Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA
May 12 – The Fonda Theater – Los Angeles, CA
May 13 – Pappy & Harriet’s – Pioneertown, CA
June 1 to 3 – Primavera Festival, Barcelona, Spain
June 4 – Magnolia – Milan, Italy tickets
June 5 – Teatro Arena Conchiglia – Sestri Levante, Italy
June 8 to 10 – Primavera Festival, Porto, Portugal
June 10 – This is Not a Love Song Festival – Nimes, France
July 12 to 16 – Dour Festival – Dour, Belgium