Japandroids to release ‘Celebration Rock’ June 5th on Polyvinyl Records

JAPANDROIDS RELEASE CELEBRATION ROCK JUNE 5 ON POLYVINYL UK, EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA TOUR“THE HOUSE THAT HEAVEN BUILT” SINGLE OUT MAY15th

Vancouver duo Japandroids long awaited follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2009 debut, Post-Nothing, will see its release this summer.Celebration Rock will be available June 5th on Polyvinyl Record Co. On May 15th, Brian King (vocals, guitar) and Dave Prowse (vocals, drums) will release the first single off the record, “The House That Heaven Built” as the 4th installment of their 7” series, which also features a B-Side cover of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds’ “Jack The Ripper”. Listen to the track at www.japandroids.com.

“On a lot of this new record, we actually tried to simulate the sound of what we thought the crowd would do during the songs,” says King. “Dave and I were in the studio just screaming out as if we were in the audience at our own show.”

Celebration Rock, featuring eight new tracks, will be available on CD/LP/Digital.There is also a limited edition of 1,000 on 180-gram red vinyl available for pre- order at: http://polyvinylrecords.com/celebrationrock

Starting mid-May, Japandroids will head out on what will be a long road of touring. See all tour dates below.

Celebration Rock track listing:
1. The Nights Of Wine And Roses
2. Fire’s Highway
3. Evil’s Sway
4. For The Love Of Ivy
5. Adrenaline Nightshift
6. Younger Us
7. The House That Heaven Built
8. Continuous Thunder

Japandroids on tour!
5/17/12 – Cardiff, UK @ Club Ifor Bach
5/18/12 – Brighton, UK @ Green Door Store
5/19/12 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
5/21/12 – Bristol, UK @ Cooler
5/22/12 – London, UK @ CAMP (basement)
5/23/12 – Manchester, UK @ Soup Kitchen
5/24/12 – Glasgow, UK @ King Tuts
5/25/12 – Leeds, UK @ Cockpit 2
5/26/12 – Nottingham, UK @ Bodega
5/31/12 – Barcelona, ESP @ Parc del Forum (Primavera Sound)
6/11/12 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
6/12/12 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
6/14/12 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
6/15/12 – Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex
6/16/12 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
6/19/12 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
6/21/12 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
6/22/12 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
6/23/12 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
6/25/12 – Montreal, PQ @ La Sala Rossa
6/26/12 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
6/27/12 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
6/29/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
6/30/12 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
7/3/12 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
7/7/12 – Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore

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