Back in 2002, Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst put out a punk, post hardcore (ish) album with a side project called Desaparecidos. “Read Music/Speak Spanish” was the only album the band ever released and their touring was sparse. It was one of the few projects that left fans wanting more…for a very long time. That is, until now.
Thirteen years later, a few months after announcing they would play multiple festival spots this year, comes the album announcement and cover art (below).
“Payola” is set to be released June 23 on Epitaph Records. Co-production from Mike Mogis and features from Against Me!‘s Laura Jane Grace, Cursive‘s Tim Kasher, and So So Glos have been confirmed.
Pre-Order “Payola” HERE!
Here is “City On The Hill”, the band’s latest track.
“Payola” Track Listing:
1. The Left Is Right
2. The Underground Man
3. City on the Hill [ft. Tim Kasher]
4. Golden Parachutes [ft. Laura Jane Grace]
7. Te Amo Camila Vallejo
8. Ralphy’s Cut
10. Slacktivist [ft. So So Glos]
11. Search the Searches
12. 10 Steps Behind
13. Von Maur Massacre
Desaparecidos Tour Dates:
04-08 Denver, CO – The Fillmore Auditorium *
04-10 Magna, UT – The Great Saltair *
04-12 Indio, CA – Coachella Music Festival
04-13 Los Angeles, CA – Roxy Theatre #!
04-15 Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Expo Hall *^
04-16 San Francisco, CA – Regency Ballroom #!
04-19 Indio, CA – Coachella
07-17 Louisville, KY – Forecastle Festival
07-31 – 08-02 Montreal, Quebec – Osheaga Music and Arts Festival
08-08-09 Atlanta, GA – The Wrecking Ball Festival
* with Brand New
# with Joyce Manor
! with Touché Amoré
^ with Built to Spill