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Beach House announce new album ‘Once Twice Melody’ and UK/EU tour dates

The album will be released in four parts over the next few months, with the first instalment dropping tonight

By Will Richards

Beach House in black-and-white, facing each other in front of a series of white flowers
Beach House. (Credit: David Belisle).

Beach House have announced details of their eighth studio album – ‘Once Twice Melody’ will come out in four parts, with the first instalment released tonight (November 9).

The Baltimore dream-pop band‘s new album, which follows 2018’s ‘7’, will arrive in full on February 18, 2022 via Bella Union, with four- and five-song snippets released at regular intervals from now until then.

The four songs set to be released at midnight tonight, also the first four songs on the full album, are its title track and opening song, ‘Superstar’, ‘Pink Funeral’ and ‘Through Me’.

See the full scheduled release plan below, alongside the two album covers for ‘Once Twice Melody’ – in silver and gold versions – below:

Chapter 1 – November 10, 2021

1. Once Twice Melody
2. Superstar
3. Pink Funeral
4. Through Me

Chapter 2 – December 8, 2021

5. Runaway
6. ESP
7. New Romance
8. Over and Over

Chapter 3 – January 19, 2022

9. Sunset
10. Only You Know
11. Another Go Around
12. Masquerade
13. Illusion of Forever

Chapter 4 – February 18, 2022

14. Finale
15. The Bells
16. Hurts to Love
17. Many Nights
18. Modern Love Stories

Following the album’s release, Beach House are set to head out on a US tour beginning on the album’s release date (February 18) in Pittsburgh.

They’ll then hit the UK and Europe, with the run including a huge London show at Brixton Academy, before the tour heads back to the States and wraps up in late July.

See the full list of UK and European dates below, with tickets on sale here from 10am local time on Friday, November 19.

MAY 2022
21 – Dublin, The National Stadium
23 – Glasgow, Barrowland Ballroom
24 – Manchester, Academy
26 – London, Brixton Academy
28 – Antwerp, De Roma
30 – Brussels, Ancienne Belgique
31 – Paris, L’Olympia

JUNE 2022
2 – Nimes, Paloma
4 – Barcelona, Primavera Sound
7 – Cologne, Carlswerk Victoria
8 – Berlin, Columbiahalle
9 – Copenhagen, Falkoner Centre