forgiveness rock recordIndie innovators Broken Social Scene have announced the release of a new album after a five year wait. Released on the 4th of May this year, Forgiveness Rock Record will be the band’s 5th full album release – and Feist is back in the mix, as well as members of Pavement, Do Make Say Think and cerebral songsmiths Cake. You can download a sample track fro their website by giving them your email address, and if you like what you hear, then they’re touring the new album in the USA and Europe – dates below.

Sunday March 14th, 2010    Elkton, FL    Harvest Of Hope Festival
Thursday March 18th, 2010    Austin, TX    Stubbs BBQ
Friday March 19th, 2010    Austin, TX    The Parish
Saturday May 1st, 2010    San Francisco, CA    The Fillmore
Monday May 3rd, 2010    Los Angeles, CA    Henry Fonda Theatre
Friday May 7th, 2010    New York, NY    Webster Hall
Thursday May 13th, 2010    London, UK    Brixton Academy
Friday May 14th, 2010    Minehead @ Butlins, UK    All Tomorrow’s Parties (Matt Groening curating)
Saturday May 15th, 2010    Brighton, UK    The Great Escape
Monday May 17th, 2010    London, UK    Heaven

Tuesday May 18th, 2010    Amsterdam, Netherlands    Melkweg
Wednesday May 19th, 2010    Cologne, Germany    Burgerhaus Stollwerck
Friday May 21st, 2010    Paris, France    La Maroquinerie
Sunday May 23rd, 2010    Linz, AUT    LinzFest
Monday May 24th, 2010    Berlin, Germany    Kesselhaus
Thursday May 27th, 2010    Barcelona, Spain    Primavera Sound Festival
Saturday May 29th, 2010    George, WA    Sasquatch Festival
Saturday June 19th, 2010    Toronto, ON    Olympic Island