TV on the Radio share new single “Happy Idiot”, announce tour dates


TV on the Radio have unveiled additional details of their fifth studio album, Seeds, including the album’s first single and a supporting North American tour.

Seeds will be released on November 18th via Harvest Records. Spanning 12 tracks, it was produced by the band’s own Dave Sitek. You can find the tracklist and artwork below.

As a preview of the LP, the band has let loose “Happy Idiot” as the lead single. Similar to recent standalone single “Mercy”, it’s a high-energy rocker that recalls the best of the NYC scene circa the early 2000s. Listen below.

Seeds Tracklist:
01. Quartz
02. Careful You
03. Could You
04. Happy Idiot
05. Test Pilot
06. Love Stained
07. Ride
08. Right Now
09. Winter
10. Lazerray
11. Trouble
12. Seeds

Seeds Artwork:

tv on the radio seeds

In support of the album, TVOTR have plotted out North American tour dates for later this year. Following a show with Massive Attack and a pair of festival appearances, they’ll strike out on their own come mid-November. See the full docket below.

TV on the Radio 2014 Tour Dates:
10/17 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl *
10/18 – Big Sur, CA @ Henry Miller Library
10/19 – San Francisco, CA @ Treasure Island Music Festival
10/22 – Los Angeles, CA @ Regent
10/24 – Joshua Tree, CA @ Pappy & Harriets
10/25 – Las Vegas, NV @ Life is Beautiful Music Festival
11/12 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix
11/13 – Montreal, QC @ Corona
11/14 – Boston, MA @ Paradise
11/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
11/18 – New York, NY @ Apollo Theater
11/21 – Brooklyn, N Y @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/22 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

* = w/ Massive Attack