The Baltimore duo return with their fifth album.

Beach House — the duo of Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally — will follow-up 2012’s Bloom with the impeccably-titled Depression Cherry. The band has shared the following statement, along with a track listing annotated with selected lyrics.

“In general, this record shows a return to simplicity, with songs structured around a melody and a few instruments, with live drums playing a far lesser role. With the growing success of Teen Dream and Bloom, the larger stages and bigger rooms naturally drove us towards a louder, more aggressive place; a place farther from our natural tendencies. Here, we continue to let ourselves evolve while fully ignoring the commercial context in which we exist.”

1. Levitation – “The branches of the trees, they will hang lower now, you will grow too quick, then you will get over it”
2. Sparks – “It’s a gift, taken from the lips, you live again”
3. Space Song – “What makes this fragile world go ‘round, were you ever lost, was she ever found?”
4. Beyond Love – “They take the simple things inside you and put nightmares in your hands”
5. 10:37 – “ Here she comes, all parts of everything, stars in the motherhand”
6. PPP – “Did you see it coming, it happened so fast, the timing was perfect, water on glass…”
7. Wildflower – “What’s left you make something of it”
8. Bluebird – “I would not ever try to capture you”
9. Days of Candy – “I know it comes too soon, the universe is riding off with you…… i want to know you there, the universe is riding off with you.”

Depression Cherry will be released August 28 via Bella Union and by Sub Pop in North America and Mistletone in Australia and New Zealand. Physical versions of the album come packaged in a “sumptuous red velvet sleeve.” In addition, the band will embark on an extensive world tour this fall and winter; those dates follow.

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Aug. 18 – Portland, ME – State Theatre
Aug. 19 – Northampton, MA – Pearl Street Nightclub
Aug. 20 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
Aug. 21 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
Aug. 22 – Millvale, PA – Mr. Small’s
Aug. 24 – Albany, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
Aug. 25 – Providence, RI – Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
Aug. 26 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
Sep. 17 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
Sep. 18 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
Sep. 19 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Theatre
Sep. 21 – Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theatre
Sep. 22 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Sep. 25 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown
Sep. 26 – Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall
Sep. 27 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
Sep. 28 – Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
Sep. 29 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
Oct. 01 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
Oct. 02 – New Orleans, LA – Civic Theatre
Oct. 03 – Birmingham, AL – Saturn
Oct. 04 – Nashville, TN – The Ryman Auditorium
Oct. 06 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
Oct. 07 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
Oct. 08 – Saxapahaw, NC – Haw River Ballroom
Oct. 24 – Belfast, UK – Mandela Hall
Oct. 25 – Dublin, IE – Vicar Street
Oct. 26 – Glasgow, UK – ABC
Oct. 27 – Manchester, UK – The Ritz
Oct. 29 – Paris, FR – Pitchfork Music Festival
Oct. 30 – London, UK – Shepherds Bush Empire
Nov. 02 – Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso
Nov. 03 – Brussels, BE – Autumn Falls @ AB
Nov. 04 – Koln, DE – Gloria
Nov. 05 – Luxemborg, LU – Den Atelier
Nov. 07 – Reykjavik, IS – Iceland Airwaves
Nov. 10 – Oslo, NO – Sentrum Scene
Nov. 11 – Gothenburg, SE – Tradgarn
Nov. 12 – Stockholm, SE – Debaser Medis
Nov. 13 – Copenhagen DK – Vega
Nov. 14 – Hamburg, DE – Kampnagel K1
Nov. 16 – Berlin, DE – Huxley’s
Nov. 17 – Munich, DE – Freiheiz
Nov. 18 – Lausanne, CH – Les Docks
Nov. 20 – Barcelona, ES – Apolo
Nov. 22 – Madrid, ES – La Riviera
Nov. 23 – Lisbon, PT – Armazén
Nov. 24 – Porto, PT – Teatro sa da Bandeira
Dec. 09 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre
Dec. 10 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre
Dec. 17 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
Dec. 18 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore

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