Paste Exclusively Announces Noah and the Whale October Headlining Tour Dates!

London-based Noah and the Whale plans to celebrate the U.S. release of their second album with select tour dates.

First Days of Spring, slated for a Oct. 6 release through Cherrytree/Interscope, is actually a two-part project. Singer and songwriter Charlie Fink not only led the album's direction toward greater introspection and lush orchestration, but he also conceptualized and directed the album's accompanying film of same name. Here is its teaser:

Noah and the Whale will also tour Europe with Phoenix immediately following their U.S. trek.



20 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Roxy Theatre
22 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Swedish American Hall
24 - Seattle, Wash. @ Crocodile Cafe
25 - Portland, Ore. @ Doug Fir Lounge
29 - Chicago, Ill. @ Lakeshore Theater
30 - Pontiac, Mich. @ The Crofoot's Pike Room
31 - Toronto, Ontario @ The Horseshoe Tavern