Manchester Orchestra Announce New Album and Tour

Manchester Orchestra has given fans a double dose of good news this week and it’s only Tuesday.

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Yesterday, Manchester Orchestra released a new song titled “Top Notch” and today, they followed it up by not only revealing they will be heading on a North American tour in the Spring, but that their new album will be titled Cope and will be released on April 1st. Hence the cryptic “4.1.14” that was posted on the band’s official Twitter page.

As for the upcoming tour, they have revealed that the tour will not only feature them, but also Balance & Composure and Kevin Devine. The tour is scheduled to begin in mid-April in Tampa and continue until the end of May with their last stop in Nashville.

“Cope, to me, means getting by. It means letting go, and being OK with being OK,” Manchester Orchestra frontman, Andy Hull, said in a press release. “You can cope in a positive way when bad things happen, or a negative way, and that blend was a big lyrical theme for me on this album.”

Tour dates and the audio for “Top Notch” can be viewed below.

MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA 2014 TOUR DATES:

04/17 – Tampa, FL @ The Ritz
04/18 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
04/19 – Orlando, FL @ House of Blues Orlando
04/21 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues Houston
04/22 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
04/23 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues Dallas
04/24 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada
04/25 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
04/26 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
04/28 – Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
04/29 – Seattle, WA -@Neptune
04/30 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Ballroom
05/02 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
05/03 – Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues Los Angeles
05/04 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues Anaheim
05/06 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues San Diego
05/07 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee
05/09 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
05/10 – Omaha, NE @ Sokol
05/11 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
05/12 – Madison, WI @ Majestic
05/14 – Minneapolis, MN @ Skyway
05/15 – Chicago, IL @ HOB Chicago
05/16 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Intersection
05/17 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
05/19 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House
05/20 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
05/22 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
05/23 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues Boston
05/24 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of The Living Arts
05/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of The Living Arts
05/27 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore Silver Spring
05/28 – Norfolk, VA @ Norva
05/29 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte
05/30 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
05/31 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery