Beirut announces new album 'Gallipoli'

Following on from his critically-accalimed 2015 album 'No No No', Zach Condon aka Beirut has now announced his plans for a new studio LP, arriving early next year.

The new full-length 'Gallipoli' will become his fifth studio record to date, is being previewed by the new title-track, and is expected to be released on the 1st February via 4AD.

Speaking about the new single, Condon explained, “We stumbled into the medieval-fortressed island town of Gallipoli one night and followed a brass band procession fronted by priests carrying a statue of the town’s saint through the winding narrow streets behind what seemed like the entire town. The next day I wrote the song entirely in one sitting, pausing only to eat.”

Have a listen to 'Gallipoli' in the player and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'Gallipoli' Tracklist:
01 When I Die
02 Gallipoli
03 Varieties of Exile
04 On Mainau Island
05 I Giardini
06 Gauze für Zah
07 Corfu
08 Landslide
09 Family Curse
10 Light in the Atoll
11 We Never Lived Here
12 Fin

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