For those of us who have to mark “single” on the status section of documents such as the pesky W4, Valentine’s Day is the sort of nightmare so real that you can’t even escape it at White Castle. So when Future Islands announced that they would be playing a special Valentine’s Day show for us at Bowery Ballroom, it was clear that this was going to be the best Valentines Days ever.
With new album The Far Field set for a release on April 7 via 4AD, Future Islands have looming tour dates including festival slots such as Panorama here in New York. To warm up for these much larger gigs, the band set out to play some intimate shows in the sort of rooms that they started out in, such as Bowery Ballroom.
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