Joan of Arc Announce First New Album in Five Years, Headlining 2017 U.S. Tour

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Chicago’s Joan of Arc have announced a headlining 2017 U.S. tour in support of their forthcoming new album. Written and produced by the band, He’s Got the Whole This Land is Your Land in His Hands is their first LP in five years, and is due out on Jan. 20, 2017 via Joyful Noise Recordings.

“We had to throw away the 38 songs I wrote that I thought I liked before we could really begin,” frontman Tim Kinsella said of the recording process in a statement. “Once we had 16 distinct units, then me and Melina sat down and wrote the lyrics.”

Joan of Arc recently shared the video for “This Must Be the Placenta,” the first single from the forthcoming album, which you can watch below. Further down, find the tracklist for He’s Got the Whole This Land is Your Land in His Hands , and below that, find Joan of Arc’s newly announced 2017 U.S. tour dates. Tickets for the tour go on sale on Friday, Oct. 21 at 12 p.m. EST.

He’s Got the Whole This Land is Your Land in His Hands Tracklist:
1. Smooshed the Cocoon
2. This Must Be the Placenta
3. Stranged That Egg Yolk
4. Full Moon and Rainbo Repair
5. Cha Cha Cha Chakra
6. Grange Hex Stream
7. Two-Toothed Troll
8. New Wave Hippies
9. Never Wintersbone You
10. F is for Fake
11. Ta-ta Terrordome

Joan of Arc 2017 U.S. Tour Dates:

24 – Indianapolis, Ind. @ The Hi-Fi
25 – Columbus, Ohio @ Big Room Bar
26 – Baltimore, Md. @ Metro Gallery
27 – Allston, Mass. @ Great Scott
29 – New York, N.Y. @ Mercury Lounge
30 – Richmond, Va. @ Strange Matter
31 – Durham, N.C. @ The Pinhook

1 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Drunken Unicorn
2 – Baton Rouge, La. @ Spanish Moon
3 – Dallas, Texas @ Three Links
4 – Austin, Texas @ Barracuda
6 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ Valley Bar
7 – Tuscon, Ariz. @ 191 Toole
8 – La Jolla, Calif. @ Che Cafe Collective
9 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Satellite
10 – Santa Cruz, Calif. @ The Crepe Place
11 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Bottom of the Hill
13 – Portland, Ore. @ Analog Cafe
14 – Seattle, Wash. @ The Vera Project