Big Thief Reveal 'U.F.O.F.' LP, Share Title Track

They've also mapped out 2019 tour dates
Big Thief Reveal 'U.F.O.F.' LP, Share Title Track
Big Thief have announced plans for their next album. The record is titled U.F.O.F., and it will arrive on May 3 via 4AD.
 
U.F.O.F. marks the band's follow-up to 2017's Capacity, though frontwoman Adrianne Lenker also released a solo record called abysskiss last year.
 
The new LP was recorded at Bear Creek Studios in rural Washington in a big "cabin-like" room, with engineer Dom Monks and producer Andrew Sarlo. The songs were apparently written quickly, sometimes just hours before recording, and captured to tape even quicker — some even on the first take.
 
"Making friends with the unknown… All my songs are about this," Lenker said in a statement. "If the nature of life is change and impermanence, I'd rather be uncomfortably awake in that truth than lost in denial."
 
The first song to be unveiled is the punctuation-less sort-of title track "UFOF."  See the full tracklisting for U.F.O.F. and listen to the first single below.
 
Big Thief have also mapped up a series of 2019 tour dates in support of the new material. See those dates below, as well.
 
U.F.O.F.:
 
1. Contact
2. UFOF
3. Cattails
4. From
5. Open Desert
6. Orange
7. Century
8. Strange
9. Betsy
10. Terminal Paradise
11. Jenni
12. Magic Dealer
 
Tour dates:
 
04/20 San Diego, CA - Irenic
05/02 Los Angeles, CA - The Fonda Theatre
05/03 Los Angeles, CA - The Bootleg Theater
05/05 Brooklyn, NY - Elsewhere
05/18 Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club
05/19 Glasgow, UK - SWG3
05/21 Dublin, Ireland - Vicar Street
05/22 Manchester, UK - The Ritz
05/23 London, UK - Roundhouse 
05/24 Bristol, UK - SWX 
05/26 Cambridge, UK - Cambridge Junction
05/27 Paris, France - Trabendo
05/28 Brussels, Belgium - Orangerie
05/30 Barcelona, Spain - Primavera Sound
05/31 Nîmes, France - This Is Not a Love Song Festival
06/02 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Best Kept Secret
06/03-06 Marina Di Ravenna, Italy - Beaches Brew Festival
06/03 Berlin, Germany - Lido
06/04 Zurich, Switzerland - Bogen F
06/08 PORTO, PT - NOS Privavera Sound
08/06-10 Oslo, Norway - Oya Festival
08/08 Copenhagen, Denmark - Lille Vega
08/15-18 Brecon Beacons, UK - Green Man Festival
08/16 Hasselt, Belgium - Pukkelpop Festival
10/10 New York, NY - Webster Hall
10/11 New York, NY - Webster Hall
10/12 South Burlignton, VT - Higher Ground
10/13 Boston, MA - Wilbur Theatre
10/15 Montreal, QC - La Tulipe
10/16 Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert Theatre
10/18 Chicago, IL - Metro
10/21 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
10/24 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom
10/25 Vancouver, BC - Vogue Theatre
10/26 Seattle, WA - Moore Theatre
10/28 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
11/01 Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom
11/02 Albuquerque, NM - Sister
11/04 Austin, TX - Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre
11/05 Dallas, TX - Trees
11/07 Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
11/08 Sazapahaw, NC - Haw River Ballroom
11/09 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
11/10 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club