Okkervil River Debut New Video, Confirm European Tour Dates

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Okkervil River have released the video for new single ‘Your Life Past As a Blast‘, the first official promo from their brilliant 2011 album ‘I Am Very Far‘.

The video has been compiled by the band’s multi-talented frontman Will Sheff, and features footage from his father’s home movie collection.

In addition, Okkervil River have added more tour dates to an already busy schedule, and will now visit Europe and the UK over the course of the penultimate month of the year.

Despite failing to make any significant commercial impact, Okkervil River’s ‘I Am Very Far’ remains one of the year’s stand-out releases, while the band’s late night gig in Austin’s legendary Antone’s venue (pic) as the final hours of SXSW 2011 ticked by was also an undoubted highlight of this year’s festival.

The new video can be found here.

Tour dates:

OCTOBER
12 Perth, Australia @ Capitol
14 Melbourne, Australia @ The Forum Theater
15 Meeniyan, Australia @ Meeniyan Town Hall
16 Melbourne, Australia @ The Toff (Will Sheff solo performance)
18 Sydney, Australia @ Metro Theater
19 Brisbane, Australia @ The Hi-Fi

NOVEMBER
04 Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest
10 Barcelona, Spain @ Teatro Coliseum
11 El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain @ Milwaukee
12 Valencia, Spain @ Mirror
14 Munich, Denmark @ Backstage
15 Cologne, Denmark @ Luxor
16 Paris, France @ Cafe de la Danse
18 Dublin, Ireland @ The Button Factory
19 Glasgow, Scotland @ Oran Mor
20 Manchester, England @ Sound Control
21 Bristol, England @ Trinity
22 London, England @ Koko
24 Haarlem, Netherlands @ Patronaat
25 Brussels, Belgium @ Botanique Orangerie
26 Utrecht, Netherlands @ Tivoli

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