Passion Pit Announce Debut, Manners, Details

    Passion Pit have begun the slow climb from blog curio to possible magazine cover boys, and the next step in that evolution is a debut LP, which the band has announced will be called Manners. Manners is due out in the U.K. via Columbia on May 18, and in the U.S. via Frenchkiss on May 26. That’s the cover to your left. And you read that right, Passion Pit, a band started so lead singer Michael Angelakos could record a love EP for his girl, are signed to a major label in the U.K.

     

    The band have a few sets upcoming this month at SXSW, and also have a brief string of dates in late March, early April. 

     

    Here’s Manners‘ tracklist:

     

    01 Make Light
    02 Little Secrets
    03 Moth’s Wings
    04 The Reeling
    05 Eyes as Candles
    06 Swimming in the Flood
    07 Folds in Your Hands
    08 To Kingdom Come
    09 Sleepyhead
    10 Let Your Love Grow Tall
    11 Seaweed Song

     

    And Passion Pit tour dates:

     

    03.18 Oklahoma City, OK: The Conservatory
    03.19.21 Austin, TX: SXSW
    03.24 Bloomington, IN: Cinemat
    03.25 Akron, OK: Musica
    03.26 Ann Arbor, MI: Blind Pig
    03.27 Rochester, NY: Water Street Music Hall
    03.28 Syracuse, NY: Westcott Theatre
    04.01 Montreal, Quebec: Divan Orange
    04.02 Ottawa, Ontario: Zaphod Beeblebrox
    04.03 Toronto, IN: Lee’s Palace
    04.04 Waterloo, Ontario: Starlight Room
    05.15 Brighton, England: Great Escape Festival
    09.11 Isle of Wight, England: Bestival
    [Pitchfork]