New Nurses MP3, Pre-Order w/Instant Download

Nurses share a new track today from their highly anticipated album, Dracula. The song, “Trying to Reach You” premiered this morning on Pitchfork’s Forkcast. Gentle piano over a vibey bass line complements shuffling and varied percussion that opens into a forest of instruments and layered vocals in a demonstration of what Pitchfork calls Nurses’ “avant-pop” sound. You can listen to the track here.

Dracula is also available for the first time TODAY for pre-order from SC Distribution. Each pre-order comes with an instant download of the full album. Vinyl and CD bundles are available and the instant download will include Dark Jordan Mixtape, a digital-only 9 track EP from the band, comprised of out-takes, home recordings and sound experiments.

The band will also do three in-store performances in their hometown of Portland on US release day. On Tuesday, September 20th Nurses will start at Jackpot Records at 4:30pm, then head to Everyday Music at 5:30pm and finish at Music Millennium at 7pm. The official album release show will follow on September 22nd at Holocene. Full tour dates are listed below.


09/20/11 Portland, OR- In-store performance @ Jackpot Records (3574 SE Hawthorne) 4:30pm
09/20/11 Portland, OR- In-store performance @ Everyday Music (Downtown) 5:30pm
09/20/11 Portland, OR- In-store performance @ Music Millennium 7pm
09/22/11 Portland, OR – Album Release Party @ Holocene
09/27/11 San Francisco, CA – Cafe du Nord*
09/28/11 Los Angeles, CA – The Echo*
09/29/11 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar*
09/30/11 Phoenix , AZ – The Trunk Space*
10/01/11 Tucson, AZ – Solar Culture *
10/03/11 Denton, TX – Dan’s Silverleaf *
10/04/11 Austin, TX – Lambert’s*
10/05/11 Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s *
10/07/11 Atlanta, GA – 529*
10/08/11 Charlotte, NC – Casbah at Tremont Music Hall*
10/09/11 Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506*
10/11/11 Washington, DC – The Red Palace*
10/12/11 Philadelphia, PA – King Fu Necktie*
10/14/11 New York, NY – Mercury Lounge*
10/15/11 Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands Gallery*
10/16/11 Allston, MA – Great Scott*
10/17/11 Winooski, VT – The Monkey House*
10/18/11 Montreal, QC – Casa del Popolo*
10/19/11 Toronto, ON – The Drake Hotel*
10/21/11 Bloomington, IN – Russian Recording* w/ Stagnant Pools
10/22/11 Chicago, IL – Schubas*
10/25/11 Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry*
10/28/11 Seattle, WA – Sunset Tavern*
10/29/11 Vancouver, BC – The Biltmore Cabaret*

*with Dominant Legs

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