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The Luyas Pack Suitcases, Tour Non-Stop

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Last Tuesday, we unleashed The Luyas new album Too Beautiful To Work to glowing reviews worldwide. The band has now packed their suitcases and are embarking on a tour that takes them across North America and Europe. The gear is loaded up in the van, and they will be leaving Montreal tonight to meet up with Ra Ra Riot for their first show, in Charlottesville, VA. Along the way, they will be visiting SXSW in Austin (more dates coming soon), supporting Ra Ra Riot, Liam Finn and The Dodos, and headlining their own shows. With stops in most of the western world confirmed, do not miss a chance to see the Luyas on their epic journey. Click here for the full rundown of tour dates.

The Luyas Release New Live Video by Vincent Moon and Derrick Belcham. Tour with the Dodos, Liam Finn, and Ra Ra Riot


Last October, The Luyas put together a multi-media experience at Pop Montreal. They transformed the space at Red Bird studios using lighting and sculpture into an entirely new psychedelic world to house their musical performance. Takeaway Show’s Vincent Moon and A Story Told Well’s Derrick Belcham captured the performance in the above video titled “Everything Is Outta Sight.” It is a visual and aural spectacle, a truly special moment preserved in this stunning video.

Following tour dates with Ra Ra Riot that lead to South by Southwest, the Luyas will meet up with Liam Finn on a tour that will take them across North America. After barely enough time to catch their breath, the Luyas leave for a month in Europe, including several weeks touring with the Dodos. Check out full tour dates after the jump.

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The Luyas Announce “Too Beautiful To Work”

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The Luyas will release their new album Too Beautiful to Work on February 22 (February 21 in the UK). A picture-perfect collection of echo-drenched space-age pop songs, Too Beautiful to Work buzzes and pops into retro-futurist sonic bliss. From the vintage effects crackling throughout “Tiny Head” to the cerebral repetition found on the title track, the Luyas’ smart, heady pop sounds vital and modern, yet utterly timeless. The band also knows how to write the perfect hook (“Cold Canada”), pairing it with the more cinematic and atmospheric (“Spherical Mattress,” “Worth Mentioning,” “What Mercy Is,”) side of the band’s elaborate vision. You can read more about The Luyas and Too Beautiful to Work HERE. Check out the new single “Tiny Head” below. Also, after the jump you’ll find the full track listing as well as Luyas live dates with The Antlers and Ra Ra Riot.

NEW MP3: The Luyas “Tiny Head”

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