is celebrating the release of their seminal debut album Return to the Sea
, released 10 years ago, with an anniversary reissue due on November 11. In support of the reissue, Islands
has announced NYC and LA shows where the album will be played in full, featuring a string section and special guests from the album's heyday. Tickets for the NYC
and Los Angeles
shows are available now. Return to the Sea
, available to pre-order now at Bandcamp
, has been given a light but firm remaster on all formats; pressed to 2x180 gram vinyl at 45rpm, it has never sounded better.
Also, after releasing not one but two albums, Taste
and Should I Remain Here At Sea?
, on the same day earlier this year, Islands
are hitting the road for their second major tour of 2016. The tour will be supported by Alex Cameron and Steady Holiday and the full routing can be found here
Stream: "Swans (Life After Death)" remastered on Soundcloud