She & Him to Release New Album

The duo, comprised of Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, will also be touring this summer in support of "Volume 3" (out May 7).

She & Him will release their third album, Volume 3, on May 7 via Merge Records. The duo, composed of Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, will also be touring this summer in support of the release.

Volume 3 includes 11 original tracks penned by Deschanel, as well as three covers, including a rendition of Blondie’s “Sunday Girl.” The album was produced by Ward and recorded in Los Angeles, Portland and New York City. It features guest contributions from NRBQ’s Joey Spampinato, Mike Watt, Tilly and the Wall, Rilo Kiley’s Pierre de Reeder and Devotchka’s Tom Hagerman. The disc will be released in the U.K. and Europe on May 13 via Double Six. 

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She & Him will kick off their summer tour on June 13 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium and will perform at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl on June 23 and New York’s Central Park Summerstage on July 6. Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell and Camera Obscura will support on select dates of the tour. Pre-sale and general ticket information is available on She & Him’s official website.

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Deschanel and Ward have released two prior collections of original tracks, including She & Him’s 2010 effort Volume 2. The pair’s most recent release is 2011’s holiday album A Very She & Him Christmas, which bowed at No. 12 on the Billboard Top 200. 

Volume 3 track-listing:

1.     I’ve Got Your Number, Son
2.     Never Wanted Your Love
3.     Baby
4.     I Could’ve Been Your Girl
5.     Turn to White
6.     Somebody Sweet to Talk To
7.     Something’s Haunting You
8.     Together
9.     Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
10.   Snow Queen
11.   Sunday Girl
12.   London
13.   Shadow of Love
14.   Reprise (I Could’ve Been Your Girl)

She & Him Tour Dates:

6/13/13                Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
6/15/13                Grand Prairie, TX @ Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie
6/16/13                Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theatre
6/18/13                Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theater
6/19/13                Las Vegas, NV @ The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
6/21/13                San Diego, CA @ SDSU Open Air Theatre
6/22/13                Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theatre *
6/23/13                Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl *
6/25/13                Salt Lake City, UT @ Red Butte Gardens
6/27/13                Council Bluffs, IA @ Hurrah’s Stir Cove
6/29/13                Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom #
7/1/13                  Ann Arbor, MI @ Hill Auditorium #
7/3/13                  Montreal, QUE @ Montreal Jazz Festival – Symphony Hall #
7/4/13                  Toronto, ON @ Toronto Urban Roots Festival #
7/6/13                  New York, NY @ Central Park Summerstage #
7/9/13                  Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Center for Performing Arts #
7/10/13                Boston, MA @ Bank of America Pavilion #
7/11/13                Vienna, VA @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap #

* with Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
# with Camera Obscura

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