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Fontaines D.C. has announced their third album, Skinty Fia, which will be released on April 22nd via Partisan Records. The band once again worked with producer Dan Carey and named the album Skinty Fia, which is an Irish phrase that translates to English as “the damnation of the deer.”

The Irish giant deer is an extinct species and the band’s thoughts on Irish identity are central to Skinty Fia. Fontaines D.C. are “addressing their Irishness from afar as they recreate new lives for themselves elsewhere”. The album describes them “trying to resolve the need to broaden their horizons with the affection they still feel for the land and people they’ve left behind.”

With the announcement of the album comes the release of its lead single “Jackie Down The Line” a song that showcases elements of that catchy post-punk sound on Dogrel but also the new expansive elements found on A Hero’s Death. It features some more rich and layered instrumentation yet also brandishes one of their catchiest moments yet, with a hook that will be lingering in your brain for days like a good hangover.

You can find the official music video for “Jackie Down The Line” posted below, along with the album art, tracklist and set of new tour dates – which includes Brooklyn Steel in April.

Skinty Fia tracklist:

  1. In ár gCroíthe go deo     
  2. Big Shot
  3. How Cold Love Is
  4. Jackie Down The Line
  5. Bloomsday            
  6. Roman Holiday
  7. The Couple Across The Way
  8. Skinty Fia
  9. I Love You
  10. Nabokov

Fontaines D.C. on Tour:

(# denotes newly announced show)

MARCH 2022

Sun-Mar-20             Madrid, Spain @ La Riviera

Mon-Mar-21            Barcelona, Spain @ Razzmatazz 3

Wed-Mar-23            Milan, Italy @ Magazzini Generali

Thu-Mar-24             Zürich, Switzerland @ Dynamo

Fri-Mar-25               Munich, Germany @ Neue Theaterfabrik

Sun-Mar-27             Prague, Czech Republic @ Roxy

Mon-Mar-28            Berlin, Germany @ Astra Kulturhaus

Tue-Mar-29             Hamburg, Germany @ Gruenspan

Thu-Mar-31             Stockholm, Sweden @ Debaser

APRIL 2022

Fri-Apr-1                  Oslo, Norway @ Vulkan Arena

Sat-Apr-2                 Denmark, Copenhagen @ VEGA

Mon-Apr-4               Wiesbaden, Germany @ Schlachthof

Tue-Apr-5                Cologne, Germany @ Live Music Hall

Wed-Apr-6               Utrecht, Netherlands @ Tivoli Vredenburg

Fri-Apr-8                  Antwerp, Belgium @ Trix

Sat-Apr-9                 Luxembourg, Luxembourg @ Den Atelier

Sun-Apr-10              Lille, France @ L’Aéronef

Mon-Apr-11             Paris, France @ Olympia

Thu-Apr-21              Washington D.C. @ 9:30 Club #

Fri-Apr-22                Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts #

Sat-Apr-23               Asbury Park, NJ @ Wonder Bar #

Mon-Apr-25             Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club #

Tues-Apr-26            Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel #

Fri-Apr-29                Columbus, OH @ The A&R Music Bar #

Sat-Apr-30               Cleveland, OH @ The Beachland Ballroom #

MAY 2022

Mon-May-2              Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre #

Tue-May-3               Toronto, ON @ The Phoenix #

Thu-May-5               Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall #

Fri-May-6                 Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre #

Sat-May-7                Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue #

Mon-May-9              Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater #

Tue-May-10             Salt Lake City, UT @ Soundwell #

Thu-May-12             Portland, OR @ Revolution Hall#

Fri-May-13               Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre #

Sat-May-14              Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo #

Mon-May-16            San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom #

Wed-May-18            Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theater #

JULY 2022

Jul 14-17                   Carhaix, France @ Vieilles Charrues


Aug 12-14                 Helsinki, Finland @ Flow Festival

Aug 19-20                 Creuse, France @ Check In Party


Sat-Sep-16                Los Angeles, CA @ Primavera Sound

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