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The New Tilly and the Wall Album Has No Name
But it does have 11 songs, a release date, and an accompanying tour

I'd like to tell you the name of Tilly and the Wall's forthcoming Mike Mogis-produced LP. Really, I would. It's just that, well, it doesn't have one.

Sure, in a pinch, one might think to call it O, since every copy will come with a circular frame on the front in which the many different artworks (including, crafty types, your very own) will be inserted. But that's not exactly it. And one might be tempted to call it Untitled, but if that's what the band wanted, they would have called it that, no? Same goes for "self-titled".

So it's just got no name whatsoever. We will all have to learn to cope.

Whatever the new Tilly and the Wall album is or isn't called, it is arriving from Team Love June 17. Apart from your standard spate of instruments and sprawling tunage, the 11-track disc features a stomp group (à la these guys), an all-female tap-dance trio, and even a few pots and pans to add to the unique percussive mix. With all the time it takes to properly mic a saucepan lid, who has the time to name anything?

The disc comes rather close on the heels of both Tilly's new, non-album single and Tilly member Derek Pressnall's Flowers Forever LP. And, indeed, both Tilly and Flowers Forever have a handful of live dates. See if you can tell 'em apart at the gigs after the jump.

This is the tracklist for the new Tilly and the Wall album:

01 Tall Tall Grass
02 Pot Kettle Black
03 Cacophony
04 I Found You
05 Jumbler
06 Chandelier Lake
07 Dust Me Off
08 Falling Without Knowing
09 Blood Flowers
10 Poor Man's Ice Cream
11 Too Excited

Tilly:

03-21 New York, NY - Knitting Factory *^
03-22 Cambridge, MA - Middle East Downstairs *^
03-24 Cleveland Heights, OH - Grog Shop *
03-25 Chicago, IL - Subterranean *
06-08 Lawrence, KS - Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival

* with Capgun Coup
^ with Jason Anderson


Flowers Forever:

04-03 Chicago, IL - The Abbey *
04-05 Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews ^
04-15 Seattle, WA - High Dive ^
04-16 Portland, OR - Towne Lounge ^
04-18 San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill ^
04-19 Los Angeles, CA - Spaceland ^
04-21 San Diego, CA - Casbah ^

* with Why?
^ with Elf Power

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