White Denim have signed with City Slang Records, which will release the Austin, TX-based band’s new album ‘Performance’ on August 24, 2018. The band have shared the album’s first single, “Magazin,” via a lyric video (which you can watch below) and confirmed a headlining North American fall tour that includes shows in Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C., and two nights at NYC’s Brooklyn Bowl in October. Tickets go on-sale Friday, May 11th, and more dates will soon be announced.

“There is something absurd and isolating in continuing this pursuit for personal connection on such a wide scale. When writing an album I essentially leave my actual life, retreat deeper into myself and as it nears completion, I evaluate my work based on my own extremely skewed notion of what is widely relatable and still legitimately cool,” says Petralli about the album. “My idea of cool is most significantly shaped by Steve’s body language when we are talking through ideas in session.” It has been said that “A clown enriched knows neither relation nor friend.