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FABULOUS FUTURE BIBLE HEROES TOTE BAGS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

They are $25 (which includes shipping). Please send payment via Paypal to: store@houseoftomorrow.com

FUTURE BIBLE HEROES ARE KICKING OFF THEIR TOUR IN THE WEST COAST THIS MONDAY NIGHT IN LA

Future Bible Heroes will appear live on KEXP in Seattle on the morning of Friday, July 12th. See this link for more information!

FUTURE BIBLE HEROES: TORONTO CANCELLATION

Sadly, Future Bible Heroes have had to cancel their Toronto show due to scheduling conflicts. The band looks forward to playing in Canada soon.

FUTURE BIBLE HEROES ADD HUDSON, NY SHOW

A special message to New York area fans from Stephin Merritt:

Hi there,

My band Future Bible Heroes is playing a surprise show on Monday at Helsinki Hudson on July 1. (I'm not actually playing--that would be gauche--but I wrote at least half the music and all the words, and they have a much better singer than I.) 

I hope to see you there, and if not, please send an excuse suitable for framing. (The lucky best entry will be carved into my headstone.) 

Monday, July 1, 2013
Helsinki Hudson
Hudson, NY
(518) 828-4800
www.helsinkihudson.com
$12.00 Advance, $15.00 Day-of-Show
Set time: 8:45PM - 10:00PM

 

FUTURE BIBLE HEROES: PARTYGOING AND COLLECTION ALBUMS OUT NOW

One of Stephin Merritt's bands, Future Bible Heroes, are pleased to release their first album in 12 years, Partygoing, out now on Merge records.

The band consists of songs by Stephin Merritt and Christopher Ewen. Magnetic Fields bandmate Claudia Gonson joins Stephin on vocal duties.

The band is also releasing a catalog collection of all their three LP's, their EP's and compilation material. The title of the catalog record is Memories of Love, Eternal Youth, and Partygoing.

The CD's and vinyl release can be purchased through the Merge Records Store.

Future Bible Heroes can be followed on Twitter at @futrbibleheroes, and via their Facebook page. Also you may sign up for the House of Tomorrow newsletter to learn about Stephin Merritt's other bands

The band will be performing on June 12 in Brooklyn, and then performing throughout July in the USA. Please check the tour tab on this website, or check the House of Tomorrow calendar for tour details.

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LISTEN TO FUTURE BIBLE HEROES' NEW ALBUM "PARTYGOING" NOW AT PITCHFORK ADVANCE

On June 4, Future Bible Heroes will release Partygoing, their first new album since 2002. You can hear the whole album now via Pitchfork Advance here. Also, tickets are now on sale for Future Bible Heroes tour dates in June and July. Check the calendar for dates and ticket information.

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LISTEN AND WATCH: FUTURE BIBLE HEROES STREAMING TRACK FROM NEW ALBUM, AND VIDEO INTERVIEW

Future Bible Heroes have posted a song from their new album, "Partygoing", here. Pre-order Partygoing on CD as well as their 4-CD or 3-LP collection Memories of Love, Eternal Youth, and Partygoing now in the Merge store. Both albums will be available on June 4th.

Also you can watch a video interview with Stephin, Chris and Claudia, made by documentary filmmaker JL Aronson below.


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FUTURE BIBLE HEROES (Featuring Claudia Gonson, Shirley Simms, Christopher Ewen and Anthony Kaczynski) ANNOUNCE SUMMER TOUR

Future Bible Heroes are hitting the road this summer in support of their forthcoming new album, Partygoing. The live ensemble will consist of Claudia Gonson, Shirley Simms, Christopher Ewen and Anthony Kaczynski (NOTE: Due to ear issues, Stephin Merritt will not be performing). These will be their first live dates since 2002.

Future Bible Heroes on tour (with links to purchase tickets):
June 12 - Brooklyn, NY - The Bell House - Chickfactor Summer Festival
July 8 - Los Angeles, CA - The Echoplex
July 9 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
July 11 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir
July 12 - Seattle, WA - The Tractor Tavern
July 16 - Minneapolis, MN - Cedar Cultural Center
July 17 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
July 21 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
July 22 - Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace
July 23 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
July 25 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live
July 26 - Washington, DC - The Black Cat

Pre-order the new album Partygoing on CD as well as their 4-CD or 3-LP collection Memories of Love, Eternal Youth, and Partygoing now in the Merge store.

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FUTURE BIBLE HEROES TO PLAY CHICKFACTOR 21 PARTY IN BROOKLYN

Future Bible Heroes featuring Claudia Gonson and Christopher Ewen (NOTE: Stephin Merritt will not be performing) to appear live at the Chickfactor 21 festival at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY on June 12th.

Tickets are available here.

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FUTURE BIBLE HEROES TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM, AND CATALOG COLLECTION

On June 4, 2013, Future BIble Heroes will release a new album, Partygoing, their third LP, through Merge Records. It is the band's first release since 2002. Future Bible Heroes consists of Stephin Merritt, Christopher Ewen, and Claudia Gonson. Merritt and Ewen are the songwriters, with Stephin writing the melodies and lyrics, and Christopher handling most of the instrumentation. Claudia and Stephin divide the vocals between them.

Their first two albums, Memories of Love (1997) and Eternal Youth (2002), will additionally be released together with Partygoing in a 4-CD set, along with a additional disc of 14 non-LP tracks. This bonus CD includes the material from their 3 EP's, plus various compilation tracks. The collection will also be available on vinyl as a 3-LP set, along with a download card providing the 14 extra tracks, as well as digital versions of the three LP's.

The catalog collection, entitled Memories of Love, Eternal Youth,and Partygoing, will also be available June 4 through Merge Records. This marks the first time that the entire Future Bible Heroes catalog has been available worldwide. For more information and to preorder, visit the Merge website.

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