Yeasayer – Share ‘Silly Me’ ahead of ‘Amen & Goodbye’ album release….

Yeasayer – Share ‘Silly Me’ ahead of ‘Amen & Goodbye’ album release….



Credit: Eliot Lee Hazel

Following its premiere on Radio 1 as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record In The World,Yeasayer are pleased to share their new single, Silly Me. One of the stand out tracks from the Brooklyn-based band’s recent live performance at the BBC 6 Music Festival in Bristol, Silly Me is taken from their forthcoming fourth studio album, Amen & Goodbye, also released on 1 April 2016.


Listen to Silly Me

Amen & Goodbye is the follow-up to 2012’s Fragrant World. Moving away from a digital-heavy approach, Yeasayer recorded Amen & Goodbye to tape at Outlier Inn Studio in upstate New York, then brought on board Joey Waronker (drummer – Atoms For Peace / Beck) to deconstruct everything in order to make the final document.

The finished album has, as a loose concept, an underlying narrative informed by religion and transcendence, the afterlife and the search for meaning, and the songs stream together like a collection of strange fables from the Bible of some universe that does not yet exist. Amen & Goodbye features Yeasayer’s trademark sound without sounding like anything the band has done before.

Watch the video for their previous single, I Am Chemistry here, featuring guest vocals from the legendary folk singer Suzzy Roche of The Roches.


Yeasayer have announced a North American tour and further European dates, full details below.

16 March: USA: Brooklyn, NY: House of Vans

12 May: USA: Portland, ME: Port City Music Hall

13 May: USA: Boston, MA: Paradise Rock Club

16 May: USA: Washington, DC: 9:30 Club

17 May: USA: Philadelphia, PA: Union Transfer

19 May: USA: Asheville, NC: The Orange Peel

20 May: USA: Atlanta, GA: Shaky Beats Music Festival

21 May: USA: Nashville, TN: Exit/In

22 May: USA: Detroit, MI: The Majestic Theatre

23 May: USA: Chicago, IL: Lincoln Hall

24 May: USA: Minneapolis, MN: First Avenue

27-30 May: USA: George, WA: Sasquatch Music Festival

28 May: Canada: Vancouver, BC: Imperial Vancouver

29 May: USA: Portland, OR: Wonder Ballroom

31 May: USA: San Francisco, CA: The Fillmore

1 June: USA: Los Angeles, CA: The Observatory North Park

3 June: USA: Santa Ana, CA: The Observatory

5 June: USA: Dallas, TX: Bulladora Music Festival

10 June: UK: London: Oslo

11 June: UK: London: Field Day Festival in Victoria Park, Main Stage

12 June: Belgium: Gent: Handelsbeurs

14 June: Norway: Oslo: Parkteatret

15 June: Norway: Bergen: Bergenfest

17 June: Denmark: Aarhus: Northside Festival

19 June: Netherlands: Hilvarenbeek: Best Kept Secret Festival

20 June: Switzerland: Lausanne: Les Docks

21 June: Italy: Marina Di Ravenna: Hana Bi

22 June: Croatia: Zagreb, INmusic Festival

24 June: Germany: Scheeßel: Hurricane Festival

25 June: Germany: Neuhausen: Southside Festival


‘Amen & Goodbye’ gatefold album artwork – a tableau of sculptures, actors and digital images – was created by the renowned artist David Altmejd. In case you missed it, the band released a behind-the-scenes peek at details from Altmejd’s tableau, ending with a final zoom out to reveal the entire mise-en-scène. Watch itHERE and listen to a previously unheard track from the album, along with the music video for “I Am Chemistry” and the previous teasers.



1 Daughters Of Cain

2 I Am Chemistry

3 Silly Me

4 Half Asleep

5 Dead Sea Scrolls

6 Prophecy Gun

7 Computer Canticle 1

8 Divine Simulacrum

9 Child Prodigy

10 Gerson’s Whistle

11 Uma

12 Cold Night

13 Amen & Goodbye

Yeasayer are: Chris Keating, Ira Wolf Tuton and Anand Wilder

Amen & Goodbye will be available on CD (CDSTUMM387), Vinyl (STUMM387), Digital (iSTUMM387) and Limited Edition Vinyl (LSTUMM387) on 1 April 2016, and is available to pre-order now.

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