San Fermin Share Details Of New Album

San Fermin share details of new album The Cormorant I
San Fermin 'The Cormorant I'

San Fermin is the project Ellis Ludwig-Leone, he composes avant-garde arrangements with pop-minded melodies that are brought to life by his bandmates. Formed in 2012 – shortly after Ludwig-Leone completed a job assisting composer Nico Muhly – San Fermin made their debut with a self-titled 2013. The band followed the release with Jackrabbit in 2015. San Fermin has appeared at Lollapalooza, and opened for St. Vincent, The National, Arctic Monkeys, and alt-J, and more.

Recently San Fermin announced new album The Cormorant I, the group’s first full-length to be released via Better Company, bandleader Ellis Ludwig-Leone’s new imprint under Sony Music Masterworks. Due out October 4, The Cormorant I ushers in a new era for San Fermin, who envision the eight-track collection as the first of two eventual full-length releases encompassing the full scope of the new project. Ahead of the album’s release, the band has shared the track “The Living.”

From Ellis Ludwig-Leone:

“I imagined The Cormorant I as a stand-alone narrative in itself, but also as the first piece of a larger two-part story,” Ludwig-Leone explains of the eventual paired album release. “The second part is like the fever dream, upside-down response to Part I. The jumps between the past and present are more jagged, and memories are subjected to a more critical eye. As I was writing, I was thinking a lot about how memories change over time- the stories you tell yourself and the actual events aren’t always in synch.”

San Fermin
The Cormorant I

1. The Cormorant
2. Cerulean Gardens
3. Hickman Creek
4. The Hunger
5. Summer by the Void
6. Saints
7. The Living
8. The Myth

San Fermin
Live Dates

11 – Greenville, SC – Fall For Greenville
16 – Concord, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Stage
17 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair
18 – Montreal, QC – Fairmount
19 – Toronto, ON – The Mod Club
20 – Pittsburgh, PA – Thunderbird Music Hall
22 – Grand Rapids, MI – Pyramid Scheme
23 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom
25 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
26 – Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line Music Hall
27 – Winnipeg, MB – Park Theater
29 – Edmonton, AB – Starlite Ballroom
30 – Calgary, AB – Commonwealth

1 – Vancouver, BC – New Hollywood Theater
2 – Seattle, WA – Neumo’s
3 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
7 – San Francisco, CA – August Hall
8 – Los Angeles, CA – Lodge Room
9 – Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar
10 – Santa Fe, NM – Meow Wolf
13 – Denver, CO – Globe Hall
15 – Dallas, TX – Kessler Theater
16 – Austin, TX – Mohawk
17 – Houston, TX – Heights Theater
19 – Atlanta, GA – Aisle 5
20 – Carrboro, NC – The ArtsCenter
22 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
23 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

6 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel


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