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Broken Social Scene returns with a new song, tour dates

(Photo: Debbie Hickey/Getty Images)
(Photo: Debbie Hickey/Getty Images)

The return of Broken Social Scene is fully underway. The band has unveiled its first new song in seven years, “Halfway Home,” playing it on last night’s The Late Show With Stephen Colbert along with collaborators like Emily Haines from Metric and Amy Millan from Stars. It was a lively number, complete with hand claps and horns:

Along with the track—which is now available on iTunes—the group revealed a series of mostly European tour dates beginning in May. Right now, it’s still unclear when the full album of new material will be released, but summer is looking more and more likely.

Broken Social Scene 2017 Tour

5/23—Albert Hall—Manchester, United Kingdom
5/24—Brixton Academy—London, United Kingdom
5/26—Immergut Festival—Neustrelitz, Germany
5/28—Trix Club—Antwerp, Belgium
5/29—Paradiso—Amsterdam, Netherlands
5/30—Alhambra—Paris, France
6/1—Primavera Sound—Barcelona, Spain
6/3—Field Trip—Toronto, Ontario
6/24—Arroyo Seco Weekend—Pasadena, CA
8/5—Osheaga—Montreal, Quebec

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