Fans of albums about mortality might be fond of the new one from Greensboro folk act The Collection. Ars Moriendi is out July 15 and finds the 15-person band waxing rhapsodic about the art of dying. Below, A.V. Club readers can get a first listen to Ars Moriendi, which does a good job at both showcasing the band and its life-affirming message.
Interested parties can both pre-order Ars Moriendi now and catch the band on tour this summer. Dates are below.
The Collection tour 2014
July 18—The Blind Tiger—Greensboro, North Carolina
July 19—Scooby Doo Mansion—Washington, D.C.
July 21—Rockwood Music Hall—New York, New York
July 23—Crime And Punishment Brewery—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
July 24—Pittsburgh Winery—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
July 26—Founders Brewing—Grand Rapids, Michigan
July 27—The Tonic Room—Chicago, Illinois
July 29—The Cotton House—Columbia, Missouri
July 30—The Hi-Tone—Memphis, Tennessee
July 31—The Nick—Birmingham, Alabama
Aug. 1—The Camp House—Chattanooga, Tennessee
Aug. 4—Woodsongs—Lexington, Kentucky