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Camera Obscura - "Fifth in Line to the Throne" (stream) + Tour Dates

Glasgow's Camera Obscura give us a gorgeous dreamy ballad as their follow-up to the poppy "Do It Again". "Fifth in Line to the Throne" is from the group's new album 'Desire Lines' releasing 4 June.

TOUR DATES

June

16th - SANTA BARBARA, CA Soho

18th - LOS ANGELES, CA Wiltern Theatre

19th - SAN FRANCISCO, CA Regency Ballroom

21st - PORTLAND, OR Crystal Ballroom

22nd - SEATTLE, WA Showbox at The Market

23rd - VANCOUVER, BC Commodore Ballroom

26th - SALT LAKE CITY, UT Urban Lounge

27th - ENGLEWOOD, CO Gothic Theatre

28th - KANSAS CITY, KS Kanrocksas (w/ She & Him)

29th - CHICAGO, IL Aragon Ballroom (w/ She & Him)

July

1st - ANN ARBOR, MI, Hill Auditorium (w/ She & Him)

3rd - MONTREAL, QC Montreal Jazz Festival (w/ She & Him)

4th - TORONTO, ONT Urban Roots Festival (w/ She & Him)

5th - OTTAWA, ONT Ottawa BluesFest (w/She & Him)

6th - NEW YORK, NY Central Park Summer Stage (w/ She & Him)

8th - NEW YORK, NY Central Park Summer Stage (w/ She & Him)

9th - PHILADELPHIA, PA Mann Center (w/ She & Him)

10th - BOSTON, MA Bank of America Pavilion (w/ She & Him)

11th - VIENNA, VA Filene Center at Wolf Trap (w/ She & Him)

12th - SAXAPAHAW, NC Haw River Ballroom

13th - ATLANTA, GA Variety Playhouse

14th - CINCINNATI, OH Bunbury Music Festival

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