Crystal Castles Premiere New Video For ‘Affection’, Announce More Tour Dates

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Today Crystal Castles revealed their official video for their new single ‘Affection’,

The video for the single is an abstract tour documentary filmed after shows in Buenos Aires, Argentina (Apr 4 2013) and Bogotá, Colombia (Apr 7 2013). Alice was filmed by Ethan, Crystal Castles filmed by Chris Chartrand (the bands live drummer), and Ashley McMinn was filmed by Marc Pannozzo (long time Crystal Castles video collaborator). The footage was then stitched together in London by Stephen Agnew (Editor & Video Glitch Artist), creating the perfect visuals to accompany the gorgeously melodic and haunting single.

‘Affection’ is set for it’s official release on May 28 in the U.S and will feature bonus material, soon to be announced.

Crystal Castles are currently on the road for their headlining tour accross North America and will be winding up at The Governor’s Ball and Lollapalooza Festivals this summer. More dates for the Depeche Mode tour this fall have been added (see below).

Their current album titled (III) is available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and in all good record stores across the U.S. (Casablanca/Fiction/Republic).

04/26 – Hollywood Palladium – Los Angeles, CA
04/27 – Fox Theater – San Francisco, CA
04/29 – Roseland Ballroom – Portland, OR
04/30 – Moore Theater – Seattle, WA
05/02 – Gothic Theater – Denver, CO
05/03 – Liberty Hall –Lawrence, KS
05/05 – First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
05/06 – Turner Hall – Milwaukee, WI
05/07 – House of Blues – Cleveland, OH
05/09 – Mr. Smalls – Pittsburgh, PA
05/10 – NorVa – Norfolk, VA
05/11 – Ram’s Head – Baltimore, MD
05/13 – House of Blues – Boston, MA
06/07 – Governors Ball Music Festival – New York, NY
08/02,3,4 – Lollapallooza Festival – Chicago, IL
09/18 – CWM Pavilion – Houston, TX*?
09/20 – Gexa Energy Pavilion – Dallas, TX*?
09/22 – Sleep Train Amphitheater – San Diego, CA*
09/24 – Santa Barbara County Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA*
09/26 – Shoreline Amphitheater – Mountain View, CA*
09/28 – Staples Center – Los Angeles, CA*?
09/29 – Staples Center – Los Angeles, CA*?
10/02 – Staples/Honda – Los Angeles, CA*?
10/08 – Desert Sky Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ*
* with Depeche Mode

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