New Shout Out Louds video for "Walking in Your Footsteps"

New Shout Out Louds video for

Swedish pop maestros Shout Out Louds have shared a great new video for the first single, the instantly memorable, flute infused “Walking In Your Footsteps,” from their soon-to-be-released new record, Optica.

Watch & share the new video for Shout Out Louds' "Walking in Your Footsteps" now via YouTube

Optica will be in stores on February 26. The album is the band’s fourth and marks 10 years since Shout Out Louds released their debut. The band will soon hit the road for worldwide touring including a multitude of shows at this year’s SXSW. Those performances will be announced soon. Shout Out Louds’ first show in support of Optica will take place in Brooklyn, NY, at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on March 11 and tickets are going fast! They have confirmed a full stateside tour for May 2013, beginning May 7 in Washington, DC, and ending on May 23 at the El Rey in Los Angeles, CA. The complete list of tour dates is below.

Following their 2010 album Work, the band (Adam Olenius – lead vocals; Bebban Stenborg – keyboards; Ted Malmros – bass; Carl von Arbin – guitar; and Eric Edman – drums) headed out on their most successful tour ever and returned home to their own pursuits. Families were expanded, side projects were launched and homes outside of Stockholm were explored. When the time came to work on another Shout Out Louds record they wanted to return to the playful spirit that first brought them together 10 years ago.

Instead of “work,” they now wanted to dance!

Pre-order Optica now on CD or LP in the Merge store. LP Preorders will include a free Merge Records LP slipmat and a poster while supplies last.

Shout Out Louds on tour:
March 11 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
March 13-16 Austin, TX SXSW Music Festival
May 7 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
May 8 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
May 11 Boston, MA Paradise
May 13 Montreal, QC La Sala Rosa
May 14 Toronto, ONT The Opera House
May 15 Detroit, MI The Magic Bag
May 16 Chicago, IL Metro
May 17 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater
May 22 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall
May 23 Los, Angeles, CA El Rey