The Love Language premiere Ruby Red stream at Pandora & announce new tour dates

The Love Language premiere Ruby Red stream at Pandora & announce new tour dates

The Love Language will release Ruby Red on July 23, but you can listen to the full album now at

And don't miss the full band on tour this summer & fall!

Ruby Red produces new standards for the Carolina pop songbook, finding The Love Language as an extroverted community art project made by responsible citizens of a loosely packed scene who know that Stuart McLamb will match whatever they contribute. As the Independent Weekly proclaimed, "This isn’t The Love Language we’ve come to expect. It’s something bolder."

Listen to Ruby Red now via

Stuart compiled a list of a few of his favorite things including: Breaking Bad, The Strokes, Last Year's Men, Petula Clark and more during his week as the guest editor of Read his entries here. A full list of tour dates for The Love Language are below, and tickets are on sale now!

Pre-order Ruby Red now in the Merge store. The first 250 pre-orders will receive a free, limited-edition 11-track cassette titled Black Mountain Demos. All pre-orders will include a poster and will ship to arrive on or around the release date of July 23. In the meantime, keep up with The Love Language at their newly relaunched website and on Twitter and Facebook.

The Love Language on tour:
(New dates in bold)
Jul 26 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle #*
Jul 27 Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel #
Jul 28 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s #
Jul 30 Allston, MA – Great Scott #
Jul 31 New York, NY – Mercury Lounge #
Aug 01 Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands Gallery #
Aug 02 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter #
Aug 03 Charlottesville, VA – Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar #
Aug 27 Nashville, TN - Stone Fox
Aug 28 St. Louis, MO - Firebird
Aug 29 Chicago, IL - Schuba's
Aug 30 St. Paul, MN - Turf Club
Sep 02 Denver, CO - Hi Dive
Sep 03 Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge
Sep 04 Boise, ID Neurolux w/ On An On
Sep 05 Portland, OR – MusicFest NW
Sep 06 Eugene, OR – Cozmic Pizza %
Sep 08 Seattle, WA – Neumos %
Sep 10 San Francisco, CA - Rickshaw w/ Bleeding Rainbow
Sep 11 Los Angeles, CA - Bootleg Bar
Sep 13 Scottsdale, AZ - Pub Rock w/ Soft Metals
Sep 16 Austin, TX - Mohawk - Inside
Sep 17 Dallas, TX - Club Dada
Sep 18 Houston, TX - Mango's
Sep 19 New Orleans, LA - Gasa Gasa
# w/ Eternal Summers
* w/ The Critters
% w/ The Dodos