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// VESSEL / WANTS // 09.05.2014

Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, debuts “Vessel” the lead single from their upcoming album and a part of the soundtrack for Simon Pegg’s indie film Hector And The Search For Happiness. Hector And The Search For Happiness premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, and in theatres on September 19. Dan Mangan + Blacksmith’s fourth studio album will be released later this fall on Arts & Crafts but fans can purchase the Vessel/Wants single now. The opaque white 7 inch vinyl of Vessels/Wants comes as a custom screen printed clear sleeve and is limited to 500 copies only. Dan Mangan + Blacksmith North American tour dates commence September 13.

LISTEN TO “VESSEL” HERE
PURCHASE VESSEL/WANTS DIGITAL SINGLE OR 7 INCH VINYL HERE
WATCH THE TRAILER FOR HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS HERE

After a two year hiatus, an induction into fatherhood, and some time to regroup, two-time Juno Award-winner Dan Mangan returns under a new moniker, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith. And with him comes “Vessel”, the first single from their upcoming fourth studio album, set for release this fall on Arts & Crafts. The new name encompasses the spirit of the project’s longstanding ensemble members. “Vessel” is not only the first single, it is also an integral component to the soundtrack for the new Simon Pegg feature, Hector And The Search For Happiness. Mangan and Jesse Zubot (Tanya Tagaq, Stars, Hawksley Workman) also composed the film’s score.

VESSEL/WANTS
1.Vessel
2. Wants

DAN MANGAN + BLACKSMITH NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
Sep 13 – Toronto, ON – The Opera House w/ The Darcys + Lowell
Oct 02 – Winnipeg, MB – BreakOut West Kick Off Party – Fort Gibraltar
Oct 25 – Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts **
Oct 27 – Columbus, OH – The Basement **
Oct 28 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall **
Oct 29 – Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line Music Café **
Oct 31 – Denver, CO – Lost Lake Lounge **
Nov 1 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge **
Nov 3 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge **
Nov 5 – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile **
Nov 7 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall **
Nov 8 – Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg HIFI **
Nov 9 – San Diego, CA – The Casbah **
Nov 13 – Austin, TX – The Parish **
Nov 14 – Dallas, TX – The Loft **
Nov 15 – Memphis, TN – Hi-Tone Café **
Nov 16 – Nashville, TN – 3rd & Lindsley **
Nov 17 – Atlanta, GA – The Earl **
Nov 19 – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel **
Nov 24 – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair **
Nov 25 – Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw **
Feb 28 – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall w/ Hayden

** With Bear’s Den