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Of Monsters And Men Premiere “Crystals” Music Video?

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NEW ALBUM BENEATH THE SKIN OUT JUNE 9

CURRENTLY ON SOLD OUT US HEADLINING TOUR

?(Of Monsters and Men)?sensitive acoustic balladry akin to Arcade Fire and the Decemberists.? ? The New York Times

?On the new record, (Of Monsters and Men) display a newfound sense of intimacy? ?Rolling Stone

?Brimming with metaphors and marked by an inescapable feeling of hope, “Crystals” successfully reintroduces Of Monsters and Men as a rock act aiming for arenas.??Billboard

??entrancing vocals and a climatic build to a chorus where voices rain down from on high??USA Today

?wistful and infectious Viking dreamscape??Entertainment Weekly

New York, NY (May 11, 2015) ??OF MONSTERS AND MEN exclusively premiere their new music video for ?Crystals? on Entertainment Weekly? and VEVO today. You can watch itHERE! ?Crystals? is the first single from the group?s anxiously anticipated second full-length record, Beneath The Skin [Republic Records], in stores everywhere and available through all digital partners on June 9, 2015. Pre-order the album HERE!

In the video directed by Arni & Kinski and shot in Iceland the band performs the enigmatic and entrancing anthem amidst a breathtaking and intricate backdrop. On the new video the band says “Working with Icelandic directors and an Icelandic crew was a new and enjoyable thing for us. Being able to communicate in Icelandic made this a relaxed experience. Now it’s time to share the video with the world and we hope people like it!”

?Crystals? continues to shine for OF MONSTERS AND MEN. Since its VEVO debut, the equally stunning lyric video has amassed over 2.5 million YouTube/VEVO views and counting. This video was followed by ?I Of The Storm? and adds to the band?s already 200 million views accumulated on their YouTube/VEVO channel.

The band is currently on a sold out headlining tour of the U.S. giving audiences an intimate first look at the new music as well as making stops at music?s major festivals including: Sasquatch, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits as well as headlining sold out stops overseas.

OF MONSTERS AND MEN have come a long way from their native Iceland. They quickly became a phenomenon in 2011 with the quadruple-platinum ?Little Talks? and their chart-topping debut, My Head Is An Animal, which has since moved 2 million copies worldwide. Since then, the group have delivered rapturous performances at festivals such as?Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Coachella, Newport Folk Festival, Osheaga, Glastonbury, Readingand Leeds, Pukkelpop, and Splendour in the Grass as well as at countless sold out headline shows the world over. They have charmed TV audiences with appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Graham Norton Show, and Saturday Night Live. In the midst of it all, they lent the single ?Dirty Paws? to a trailer for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and the iPhone 5 introduction video, while ?Silhouettes? was featured on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack.

Tour Dates
May 12th????????? Chicago, IL ???????????????? Riviera Theatre
May 17th????????? Santa Barbara, CA ??? KJEE Summer Round-Up
May 19th????????? Portland, OR?????????????? Roseland Theater
May 20th ???????? Portland, OR?????????????? Roseland Theater
May 22nd??????????? George, WA??????????????? Sasquatch! Music Festival
June 6th ????????? Mountain View, CA???? Live 105 BFD
June 16th??????????? London, UK???????????????? London Forum
June 17th??????????? Paris, France????????????? Bataclan
June 19-21????? Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany – Southside Festival
June 20th??????????? Hilvarenbeek , Holland – Best Kept Secret
June 19-21????? Scheessel, Germany? Hurricane Festival
June 24th??????????? Zagreb, Croatia ????????? INmusic Festival
June 26th???????? Werchter, Belgium????? Rock Werchter
June 27th??????????? Nantes, France?????????? Le St?r?olux
June 28?????????? Marmande, France???? Festival Garorock
June 30th??????????? Lausanne, Switzerland – Les Docks
July 1st??????????? Frankfurt, Germany??? Batschkapp
July 3rd??????????? Gdynia, Poland?????????? Open’er Festival
July 5th??????????????? Turku, Finland???????????? Ruisrock Festival
July 7th??????????? Milan, Italy?????????????????? Unaltrofestival
July 8th??????????? Rome , Italy??????????????? Auditorium Parco della Musica
July 10th ???????? Barcelona, Spain??????? Cruilla Festival
July 11th???????????? Bilbao, Spain?????????????? BBK Live
July 21st ???????? Melbourne, Australia?? The Forum
July 22nd???????? Sydney, Australia??????? State Theater
July 24th ???????? Teninedewa, Australia ? Splendour In The Grass
July 26th????????? Niigata, Japan???????????? Fuji Rock
July 31-8/1????? Montreal, QC????????????? Osheaga Festival
August 2nd ????? Chicago, IL ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Lollapalooza
August 8th ?????? Squamish, BC???????????? Squamish Valley Music Festival
August 15th ???? Elverta, CA???????????????? Radio 94.7 City of Trees
August 16th????? Portland, OR ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 94.7 Alternative Portland?s Birthday Party
August 19th ???? Reykjavik, Iceland????? Harpa
August 20th ???? Reykjavik, Iceland????? Harpa
Sept.18-20th?? Toronto, CA??????????????? Toronto Urban Roots Fest
October 2-4th? ?Austin, TX?????????????????? Austin City Limits
October 9-11?? Austin, TX?????????????????? Austin City Limits
October 29th ?? Oslo, Norway????????????? Sentrum Scene
October 30th??? Stockholm, Sweden?? Munchenbryggeriet
October 31st ?? Copenhagen?????????????? Vega
November 4th? Paris, France????????????? Zenith
November 9th? ?Vienna, Austria??????????? Gasometer
November 10th Florence, Italy?????????? Obihall
November 13th ?Winterthur, Switzerland ? Eishalle Deutweg
November 18th? Manchester, UK??????? Manchester Academy
November 19th? Birmingham, UK??????? O2 Academy
November 20th? Bristol, UK???????????????? O2 Academy
November 22nd? Dublin, Ireland?????????? Olympia Theatre
November 23rd ?Glasgow, UK ?????????? Barrowlands
November 24th? London, UK?????????????? O2 Academy Brixton
November 26th? Newcastle, UK????????? O2 Academy Newcastle
November 27th? Sheffield, UK???????????? O2 Acedemy Sheffield

Beneath The Skin Track Listing:
Standard:

  1. Crystals
  2. Human
  3. Hunger
  4. Wolves Without Teeth
  5. Empire
  6. Slow Life
  7. Organs
  8. Black Water
  9. Thousand Eyes
  10. I Of The Storm
  11. We Sink

Included on Deluxe:

  1. Backyard
  2. Winter Sound
  3. Black Water (Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear Remix)
  4. I Of The Storm (Alex Somers Remix)

Of Monsters and Men Links
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VEVO: www.youtube.com/user/OfMonstersAndMenVEVO
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