September release also gets official artwork
David Renshaw

15:47 9th July 2012

Grizzly Bear have confirmed that their new album will be titled 'Shields'.

The US indie band announced details of the eagerly anticipated album earlier this year but have kept the title of the release a secret until today.

'Sleeping Ute' is the first track to be taken from 'Shields', the US bands first album since 2009's Veckatimest. You can hear 'Sleeping Ute' below, now.

'Shields' will be released in the UK on September 17th. The album tracklisting is as follows:

Tracklisting:
1. Sleeping Ute
2. Speak In Rounds
3. Adelma
4. Yet Again
5. The Hunt
6. A Simple Answer
7. What's Wrong
8. gun-shy
9. Half Gate
10. Sun In Your Eyes

The band have also announced UK tour dates, including a headline date at London's Brixton Academy in October.

Grizzly Bear UK tour dates:

Gateshead, UK @ The Sage Gateshead - Oct 17
Manchester, UK @ Academy - Oct 18
Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands - Oct 20
Coventry, UK @ Warwick Arts Centre - Oct 21
London, UK @ Brixton Academy - Oct 22

Check out 'Sleeping Ute' below: