“Boy,” the first single from Ra Ra Riot’s sophomore album The Orchard, is available now at iTunes, where it can be purchased along with “Keep It Quiet (Bear)” (a stripped down version of The Orchard track that the band previewed last month) and a cover of Sparks’ “Saccharin and the War.” The track “Boy” is currently streaming at Stereogum and available as a free MP3 via rarariot.com.
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Due out August 24th on Barsuk Records (U.S.) and Arts & Crafts (Canada), The Orchard was hailed this week by NPR as “Incredible… An epic album with soaring strings and fat bass lines,” and is now available for pre-order. The Orchard will be issued in standard physical and digital versions, as well as a number of special editions including limited colored vinyl, and a bonus DVD featuring a beautiful 38 minute impressionist behind-the-scenes documentary on the writing and making of The Orchard directed by Taryn Gould and Emily Kowalczyk. To place pre-orders and/or view a full list of configurations, go to http://bit.ly/preorchard.