DeVotchKa, who peformed for over 90,000 people when the band opened for Muse in Paris last weekend (see a few pics after the jump), has recently been at Wavelab studio in Tuscon working on the follow-up to its last album, A Mad and Faithful Telling. No word yet on what the new record will be titled or when it is slated for release. We'll keep you posted.
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Frontman Nick Urata, meanwhile, has also been busy composing music for films, includingI Love You Phillip Morris
, a prison romance starring Ewan McGregor and Jim Carrey reportedly slated for an October release. DeVotchKa and Calexico were recently tapped to open for Wilco on Friday, September 3 as part of the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Festival.
You can also catch the band at Mishawaka Amphitheatre in Ft. Collins Saturday, August 28. The video above, taken from a performance on its recent nationwide tour with Gogol Bordello, aired earlier this week on Philadelphia's WHYY's Arts and Culture program On Canvas.