BUMP OF CHICKEN to release a New Studio Album in February

Popular rock band BUMP OF CHICKEN will be celebrating their 20th anniversary this coming February and as such have decided to release a brand new studio album on February 10th.  This unexpected release will be titled “Butterflies” and is planned to include all five of the tracks they’ve released since their previous album – “You were here”, “Fighter”, “Parade”, “Hello, world!”, and “Colony” – as well as a lead track titled “Butterfly” and five additional songs for a total of 11.

“Butterflies” is going to be released in three different editions:  a Regular CD-Only version, and a CD+DVD and CD+Blu-ray variant which will include the entirety of their special live at Yokohama Arena from this past summer on each respective format.  In addition, the band will also be holding a special 20th anniversary live at Chiba’s Makuhari Messe on February 11th and a Stadium Tour starting in April.

Please read on below for a look at the schedule for BUMP’s upcoming tour and look forward to additional updates about their new album as information becomes available.

-‘BUMP OF CHICKEN STADIUM TOUR 2016 “BFLY” (Butterfly)’ Schedule-

  • April 9th, 2016 (Saturday) – Kyocera Dome
  • April 10th, 2016 (Sunday) – Kyocera Dome
  • May 8th, 2016 (Sunday) – Nagoya Dome
  • May 22nd, 2016 – Yahoo Auctions! Dome
  • The tour’s final show will be held at Nissan Stadium, but the date has yet to be decided

(via natalie)