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M83 will kick off a North American tour this Wednesday (August 1st) in Philadelphia, with dates scheduled into September and October. The act, led by founder and French musician Anthony Gonzales, is hitting the road in support of its latest album, a double CD effort called Hurry Up, We're Dreaming. The trek will include stops at numerous festivals, including Lollapalooza, FYF Fest, Bumbershoot and Austin City Limits.
"Outro," the closing track on Hurry Up, We're Dreaming, can be heard in the trailer for Cloud Atlas, which debuted online last week.
The film is set for release on October 26th and is directed by siblings Andy and Lana Wachowski, creators of The Matrix films, along with Tom Tykwer. The all-star cast includes Tom Hanks and Halle Berry.
Gonzalez is also set to score the film Oblivion, a new science fiction epic starring Tom Cruise.
The latest single from Hurry Up, We're Dreaming, "Midnight City," is a Top Five hit at Modern Rock radio. The next single is called "Reunion."
Confirmed M83 tour dates (subject to change):
August 1 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
August 2 - Munhall, PA - Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead
August 3 - Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza
August 4 -Toronto, ON - Historic Fort York
August 7 - Portland, ME - State Theater
August 8 - New York, NY - Central Park - SummerStage
August 31 - San Diego, CA - SOMA
September 1 - Los Angeles, CA - FYF Fest
September 3 - Seattle, WA - Bumbershoot 2012
September 5 - Edmonton, AB - Edmonton Event Centre
September 6 - Calgary, AB - Mac Ewan Ballroom
September 26 - Miami Beach, FL - The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason
September 27 - Lake Buena Vista, FL - House of Blues Orlando
September 29 - Richmond, VA - The National
September 30 - Norfolk, VA - NorVa
October 2 - New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom
October 3 - New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom
October 4 - Montclair, NJ - Wellmont Theater
October 7 - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore
October 9 - New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
October 10 - Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center
October 11 - Dallas, TX - Palladium Ballroom
October 12 - Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Festival
October 14-San Francisco, CA - Treasure Island Music Festival