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Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan have just announced tour dates for 2010 and the good news is that they will be coming to the El Rey on October 29.
It seems churlish to still describe the duo as "former members of Belle and Sebastian and Screaming Trees, respectively," given that their collaboration has now proved long-lived. This is the first time US audiences will have a chance to see them perform material from 2006's beloved Ballad of the Broken Seas, as Lanegan had been unavailable last time Campbell toured stateside.
Here's the duo's "Who Built the Road" (from their criminally underrated 2008 album Sunday at Devil Dirt) set to a a moody, karaoke-worthy image stream: