It’s worth noting that New Mexico’s own indie sensation Beirut is releasing a new album in August. According to sources, The Rip Tide is going to be released in August, marking the third album that the band has released so far.
The band is famous for integrating Balkan Folk music with Eastern European music, as well as blending it with American contemporary indie. The band enjoys a strong support base in Europe, North America, and Brazil. In fact, the band is enormously popular in Brazil, creating many spin off and imitation bands that admire the different genre and stylings that Beirut presents to people.
The Rip Tide is reported to be more pop focused than previous offerings, bring Beirut back to its origins in effective fashion. The main strength of the band is the unique sound and tone that they set, so sticking to that format is something that fans will doubtlessly be excited about.