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EL VY Release Simmering, Sassy ‘I’m the Man to Be’

It's the second single off the side project from the National's Matt Berninger and Menomena's Brent Knopf

Update: The lyric video has been released. Watch that here. 

As previously reported, the National’s perpetually morose-sounding, deep-voiced vocalist Matt Berninger has teamed with Brent Knopf of Menomena and Ramona Falls to form EL VY, whose debut LP, Return to the Moon, arrives October 30 (via 4AD). They’ve already shared the Strokes-esque title track; now, listen to “I’m the Man to Be,” a sassy slow-burner with hilariously seductive lyrics. “I’ll be the one in the lobby in the green-colored f–k me shirt,” signs Berninger. “The green one.” Listen here via Spotify, and find their full list of tour dates below.

EL VY tour dates:
November 2 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
November 3 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
November 4 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
November 6 – The Independent @ San Francisco, CA
November 7 – Troubadour @ Los Angeles, CA
November 10 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
November 11 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
November 13 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
November 14 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
November 15 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
November 16 – Montreal, QC @ Theatre Fairmount
November 17 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House
November 19 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
November 20 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Turner
November 21 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
December 1 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Pumpehuset
December 2 – Hamburg, Germany @ Grunspan
December 3 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Melkweg
December 4 – Cologne, Germany @ Kantine
December 6 – Berlin, Germany @ Astra
December 7 – Brussels, Belgium @ AB
December 8 – Paris, France @ Trabendo
December 10 – London, UK @ Electric Ballroom
December 12 – Manchester, UK @ Gorilla
December 13 – Dublin, Ireland @ Whelan’s