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News Of The Day – 11/14

Laetitia Sadier
(Credit: Marie Merlet)

Good morning. Here’s all you need to know about what went on in the world of music in the past 24 hours:

The Smile’s sophomore album, Wall of Eyes, is coming in January. Watch the Paul Thomas Anderson-directed video for the title track here.

When We Were Young announced its 2024 lineup, which will feature 50 bands playing seminal albums in full. Artists performing include My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Jimmy Eat World, Dashboard Confessional, and the reunited A Pretty Girls Make Graves. 

Olivia Rodrigo unveiled her video for “Can’t Catch Me Now” from The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes soundtrack.

Drake and J. Cole will tour arenas next year.

Next year, Air will embark on its first tour in seven years. The duo will perform its beloved album Moon Safari in full on the brief run of European dates beginning in February.

Stereolab singer and co-founder Laetitia Sadier announced Rooting for Love, her first solo album since 2017’s Find Me Finding You. Watch the video for the album’s first single, “Une Autre Attente.” Check out her tour dates here.

Jon Batiste is heading out on his first-ever solo tour in February. First up is a performance as part of the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. 

Kevin Abstract released his first solo album last Friday and is now ready to hit the road. The Brockhampton leader announced a short North American tour beginning Dec. 14 in Vancouver.

The reunited Pantera is hitting the road next year with Lamb of God.

Conor Oberst announced residencies in Los Angeles and New York next March and April. The dates will feature career-spanning sets and a rotating backing band along with guest appearances.

Paul McCartney’s photographs from 1963 and 1964 will be on display at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Va., from Dec. 5 through April 7, 2024.

Blue Chips alum Gabe Nandez is releasing a deluxe edition of his H.T. III album that was released in September. Listen to one of its new tracks, “Origami.”