Spoon’s seventh album Transference has entered the U.S. Album chart #4, having sold 53,696 in its first week of release. The debut week represents the highest sales week of the band’s long running career, its previous high being the release week of Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga which debuted at #10 in July of 2007.

In other news, all dates are on sale now for Spoon’s 2010 North American tour. The tour, which commences with a March 17 headlining appearance at Stubbs in Austin kicking off the annual South by Southwest conference, has already seen its March 22 and 23 shows at Washington DC’s 9:30 Club completely sell out.

SPOON North America 2010

17-Mar Stubbs – Austin, TX
18-Mar Republic – New Orleans, LA
19-Mar Workplay Soundstage – Birmingham, AL
20-Mar Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA
22-Mar 9:30 Club – Washington, DC * SOLD OUT
23-Mar 9:30 Club – Washington, DC * SOLD OUT
24-Mar The National – Richmond, VA
26-Mar Radio City Music Hall – New York, NY
27-Mar House of Blues – Boston, MA, USA
29-Mar Sound Academy – Toronto, ON
30-Mar Royal Oak Music Theatre Royal – Oak, MI
1-Apr Aragon Ballroom – Chicago, IL
2-Apr First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
3-Apr First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
5-Apr Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
6-Apr Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
7-Apr In the Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
9-Apr Moore Theatre – Seattle, WA
10-Apr Moore Theatre – Seattle, WA
11-Apr Orpheum Theatre – Vancouver, BC
13-Apr Fox Theater – Oakland, CA
14-Apr Indio, CA – Coachella

*Deerhunter direct support on all dates.
*New Orleans – Royal Oak w/ The Strange Boys
*Chicago – Oakland w/ Micachu & the Shapes

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