November 10th, 2021

Mitski made her bold return last month, presenting “Working for the Knife” and announcing a world tour, with all North American dates selling out instantly. Today, Mitski announces Laurel Hell, her new album, out February 4th on Dead Oceans, and unveils a new single/video, “The Only Heartbreaker.” Laurel Hell is a soundtrack for transformation, a map to the place where vulnerability and resilience, sorrow and delight, error and transcendence can all sit within our humanity, can all be seen as worthy of acknowledgment, and ultimately, love. “I accept it all,” she promises. “I forgive it all.” It cements Mitski’s reputation as an artist who possesses the power of turning our most savage and alienated experiences into the very elixir that cures them. “I wrote what I needed to hear. As I’ve always done.”

“The Only Heartbreaker” video, co-directed by Maegan Houang and Jeff Desom, presents the bewildering experience of Mitski’s first time being filmed almost entirely in front of a green screen. Houang comments, “The worst pain I’ve experienced is when I’ve fully understood the pain I’ve caused another. It’s one of the hardest parts of being human, that no matter our intentions, we’ll inevitably do something hurtful to our fellow man, if not someone we love. In this case, the harm Mitski enacts in the video is to the world. It’s unstoppable and destructive, but worst of all, she doesn’t even want it to happen. She’s a stand-in for humanity as we collectively do so little to save ourselves and our planet.”

Mitski Tour Dates

Thu. Feb. 17, 2022 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel – SOLD OUT

Fri. Feb. 18, 2022 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz – SOLD OUT

Sat. Feb. 19, 2022 – Atlanta, GA @ The Eastern – SOLD OUT

Mon. Feb. 21, 2022 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City – SOLD OUT

Tue. Feb. 22, 2022 – New Orleans, LA @ Civic Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. Feb. 24, 2022 – Houston, TX @ The Lawn at White Oak Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. Feb. 25, 2022 – Dallas, TX @ The Factory in Deep Ellum – SOLD OUT

Sat. Feb. 26, 2022 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at Moody Theater – SOLD OUT

Mon. Feb. 28, 2022 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 2, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 3, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 4, 2022 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 5,2022 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 7, 2022 – Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 9, 2022 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 10, 2022 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 12, 2022 – Denver, CO @ Mission Ballroom – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 14, 2022 – St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 15, 2022 – Milwaukee, WI @ Miller High Life Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 17, 2022 – Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple Theatre – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 18, 2022 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 19, 2022 – Montreal, QC @ St-Jean-Baptiste Church – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 21, 2022 – Boston, MA @ Roadrunner – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 22, 2022 – Boston, MA @ Roadrunner – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 24, 2022 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 25, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA @ Franklin Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 26, 2022 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem – SOLD OUT

Sun. March 27, 2022 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 29, 2022 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 30, 2022 – Louisville, KY @ Old Forester’s Paristown Hall – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 31, 2022 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium – SOLD OUT

Thu. April 21, 2022 – Bristol, UK @ Marble Factory – SOLD OUT

Fri. April 22, 2022 – Leeds, UK @ University Union Refectory – SOLD OUT

Sat. April 23, 2022 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland Ballroom – SOLD OUT

Mon. April 25, 2022 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street – SOLD OUT

Tue. April 26, 2022 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy – SOLD OUT

Thu. April 28, 2022 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse – SOLD OUT

Fri. April 29, 2022 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton – SOLD OUT

Sat. April 30, 2022 – Brussels, BE @ Les Nuits Botanique Festival – SOLD OUT

Mon. May 2, 2022 – Tourcoing, FR @ Le Grand Mix – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 3, 2022 – Paris, FR @ L’Olympia

Wed. May 4, 2022 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso – SOLD OUT

Fri. May 6, 2022 – Zurich, CH @ Kaufleuten

Sat. May 7, 2022 – Lausanne, CH @ Les Docks

Mon. May 9, 2022 – Berlin, DE @ Metropol – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 10, 2022 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega – SOLD OUT

Wed. May 11, 2022 – Stockholm, SE @ Fållan

Thu. May 12, 2022 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene

Sat. May 14, 2022 – Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik – SOLD OUT

Sun. May 15, 2022 – Cologne, DE @ Carlswerk Victoria – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 17, 2022 – Vienna, AU @ WUK – SOLD OUT

Wed. May 18, 2022 – Prague, CZ @ Archa Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. May 19, 2022 – Munich, DE @ Strom – SOLD OUT

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October 5th, 2021

Mitski makes a daring return with “Working for the Knife,” a new single/video and the announcement of a spring 2022 North American tour. “Working for the Knife” surges with synth and a syncopated beat, driven by Mitski’s tenor and production by longtime collaborator Patrick Hyland. “It’s about going from being a kid with a dream, to a grown up with a job, and feeling that somewhere along the way you got left behind. It’s being confronted with a world that doesn’t seem to recognize your humanity, and seeing no way out of it,” explains Mitski. The video, filmed at The Egg in Albany, NY and directed by Zia Anger with Ashley Connor directing photography, presents a performer returning to the same cruel world that gave birth to her. Mitski’s dedication to both sonic and physical presentation is on full display — every muscle is activated and purposeful, giving itself over to the story of the choreography. It’s dynamic and gritty with a new intensity we haven’t yet seen from Mitski.

Mitski will return to the stage in February 2022, playing theaters throughout the country, including Radio City Music Hall in New York, Shrine Exposition Hall in LA, Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, The Anthem in Washington, DC, and more. These are Mitski’s first live performances since her September 2019 Central Park SummerStage run in support of 2018’s Be the Cowboy, one of that year’s most praised albums. Named as Album of the Year by the likes of Pitchfork, New York Magazine, Consequence, ESQUIRE, and FLOOD, it launched Mitski from cult favorite to indie star. Tickets are on sale Fri. Oct. 8th at noon EST.

Mitski Tour Dates

Thu. Feb. 17, 2022 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel

Fri. Feb. 18, 2022 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz

Sat. Feb. 19, 2022 – Atlanta, GA @ The Eastern

Mon. Feb. 21, 2022 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City

Tue. Feb. 22, 2022 – New Orleans, LA @ Civic Theatre

Thu. Feb. 24, 2022 – Houston, TX @ The Lawn at White Oak Music Hall

Fri. Feb. 25, 2022 – Dallas, TX @ The Factory in Deep Ellum

Sat. Feb. 26, 2022 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at Moody Theater

Mon. Feb. 28, 2022 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren

Thu. Mar. 3, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall

Fri. Mar. 4, 2022 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater

Mon. Mar. 7, 2022 – Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Wed. Mar. 9, 2022 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre

Sat. Mar. 12, 2022 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre

Mon. Mar. 14, 2022 – St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre

Tue. Mar. 15, 2022 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Riverside Theater

Thu. Mar. 17, 2022 – Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre

Fri. Mar. 18, 2022 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall

Sat. Mar. 19, 2022 – Montreal, QC @ St-Jean-Baptiste Church

Mon. Mar. 21, 2022 – Boston, MA @ TBD

Thu. Mar. 24, 2022 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall

Fri. Mar. 25, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA @ Franklin Music Hall

Sat. Mar. 26, 2022 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem

Tue. Mar. 29, 2022 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE

Wed. Mar. 30, 2022 – Louisville, KY @ Old Forester’s Paristown Hall

Thu. Mar. 31, 2022 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium

Thu. April 21, 2022 – Bristol, UK @ Marble Factory

Fri. April 22, 2022 – Leeds, UK @ University Stylus

Sat. April 23, 2022 – Glasgow, UK @ Queen Margaret Union

Mon. April 25, 2022 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street

Tue. April 26, 2022 – Manchester, UK @ O2 Ritz

Thu. April 28, 2022 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse

Sat. April 30, 2022 – Brussels, BE @ Botanique

Mon. May 2, 2022 – Tourcoing, FR @ Le Grand Mix

Tue. May 3, 2022 – Paris, FR @ Le Cabaret Sauvage

Wed. May 4, 2022 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso

Fri. May 6, 2022 – Zurich, CH @ Les Docks

Sat. May 7, 2022 – Lausanne, CH @ Les Docks

Mon. May 9, 2022 – Berlin, DE @ Metropol

Tue. May 10, 2022 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega

Wed. May 11, 2022 – Stockholm, SE @ Nalen

Thu. May 12, 2022 – Oslo, NO @ Rockefeller Music Hall

Sat. May 14, 2022 – Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik

Sun. May 15, 2022 – Cologne, DE @ Stollwerck

Tue. May 17, 2022 – Vienna, AU @ WUK

Wed. May 18, 2022 – Prague, CZ @ Rock Cafe

Thu. May 19, 2022 – Munich, DE @ Strom

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