Wasilla, AK's Portugal. The Man and their label / publishing company Approaching AIRBalloons has inked a deal with Equal Vision to release the band's third full length Censored Colors on September 16th. In their press release the label celebrates the uniqueness of the deal, although the particulars are unknown at this time:
One of the factors that makes this partnership so unique is that the members of Portugal. The Man will share in the risk as well as in the rewards with Equal Vision, something that is easier for a Platinum act (like Radiohead) than a developing artist. Having self-financed the "Censored Colors" album, and while they had other label options, P.TM welcomed the idea of having an "open canvas" with Equal Vision, where they could work at their own pace and be intimately involved in all factors of their recording career.
The band previously released the full lengths Waiter: 'You Vultures!' (2006) Church Mouth (2007) along with three EPs: 2006's The Pines, the Devil and Devil Say I, I Say Air and 2007's It's Complicated Being a Wizard.
Portugal. The Man is currently on the road wit the Rx Bandits and will soon tour Europe. The fall will see a 38 city headlining tour of the US with support from Earl Greyhound and Wintersleep.