by Merge

AV Club has reported that veteran indie-rockers Superchunk will be releasing their 17th (or 14th, depending on how you count them) studio album next year. What a Time to Be Alive is due to be released on February 16th via the band's label, Merge Records.

Superchunk has released a lyric video for the lead track for the album, and will also be heading out on a staggered, multi-part tour in support of the new release next year. You can check out that video, as well as the tour dates, below.

Feb 15OttobarBaltimore, MD
Feb 17The BroadberryRichmond, VA
Feb 21The CasbahSanDiego, CA
Feb 22The Moroccan LoungeLos Angeles, CA
Feb 23The Teragram BallroomLos Angeles, CA
Feb 24Great American Music Hall @ Noise Pop FestivalSan Francisco, CA
Feb 26Mississippi StudiosPortland, OR
Feb 27NeumosSeattle, WA
Feb 28Rickshaw TheatreVancouver, BC
Apr 03Black CatWashington, DC
Apr 04Union TransferPhiladelphia, PA
Apr 06The SinclairCambridge, MA
Apr 07Bowery BallroomNew York, NY
Apr 08Bowery BallroomNew York, NY
Apr 26Terminal WestAtlanta, GA
Apr 27Cat’s CradleCarrboro, NC
Apr 28The Grey EagleAsheville, NC