Ra Ra Riot's new song 'When I Dream': Hear it here -- EXCLUSIVE

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In the mood for some new indie ra ra rock? New York foursome Ra Ra Riot will provide.

Last month, fans were treated to the Passion Pit-y goodness of “Beta Love,” the first single from the Syracuse group’s upcoming third album, also titled Beta Love. Though that album won’t hit streets until Jan. 22 (you can pre-order it here), the baroque-pop band is letting us in on their newest single, “When I Dream,” which you can listen to exclusively here.

Beta Love, recorded in Mississippi, will be the first album Ra Ra Riot has recorded as a four-piece (cellist Alexandra Lawn recently left the band), and it shows in the new single. “When I Dream” is still full of snaps, strings, and shiny vocals, but the song moves along at a more subdued pace.

Go ahead and listen here:

Want to see Ra Ra Riot play la la live? Then make sure your ba ba butt (sorry! last one) to one of the following tour dates:

2-11 Clifton Park, NY - Upstate Concert Hall ‡ w/ guards
12-12 Buffalo, NY - Mohawk Place ‡ w/ guards
12-13 Ithaca, NY - Haunt ‡ w/ guards
01-23 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
01-24 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
01-25 New York, NY - Webster Hall
01-26 Boston, MA - Paradise
02-03 Tokyo, Japan - Hostess Club Weekender
02-07 Vancouver, British Columbia - Venue
02-08 Seattle, WA - Neptune Theater *
02-09 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom *
02-11 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore^ *
02-12 Los Angeles, CA - El Rey^ *
02-13 Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory^ *
02-15 Solana Beach, CA - Belly Up^ *
02-16 Tucson, AZ - Club Congress^
02-19 Dallas, TX - Kessler Theater^
02-20 Austin, TX - The Belmont^
02-21 Houston, TX - Fitzgerald’s^
02-23 Oxford, MS - Proud Larry’s^
02-24 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade^
02-25 Carrboro, NC - Cat’s Cradle^
02-26 Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle^
02-28 Columbus, OH - A&R Music Bar^
03-01 Chicago, IL - Metro^
03-02 Madison, WI - Der Rathskeller^
03-03 Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock^
03-05 Ann Arbor, MI - Blind Pig^
03-06 Toronto, Ontario - Lee's Palace^
03-07 Montreal, Quebec - Il Motore^
03-08 S. Burlington, VT - Higher Ground^
03-09 Northampton, MA - Pearl Street^

^ with Pacific Air

* with Cayucas

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