Barenaked Ladies Celebrate 25 with June 4 Album and Tour

Barenaked Ladies are celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2013 and will release their twelfth studio album -- as yet untitled* -- on June 4 via new label home Vanguard Records. Guitarist/vocalist Ed Robertson, bassist/vocalist Jim Creeggan, keyboardist/vocalist Kevin Hearn and drummer/vocalist Tyler Stewart wrapped the album recently in Toronto with producers Gavin Brown (The Tragically Hip, Metric), Howie Beck (Feist, Josh Rouse) and Mark Endert (Maroon 5, Train).The band recently announced they'll be joining Ben Folds Five and Guster this summer on the Last Summer on Earth tour beginning June 17.

From the Press Release: Over the course of the past twenty-three years, Barenaked Ladies have amassed an international fanbase whose members number in the millions. Their plethora of career highlights includes eight Juno Awards and multiple Grammy nominations, more than 14 million albums sold worldwide and a series of hit singles, including No. 1 hit “One Week,” as well as “Pinch Me, “Brian Wilson,” “If I Had $1,000,000” and many more, along with the theme song for the hit CBS television series, “The Big Bang Theory.”

*UPDATE: The original post stated the album was self-titled, a fact that we picked up from the label's own release schedule through Universal Music Distribution. Word from Vanguard now is that the new album is not untitled -- it is yet to be titled. Stay tuned.