Mitski’s highly anticipated new album has a title and release date.

Puberty 2 will be out June 17 via Dead Oceans, the follow-up to 2014’s Bury Me At Makeout Creek. First single “Your Best American Girl” is an outsized rocker that lyrically finds Mitski commenting on the overt whiteness and maleness of the underground punk scene. She said via press release, “I wanted to use those white-American-guy stereotypes as a Japanese girl who can’t fit in, who can never be an American girl.” Listen below. 

Mitski also has a long run of tour dates coming up in support of Puberty 2:

Sat. March 12 – McAllen, TX @ Galax Z Fair V at Yerberia
Wed. March 16 – Austin, TX @ Hype Hotel – YVYNYL x S&S x Hype Machine — 3pm
Thu. March 17 – Austin, TX @ Barracuda – Secretly Group & Friends — 10pm
Fri. March 18 – Austin, TX @ PEN – Portals SXSW 2016 — 6:30pm — solo show
Fri. March 18 – Austin, TX @ Hole in the Wall – Stereogum x Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion 2 — 9:30pm
Sat. March 19 – Austin, TX @ Studium – She Shreds x Punctum Records Presents – 5:30pm
*** more SXSW performances to be announced ***
Sun. April 17 – Brussels, BE @ Ancienne Belgique – solo show
Tues. April 19 – London, UK @ Birthdays – solo show
Thu. April 21 – Paris, FR @ La Mécanique Ondulatoire w/ Twin Peaks) – solo show
Sat. April 23 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso Basement – solo show
Mon. June 20 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
Wed. June 22 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
Thu. June 23 – Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
Fri. June 24 – Philadelphia, PA @ PhilaMOCA
Sat. June 25 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
Sun. June 26 – Durham, NC @ The Pinhook
Tue. June 28 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade: Purgatory
Wed. June 29 – Birmingham, AL @ The Syndicate Lounge
Fri. July 1 – Houston, TX @ Walter’s Downtown
Sat. July 2 – Austin, TX @ The Sidewinder
Sun. July 3 – Dallas, TX @ Three Links
Tue. July 5 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge
Wed. July 6 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Constellation Room
Thu. July 7 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
Fri. July 8 – San Francisco, CA @ Bottom Of The Hill
Sat. July 9 – Oakland, CA @ Starline Social Club
Mon. July 11 – Portland, OR @ Analog Theater
Tue. July 12 – Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt
Wed. July 13 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
Fri. July 15 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
Sat. July 16 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
Tue. July 19 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
Wed. July 20 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
Fri. July 22 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
Sat. July 23 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz

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