Destroyer announces “My Mystery” 12″, shares video for remix

Destroyer released his latest album, Poison Season last year and during the sessions for that LP, Dan Bejar also recorded a song named “My Mystery” that did not make the final cut to the tracklist. Now, it is finally going to be released on a new 12″, set to be out May 6th via Merge. (It will also be available digitally.) The new song is backed with the remix from, who is the New Pornographers’ John Collins and a member of Bejar’s live band. It is not Collins’ first Poison Season remix; he also released his remix of “Forces From Above.” Bejar has shared a video for the remix. Directed by Nicolas Bragg, the visual shows him exploring the streets of Mexico City. Watch it below. Additionally, Bejar has announced more tour dates for Poison Season. Find his itinerary below.

Read what Bejar said about “My Mystery” and its remix in a press release:

We recorded a song called “My Mystery” a year and a half ago. Kind of a light number, vaguely danceable. Wistful, looking back not unfondly on time spent and dull misadventures had within the dead-as-a-doornail music industry. And the feeling of where it leaves you, like a rat in the middle of the ocean, though not as harsh as that; as if rats could swim an ocean’s length.

Then one day DJ called me up and said, “You got any shit for me?”…


04-16 Beijing, China – Yugong Yishan
04-17 Shanghai, China – Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
04-20 Seoul, South Korea – V-Hall
04-22 Taipei, Taiwan – The Wall
04-23 Bangkok, Thailand – Live RCA
06-02 Barcelona, Spain – Primavera
06-03 Nimes, France – This Is Not a Love Song
06-04 Paris, France – Le Divan Du Monde
06-05 Mannheim, Germany – Maifeld Derby Festival
06-06 Dornbirn, Austria – Conrad Sohm
06-07 Rome, Italy – Teatro Quirinetta
06-08 Marina di Ravenna, Italy – Beaches Brew
06-10 Porto, Portugal – Primavera
06-11 St Gallen, Switzerland – Palace
06-12 Liege, Belgium – Reflektor
06-14 Luxembourg, Luxembourg – Rockhal
06-15 London, England – Oval Space
06-16 Ghent, Belgium – DOK
06-17 Lucerne, Switzerland – B-Sides
06-18 Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands – Best Kept Secret
06-19 Erlangen, Germany – E-Werk
06-20 Leipzig, Germany – Werk 2
06-22 Prague, Czech Republic – Lucerna Music Bar
06-23 Kosice, Slovakia – Tabacka
06-24 Bialystok, Poland – Halfway Festival
06-26 Oslo, Norway – Picnic in Parken
06-27 Gothenburg, Sweden – Pustervik
06-28 Malmö, Sweden – Babel
06-29 Hamburg, Germany – Knust
06-30 Roskilde, Denmark – Roskilde Festival

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