Brooklyn-based synth-pop outfit St. Lucia will release their highly anticipated full-length debut, When The Night, on October 8 via Neon Gold/Columbia Records. The album, which expands upon St. Lucia's unique brand of dreamy, nostalgic pop, was produced by the band's own Jean-Philip Grobler, with additional production and mixing from Chris Zane (Passion Pit), Rich Costey (Muse, Foo Fighters) and Andy Baldwin. Listen to a brand new track "Elevate" here:

The brainchild of South African-bred Jean-Philip Grobler, St. Lucia's previous releases—2012's "September" EP and self-titled EP—transported listeners to decades past while staying firmly rooted in the present, drawing out melodic bravado and euphoric energy while discarding any trace of the saccharine. Complex Magazine named the group one of "20 New Bands To Watch Out For," while the Onion/A.V. Club describes their music as "pop perfection." In addition, SPIN raves that St. Lucia's "billowy textures and soaring choruses offer a potent elixir of tropical breezes and distilled sunshine." The band's song "All Eyes On You" was recently featured in national television campaigns for both Victoria's Secret and Taco Bell.

To celebrate the release of When The Night, St. Lucia has announced a fall tour with Two Door Cinema Club, which kicks off October 2 at Philadelphia's Tower Theatre. The cross-country trek will continue through mid-November. St. Lucia will also perform at this year's Lollapalooza festival in Chicago on Saturday, August 3, as well as a special Lollapalooza after-show that same evening at Lincoln Hall alongside labelmates HAIM (see below for full itinerary). The band has recently toured with Ellie Goulding and Charli XCX, not to mention shared stages with fun., Young The Giant, The Shins and others.

In addition, Pandora has featured St. Lucia in its first-ever "Toyota Sessions." The program—which highlights exciting emerging artists—explores the evolution of St. Lucia's music through in-depth interviews, exclusive live tracks, and behind-the-scenes videos. Watch/listen here:
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