Animal Collective are set to release a new five track studio EP on November 23rd 2009 (digitally) and 14th December (physically). Recorded by Ben Allen at Sweet Tea in Oxford, MS in February 2008 and at Mission Sound in Brooklyn, NY August 2009, Fall Be Kind includes recent live favourites Graze and What Would I Want? Sky (featuring the first ever licensed Grateful Dead sample). Fall be Kind will be available worldwide on CD, 12” vinyl and via digital download.

The EP comes less than one year after the band’s critically acclaimed album Merriweather Post Pavillion which wowed fans and critics across the globe. Merriweather has already been named one of the most important albums of the year by Q magazine and Spin in the US, and of the entire decade by Uncut and Pitchforkmedia.

Fall Be Kind will be released on CD (RUG341CD), 12” vinyl (RUG341T) and via digital download (RUG341D). The tracklisting is as follows:

1 - Graze
2 - What Would I Want? Sky
3 - Bleed
4 - On a Highway
5 - I Think I Can