Western Canadian singer-songwriter Corb Lund, who we love round these elements, has introduced particulars of latest album ‘El Viejo’ which lands on twenty third February, 2024 through New West Data, alongside particulars of his return to the UK and Europe in Could 2024. Lund will start his European run with two headline reveals within the Netherlands on Could twenty eighth and twenty ninth, and can go on to help The Dead South on their 2024 European tour. Corb will proceed the run with a headline present at London’s Decrease Third on June nineteenth.
Commenting on his return to Europe and the UK, Lund shared, “I’m actually trying ahead to touring Europe with The Dead South in June. We had a blast with these guys within the States this yr, they took nice care of us and their audiences are bananas! I’m particularly excited for Jap Europe. I haven’t performed there since my metallic days with my outdated band, ‘the smalls’ and I’m actually concerned with testing how a lot it has modified. The Dead South have us with them in Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Berlin, Leipzig, Paris, and a complete string of others.” Corb continues, “I’m additionally actually excited to headline reveals in London, Amsterdam and Groningen with my band. It’s gonna be wild. So, large due to The Dead South guys and we’ll see ya over there!”
The 11-track set of ‘El Viejo’ was produced by Lund and recorded solely in his front room in Lethbridge, AB along with his band The Hurtin’ Albertans. It’s Lund’s first album of unique materials since 2020’s critically acclaimed ‘Agricultural Tragic’, which was named an album of the yr by the readers of No Despair. Gathering round his front room, Lund & Co. tapped into his most cherished musical influences of acoustic tone and lyrical aptitude — Marty Robbins, Kris Kristofferson, Bobbie Gentry, Jerry Reed. There is a standard theme — probably even a personality thread — of the gambler, the outlaw who roams from place-to-place with no course dwelling.
“It’s quite a lot of minor keys and playing songs, is what it’s,” Lund says in a matter-of-fact tone. “It was only a few of us in my home. No studio. No outdoors producer. No adults within the room. No stress.” He continues, “There’s not a single electrical instrument on the entire thing, simply acoustic sounds and singing. By way of having a imaginative and prescient, this can be a file I’ve had in my sights for some time and it got here out precisely how I’d hoped. We lower all of the songs reside in the identical room with a lot of bleed. A bunch of the songs we captured in a single take, first time via.”
‘El Viejo’ pays tribute to Lund’s late buddy and mentor, the famed Canadian singer-songwriter Ian Tyson, who handed away on twenty ninth December 2022. Will probably be accessible throughout digital retailers, on CD, and commonplace black vinyl. A restricted Black & White Splatter Vinyl version together with a Corb Lund autographed postcard, in addition to an autographed compact disc version, will likely be accessible through unbiased retailers and is accessible for pre-order here through New West Data. Watch the video for the primary monitor to be taken from it under which already seems like a stone chilly basic.
Corb Lund’s UK/European Tour Dates:
28 Could, 2024 – Amsterdam, NL – Tolhuistuin Zonzij
29 Could, 2024 – Groningen, NL – Der Aa- Theater
30 Could, 2024 – Hamburg, DE – Sporthalle Hamburg*
1 June, 2024 – Berlin, DE – Zitadelle Spandau*
2 June, 2024 – Leipzig, DE – Clara-Zetkin Park*
4 June, 2024 – Praha, CZ – Žluté lázně*
5 June, 2024 – Bratislava, SK – STARS auditorium*
6 June, 2024 – Budapest, Hungary – Budapest Park*
8 June, 2024 – Linz, Austria- Posthof*
9 June, 2024 – Stuttgart, DE – Wagenhallen Stuttgart*
11 June, 2024 – Archdioces Cologne, DE – Palladium*
12 June, 2024 – Wiesbaden, DE – Kulturzentrum Schlachthof*
13 June, 2024 – Munich, DE – Zenith*
18 June, 2024 – Paris, FR – Salle Pleyel*
19 June, 2024 – London, UK – Decrease Third
(*w/ The Dead South)