“Backsliders” by Sarah Shook & The Disarmers

"Backsliders" by Sarah Shook & The Disarmers is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day. The track is off their forthcoming album Revelations
"Backsliders" by Sarah Shook & The Disarmers is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day

Sarah Shook & the Disarmers have announced their new album Revelations will drop on March 29th via Abeyance Records/Thirty Tigers (Lo Moon). The album features
stories, self-produced by bandleader River Shook (they/them) for the very first time, navigating mental health under the confines of capitalism, celebrating gay love and complicated feelings, and working through lifelong struggles of substance abuse and unhealthy relationships.

From River Shook:

“A lot of artists are in this industry for fame, recognition, and money but those things don’t mean anything to me. Songwriting is it for me. It’s the only real healthy coping mechanism I’ve ever had. It’s life-saving, and all of my writing is autobiographical. I write everything based on my observations and experiences, but there was something about Revelations that felt more personal to me. I unlocked this level of honesty with myself and an ability to be more objective about the things I struggle with daily. I’m a firm believer that if you are an artist, and you want to make better art, a big part of that isn’t just exercising your musical skills, it’s growing as a human being. So every time I make a record, I want to be able to listen to it and look back on who I was then. I want to see this arc and this evolution. That’s really fucking important to me.”

Sarah Shook & the Disarmers will begin performing the music of Revelations across the country, with a winter and spring tour spanning dozens of dates. Stopsinclude hometown shows in North Carolina, a return to Nashville.

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers
Abeyance Records/Thirty Tigers

You Don’t Get to Tell Me
Stone Door
Jane Doe
Give You All My Love

Sarah Shook & the Disarmers 2023-2024 Tour Dates

12/28/23 – Bellingham, WA – Wild Buffalo *
12/29/23 – Seattle, WA – Neumos *
12/30/23 – Portland,OR – Wonder Ballroom *
12/31/23 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom *
1/25/24 – Atlanta,GA – The Earl
1/26/24 – Decatur, AL – Princess Theatre
1/27/24 – Jackson, MS – Hal and Mal’s
1/28/24 – New Orleans, LA – Siberia
1/29/24 – Houston, TX – Mucky Duck
1/30/24 – Dallas, TX – Post at River East
1/31/24 – Tulsa, OK – Mercury Lounge
2/1/24 – Fort Smith, AR – AAC Live
2/2/24 – Memphis, TN – Hernando’s Hideaway
3/29/24 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
3/30/24 – Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle
3/31/24 – Nashville, TN – 3rd and Lindsley
4/2/24 – Wisconsin Dells, WI – Showboat Saloon
4/3/24 – St Paul, MN – Turf Club
4/4/24 – Milwaukee, WI – Cactus Club
4/5/24 – Berwyn, IL – Fitzgerald’s
4/6/24 – St Louis, MO – Central Stage +
4/7/24 – Eureka Springs, AR – Ozark Mountain Soul Festival
5/3/24 – Newport, KY – MoonRunners Music Festival
7/13/24 – Whitefish, MT – Under the Big Sky Festival

*with Fruition
+with Sunny War

Order Revelations  by Sarah Shook & the Disarmers HERE


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