“Best Thing” Nadia Reid

“Best Thing” by New Zealand singer/songwriter Nadia Reid is Northern Transmissions' 'Song of the Day'
“Best Thing” by New Zealand singer/songwriter Nadia Reid

Nadia Reid, has announced, her new album Out of My Province, will arrive on February 6th via Spacebomb Records. The full-length was produced by Trey Pollard (Foxygen) and Matthew E. White (Natalie Prass, The Mountain Goats)

No one ever got anywhere by standing still. As an artist, you must move to grow. It’s a sentiment Reid knows well. Leaving her beloved New Zealand for America to record Out of My Province with strangers, what she didn’t expect was a family awaiting her; teaming up with Spacebomb, her evocative travel tales push explorations of love, personal growth and deep reflection further than she ever thought possible.

“Out of My Province is definitely a travelling album; these are road songs,” says Nadia, of the album, written during a period of intensive touring following the release of her critically acclaimed 2017 LP, Preservation. “I felt inspired while I was moving and playing most nights. Sometimes good. Sometimes hard – there was this term I came up with called ‘digging for gold’ where some nights, you’d need to dig deeper for that feeling. During that time I felt really alive and useful.”

The album takes its title from an interview with one of Nadia’s favourite New Zealand authors, the late Janet Frame, in which the interviewer asks if she has considered the supposition that she is one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, to which Frame uncomfortably replies, “That question doesn’t reach me. It’s out of my province.” Explains Nadia, “I was so moved by her response for some reason. I am enamoured by her books. I can re-read them at any time and take such comfort from them. So ever since… out of my province. That phrase has never left me.”

Nadia Reid
Out of My Province
Track List

1. All Of My Love
2. High & Lonely
3. Oh Canada
4. Heart To Ride
5. Other Side Of The Wheel
6. Best Thing
7. I Don’t Wanna Take Anything From You
8. The Future
9. Who Is Protecting Me
10. Get The Devil Out

Nadia Reid
Live

4.10.2020 Brighton (UK) The Hope & Ruin
4.11.2020 Bristol (UK) The Louisiana
4.13.2020 Glasgow (UK) The Old Hairdressers
4.14.2020 Manchester (UK) Band on The Wall
4.15.2020 Leeds (UK) Brudenell Social Club
4.16.2020 London (UK) Oslo
4.18.2020 Rotterdam (NL) Motel Mozaique Festival
4.20.2020 Hamburg (DE) Aalhaus
4.21.2020 Berlin (DE) Roter Salon
4.22.2020 Jena (DE) Trafo
4.24.2020 Vienna (AT) Haus der Musik
4.26.2020 Munich (DE) Glockenbachwerkstatt
4.27.2020 Zürich (CH) El Lokal
4.28.2020 Bern (CH) ISC Club
4.20.2020 Paris (FR), Le Pop-Up du Label