Charlie Hickey announces Nervous At Night LP

Charlie Hickey announces Nervous At Night Album. The singer/songwriter's debut album drops on May 20, via Saddest Factory Records
Charlie Hickey photo by Frank

Charlie Hickey announces his debut album today. Nervous At Night, out on May 20th via Saddest Factory Records. The 11-track record that finds Hickey detailing life’s graceless passage between teenage years and adulthood, and all of the noise that permeates. Hickey has always navigated the intricacies of life through a musical lens, both as a child of two musicians and as an artist who has surrounded himself with talented peers. “It feels almost too good to be true,” Hickey says of the small crew of friends that assisted him on the record—label boss and childhood friend Phoebe Bridgers, producer Marshall Vore, and fellow musicians Harrison Whitford, Christian Lee Hutson and Mason Stoops who are featured on the album.

Alongside today’s album announcement, Charlie Hickey shares the Nervous At Night title track.“‘Nervous At Night’ is one of the first songs that was written for this album,” Hickey explains. “It captures a lot of the anxiety and beauty that comes with growing up and having new feelings. It’s a song about being nervous for no particular reason, which is a running theme on this album, and also one that I think a lot of people, particularly of my generation, can relate to.”

Born into a musical family, as a child Hickey would obsessively watch videos of his parents on tour with their old band Uma, learning all the lyrics that he loved but didn’t understand. This introduction to music and songwriting sowed a seed, and Hickey was soon writing songs of his own, playing on the guitars that lay around him and singing about the little details of his school days. He continued this throughout his teen years, and the worlds he conjured becoming an outlet for his growing anxieties, which Hickey now understands to be Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. “It gave me a safe place to let my mind run wild and explore all its little corners,” he says. “I still struggle with my mind but music has really made me a happier person.”

Charlie Hickey
Nervous At Night
Tracklist
Saddest Factory Records

1. Dandelions
2. Gold Line
3. Mid Air
4. Thirteen
5. Missing Years
6. Every Time I Think
7. Nervous At Night
8. Springbreaker
9. Choir Song (I Feel Dumb)
10. Month of September
11. Planet With Water

Charlie Hickey 2022 Tour dates

05.10.22 – London, UK @ The Garage * – SOLD OUT
05.11.22 – London, UK @ Sebright Arms
05.11.22 – 05.14.22 – Brighton, UK @ The Great Escape Festival
05.17.22 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge ^
05.21.22 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour #

*supporting MUNA
^ with Gabe Goodman
# with Ryann