Half Waif Announces New Album

Nandi Rose AKA: Half Waif has announced her forthcoming release The Caretaker
Half Waif 'The Caretaker'

Nandi Rose AKA: Half Waif has announced her forthcoming release The Caretaker will arrive on March 27th via ANTI- Records. Along with the news Half Waif has shared a Kenna Hynes-directed video for its lead single “Ordinary Talk.”

Of the song, Rose says, “Recognizing your own ordinariness can be depressing, or it can be a relief. In Ordinary Talk, I wanted to honor and celebrate my ordinariness as an incredible tool for making me feel less alone. The song is a reassurance that feeling bad – or ‘ill’ – isn’t something that needs to be corrected. There’s a depth of experience that comes from feeling emotions at their extremes. And it is, in fact, this vivid, varied messiness that makes us human and ordinary. The corresponding video, written in collaboration with director Kenna Hynes, tracks the progression from isolation to communion as we move from a tableau of a troupe of strange courtiers to the neon lights of a good old house party. And as the song shifts and melts away, the cast of characters follows and looks outward: up toward the vast night with its unsettling drift of stars, over a vista of coffee cups and blue TV screens and folded t-shirts – the million tiny moments that define our days.”

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The Caretaker
track list:

1. Clouds Rest
2. Siren
3. Ordinary Talk
4. My Best Self
5. In August
6. Lapsing
7. Halogen 2
8. Blinking Light
9. Brace
10. Generation
11. Window Place

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Tour Dates:

2/4 – Portland, ME @ State Theatre *
2/5 – Port Chester, NY @ The Capitol Theatre *
2/6 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall *
5/27 – Brooklyn, NY @ Public Records ^
5/5 – Boston, MA @ Cafe 939
5/7 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz PDB
5/8 – Toronto, ON @ Baby G
5/9 – Detroit, MI @ Deluxx Fluxx
5/10 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas
5/12 – Washington, DC @ Songbyrd
5/13 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
5/15 – Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern
5/16 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
5/18 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
5/20 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
5/21 – Los Angeles, CA @ Moroccan Lounge

* w/ Calexico and Iron & Wine
^ The Caretaker release show