Jeff Tweedy announces new album ‘Warmer’

Jeff Tweedy announces new album 'Warmer,' the full-length will be released as a Record Store Day release
Jeff Tweedy 'Warmer'

Jeff Tweedy has announced a special release for Record Store Day, WARMER, will drop on April 13th via dBpm Records. This initial, vinyl-only edition is limited to 5,000 copies worldwide. Along with the news, he has shared a video for lead single, “Family Ghost.”

WARMER is a sister album to last year’s WARM, Jeff’s first-ever collection of original solo songs. The two albums were produced and recorded during the same studio sessions at Wilco’s renowned Chicago studio, The Loft. “WARMER came behind WARM – recorded in the same burst, motivated by the same impetus, overflowing with the same consoling ethos,” describes George Saunders, who wrote the liner notes for WARM. Lead single “Family Ghost” is a reflection on the difficulty of understanding and eliminating the types of casual and systemic racism pervasive in Jeff’s southern Illinois upbringing. The song’s accompanying video distorts footage of crowds until the images are an unrecognizable sea of color and beauty.

“At some point I separated the songs from the WARM/WARMER session into two records with individual character, but still tried to keep the overall tone and texture of the combined session consistent,” says Jeff. “In a lot of ways these two records could have been released as a double LP. WARMER means as much to me as WARM and might just as easily have been released as the first record of the pair.”

Jeff Tweedy
WARMER
TRACKLIST

1. Orphan
2. Family Ghost
3. And Then You Cut It in Half
4. Ten Sentences
5. Sick Server
6. Empty Head
7. Landscape
8. Ultra Orange Room
9. Evergreen
10. Guaranteed

JEFF TWEEDY
Live Dates

Wed. April 3 – Toronto, ON @ The Queen Elizabeth Theatre w/ Buck Meek – SOLD OUT
Thu. April 4 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Carnegie Lecture Hall of Oakland w/ Buck Meek – SOLD OUT
Sat. April 6 – Boston, MA @ Berklee Performance Center w/ Buck Meek – SOLD OUT
Mon. April 8 – New York, NY @ The Town Hall w/ James Elkington – SOLD OUT
Tue. April 9 – New York, NY @ The Town Hall w/ James Elkington – SOLD OUT
Wed. April 10 – Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theatre w/ James Elkington – SOLD OUT
Fri. April 12 – Savannah, GA @ Lucas Theatre for the Arts
Sat. April 13 – Decatur, GA @ Amplify Decatur/Decatur Square
Sun. April 14 – Chattanooga, TN @ Walker Theatre w/ James Elkington – SOLD OUT
Tue. April 16 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall w/ James Elkington – SOLD OUT
Wed. April 17 – Cincinnati, OH @ Cincinnati Music Hall Ballroom w/ James Elkington
Thu. April 18 – Champaign, IL @ Virginia Theatre w/ James Elkington
Mon. May 20 – Sydney, AU @ The Metro
Wed. May 22 – Brisbane, AU @ Powerhouse
Fri. May 24 – Meeniyan, AU @ Meeniyan Town Hall – SOLD OUT
Sat. May 25 – Melbourne, AU @ Athenaeum Theatre – SOLD OUT
Sun. May 26 – Melbourne, AU @ Howler – SOLD OUT
Tue. May 28 – Adelaide, AU @ The Gov

WILCO
TOUR DATES:

Wed. June 12 – Brussels, BE @ Ancienne Belgique
Thu. June 13 – Brussels, BE @ Ancienne Belgique
Sat. June 15 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso – SOLD OUT
Sun. June 16 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso – SOLD OUT
Tue. June 18 – Lille, FR @ Aeronef Club
Wed. June 19 – Rouen, FR @ Le 106
Thu. June 20 – La Rochelle, FR @ La Sirene
Sat. June 22 – Vitoria-Gasteiz, ES @ Azkena Rock Festival
Fri. June 28 – Sun. June 30 – North Adams, MA @ Solid Sound Festival
Fri. Sept. 6 – Stavanger, NO @ Stavanger Konserthus Zetlitz
Sat. Sept. 7 – Bergen, NO @ USF Verftet
Sun. Sept. 8 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene
Tue. Sept. 10 – Copenhagen, DK @ Den Gra Hal
Thu. Sept. 12 – Berlin, DE @ Tempodrom
Fri. Sept. 13 – Cologne, DE @ Carlswerk Victoria
Sat. Sept. 14 – Hamburg, DE @ Elbphilaharmonie
Sun. Sept. 15 – Warsaw, PL @ Progresja
Wed. Sept. 18 – Zürich, CH @ Volkshaus
Thu. Sept. 19 – Milan, IT @ Fabrique
Fri. Sept. 20 – Padova, IT @ Gran Teatro Geox
Sun. Sept. 22 – Paris, FR @ Le Trianon
Mon. Sept. 23 – Utrecht, NL @ TrivoliVredenberg Grote Zaal
Tue. Sept. 24 – Antwerp, BE @ De Roma
Thu. Sept. 26 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands
Fri. Sept. 27 – Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall
Sat. Sept. 28 – London, UK @ Eventim Apollo