Joanna Sternberg Unveils New Single “Neighbors”

Joanna Sternberg Unveils New Single "Neighbors"
Joanna Sternberg Photo by Michael Levinson

Three months ago, Joanna Sternberg released their Fat Possum debut, I’ve Got Me. Today, Sternberg unveils their brand new single “Neighbors,” a stunning evolution of Sternberg’s distinctive sound.

“Neighbors” sees Sternberg explore the site in which I’ve Got Me was written: the middle-income artists-only residence in the towers of Manhattan Plaza. “I wrote this song about my social anxiety and how it manifests in the context of the high rise building I live in,” Sternberg says. “I often am unsure of so many social rules and social cues that I just wind up either shutting down completely, or acting like an over-friendly almost muppet-like version of a human. This song is definitely intended to be sort of tongue-in-cheek/silly (I am very inspired by Randy Newman!) I performed this song at my piano in my living room and my very multi-talented friend Chris Miller recorded and mastered it!”

Sternberg is currently on a North American tour supporting The Lemon Twigs, performing tomorrow in Madison. Following this run of dates, Sternberg will embark for their first-ever overseas tour, before a string of US dates later this winter. Joanna has also been added to several festivals, including two performances at Pitchfork Festival London (a second show was added after the first sold out!) and the incredible Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, TN.

Upcoming Tour Dates:

Thu. Oct. 5 – Madison, WI @ Majestic Theater *
Fri. Oct. 6 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Cactus Club *
Sat. Oct. 7 – Indianapolis, IN @ Hi-Fi *
Mon. Oct. 9 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Bag *
Tue. Oct. 10 – Buffalo, NY @ Buffalo Iron Works *
Thu. Oct. 12 – Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom *
Fri. Oct. 13 – Long Island, NY @ The Space *
Sat. Oct. 14 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes *
Fri. Oct 27 – New York, NY @ Racket ^
Thu. Nov 9 – Utrecht, NL @ Le Guess Who Festival
Fri. Nov 10 – London, UK @ Pitchfork Festival London – St. Matthias Church – ADDED DUE TO DEMAND
Sat. Nov 11 – London, UK @ Pitchfork Festival London – Kings Place – SOLD OUT
Sun. Nov 12 – Kortrijk, BE @ Sonic City
Tue. Nov 14 – Paris, FR @ Le Consulat
Thu. Nov 16 – Lisbon, PT @ Vale Perdido
Sat. Dec. 2 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall &
Tue. Dec. 5 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners &
Wed. Dec. 6 – Nashville, TN @ Brooklyn Bowl &
Fri. Feb. 23 – Vashon Island, WA – House Show
Sun. Feb. 25 – Portland, OR – Polaris Hall
Tue. Feb. 27 – San Francisco, CA – Swedish American Hall
Fri. Mar. 1 – Los Angeles, CA – Barnsdall Theatre
Thu. Mar. 24 – Sun. Mar. 24 – Knoxville, TN @ Big Ears Festival

* w/ The Lemon Twigs
^ w/ Buck Meek
& w/ Angel Olsen

Order I’ve Got Me HERE.


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