Nanna Shares New Single “How To Start A Garden”

Nanna releases new video for "How To Start A Garden"
Nanna Photo Credit: Silken Weinberg and Angela Ricciardi

Nanna’s new album How To Start A Garden was inspired by her childhood music teacher, fellow Icelander Bjork plus gardens and ghosts. The Icelandic artist today, has shared a new video for the album’s title-track. Fans can see Nanna live this summer when the Disaster Master Tour kicks off in July. In addition to her headline dates, she will be at two major US festivals including the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, RI, and Outside Lands in San Francisco, CA. She’ll also perform two shows at Iceland Airwaves Festival in November. Australian singer/songwriter Indigo Sparke will be direct support on all US tour dates.

Before creating How to Start a Garden, Nanna spent most of her twenties in recording studios around the world and on global tours with her multi-Platinum band, Of Monsters and Men, which arrived in 2011 to almost immediate ubiquity as their first album, My Head Is An Animal, topped charts worldwide. Their live stage presence landed them headlining festival spots around the world. With three critically acclaimed and globally successful albums under their belt, Nanna is now taking that invaluable experience with Of Monsters and Men and channeling it into a personal piece of art that she could only make herself.

Since announcing her debut solo project in January, Nanna has shared three advance tracks: “Godzilla,” “Crybaby,” and “Disaster Master.” Produced by Nanna alongside collaborators Aaron Dessner (The National, Taylor Swift) and Josh Kaufman (Bonny Light Horseman, War on Drugs, Hiss Golden Messenger), How to Start a Garden is a tremendous solo introduction from this highly acclaimed singer, songwriter and producer.

How To Start A Garden
Republic Records

“How To Start A Garden” (Written and produced by Nanna, Additional Production Josh Kaufman)
“Sputnik” (Written and Produced by Nanna, Additional Production by Josh Kaufman)
“Crybaby” (Written by Nanna, Produced by Nanna and Aaron Dessner)
“Disaster Master” (Written by Nanna, Produced by Josh Kaufman)
“The Vine / 13” (Written by Nanna & Ragnar Thorhallson, Produced by Nanna)
“Godzilla” (Written and Produced by Nanna)
“Blood Clot / Andvaka” (Written and Produced by Nanna)
“Milk” (Written by Nanna and Aaron Dessner, Produced by Aaron Dessner)
“Igloo” (Written and Produced by Nanna)
“Voyager” (Written by Nanna, Produced by Josh Kaufman)
“Seabed” (Written by Nanna, Aaron Dessner & Ragnar Thorhallson, Produced by Nanna and Aaron Dessner)

Nanna 2023 Tour Dates

July 17 – Cambridge, MA / The Sinclair*
July 18 – Burlington, VT / Higher Ground*
July 20 – Washington, DC / Howard Theatre*
July 21 – Philadelphia, PA / Union Transfer*
July 22 – Woodstock, NY / Colony*
July 24 – Amagansett, NY / Stephen Talkhouse*
July 26 – New York, NY / Bowery Ballroom*
July 28 – Portland, ME / Portland House Music*
July 29 – Newport, RI / Newport Folk Festival
July 31 – Ann Arbor, MI / The Ark*
August 1 – Chicago, IL / Thalia Hall*
August 3 – Minneapolis, MN / Fine Line*
August 5 – Denver, CO / Bluebird Theater*
August 8 – West Hollywood, CA / Troubadour (Low Ticket Warning)*
August 10 – Pioneertown, CA / Pappy and Harriet’s*
August 13 – San Francisco, CA / Outside Lands
August 15 – Portland, OR / Wonder Ballroom*
August 16 – Seattle, WA / Neptune Theatre*
November 2-4 – Reykjavík, Iceland / Iceland Airwaves Festival
November 21 – London, UK / Omera

*With Special Guest Indigo Sparke

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