“Old Sob Story” by Birdtalker
Birdtalker have announced their self-titled sophomore album will drop on October 8th via AntiFragile Music. Ahead of the release, the Nashville-based band have shared the album track “Old Sob Story”.
The self-titled effort is the follow-up to their 2018 debut One. With their new album, Birdtalker find solid ground and step into their own with their most confident and unrestrained set of songs to date. Their new single “Old Sob Story,” is a rollicking song exemplifying the band’s newfound creative freedom. Full of bravado and sass, it brazenly marches into new distortion-soaked sonic territory.
“‘Old Sob Story’ is about getting out of the head and into the body and a deeper sense of knowing,” stated the band. “It feels like an echo of ‘Heavy,’ but instead of being sensitive and melodramatic, we’re very open-handed and unabashed, almost silly. Lyrically, it’s got a ‘fuck this I’m tired of myself’ vibe; just done with the old and ready for the new.”
This fall, Birdtalker will hit the road on an extensive 30+ date nationwide tour in support of their new album.
Birdtalker track list:
Right On Time
Nothing Ever Stays
Apes In A Daydream
10/01 – Greenville, SC @ Radio Room
10/02 – Charlotte, NC @ Tuck Fest
10/03 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle Back Room
10/05 – Richmond, VA @ The Camel
10/06 – Vienna, VA @ Jammin Java
10/07 – Philadelphia, PA @ Milkboy
10/08 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
10/09 – Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Upstairs
10/22 – Aspen, CO @ Wheeler Opera House
10/23 – Denver, CO @ Globe Hall
10/24 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre
10/26 – SaltLake City, UT @ The State Room
10/28 – Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern
10/29 – Vancouver, BC, Canada @ The Fox Cabaret
10/30 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
11/02 – Sacramento, CA @ Goldfield Trading Post
11/03 – Petaluma, CA @ Mystic Theatre
11/04 – Berkeley, CA @ Cornerstone Berkley
11/05 – Felton, CA @ Felton Music Hall
11/09 – Anaheim, CA @ The Parish at House of Blues Anaheim
11/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
11/11 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
11/12 – Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
11/13 – Tucson, AZ @ 191 Toole
11/16 – Waco, TX @ Common Grounds
11/17 – Austin, TX @ Antone’s
11/18 – San Antonio, TX @ Sam’s Burger Joint
11/19 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall Upstairs
11/20 – Fort Worth, TX @ Tulips
11/21 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Ponyboy
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