Puma Blue Shares Live Version Of “Sheets”

Puma Blue AKA: Jacob Allen, has shared a live recording of Sheets"
Puma Blue shares live version of "Sheets"

Puma Blue AKA: Jacob Allen, has shared a live recording of his In Praise of Shadows track, “Sheets”. Recorded in rehearsals earlier this year, the live rendition is taken from the forthcoming Deluxe Edition of the album, due out November 5, 2022 via PIAS.

Puma Blue on “Sheets:”

“This is just a pure love song that I wrote for my partner. I wasn’t sure about putting it on the album because it felt like a really personal note that you’d leave in the house for them to find when you’ve got to head out early or something. The music is a sample from the score of my favourite film, ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’, which has always inspired me but I’ve never referenced it so directly ’til now.”

For all the intimacy of his voicemail-ballads on the record, songs carry a different resonance in a live setting: a mix of improvisation, in-the-moment escapism, and the collective power of an audience taking his music to new heights. It’s something the producer & vocalist, has spent a lot of time reflecting on in the last year with the absence of touring and a transatlantic move to Atlanta, GA.

Allen recently announced details of his first full tours since the album was released. Joined by his live band and openers Niecy Blue, Sara King, and Cruza, Puma Blue will trek North America this November, before returning to Europe in February 2022.

Puma Blue Live Dates

4th – Santa Ana CA – Constellation Room
5th – Los Angeles CA – El Rey Theatre
6th – San Francisco CA – The Independent
8th – Portland OR – Doug Fir Lounge
9th – Seattle WA – The Vera Project
12th – Minneapolis MN – Fine Line
13th – Chicago IL – Lincoln Hall
14th – Detroit MI – El Club
16th – Toronto ON – Horseshoe Tavern
18th – Brooklyn NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
19th – Philadelphia PA – Johnny Brenda’s
20th – Washington DC – Miracle Theatre
22nd – Nashville TN – Mercy Lounge
23rd – Atlanta GA – The Masquerade (Purgatory)

13th – Copenhagen DK – Ideal Bar
14th – Hamburg DE – Turmzimmer
16th – Berlin DE – Kantine am Berghain
17th – Cologne DE – JAKI
18th – Brussels BE – AB Club
20th – Amsterdam NL – Melkweg UP
21st – Paris FR – Boule Noire
24th – Glasgow UK – King Tuts
25th – Leeds UK – Belgrave Music Hall
26th – Manchester UK – Gorilla
27th – Nottingham UK – Bodega

MARCH 2022
1st – Bristol UK – Thekla
2nd – Brighton UK – Chalk
3rd – London UK – Brixton Electric
5th – Dublin IE – Grand Social

Pre-order Deluxe version of In Praise of Shadows HERE


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