Runner Drops New Single “Blue Jay”

Runnner aka LA-based singer/songwriter Noah Weinman has returned with new single, "Bluejay," now available via Run For Cover
Runner photo credit: Seannie Bryan

Runnner aka LA-based singer/songwriter Noah Weinman has returned with new single, “Bluejay.” The track follows his well received album Like Dying Stars, We’re Reaching Out , now out via Run For Cover. Runnner also has a number of upcoming shows worldwide, including a headlining show in Los Angeles, followed by a UK tour and select dates in France and The Netherlands.

Out today from Run For Cover Records Turnover, Horse Jumper of Love). “Bluejay” is pulled from the same sessions as Like Dying Stars, We’re Reaching Out and offers an extra dose of what makes that record so special. The song features Runnner’s trademark hifi/lofi dynamics, intricate arrangements, and of course Weinman’s warm vocals and inviting melodies.

Since 2017 Weinman has been releasing music as Runnner, and the songwriter has already amassed an impressive catalog of homespun indie folk. Like Dying Stars, We’re Reaching Out follows Runnner’s 2021 collection album, Always Repeating. Lyrically Weinman is often preoccupied with communication and the things that can go unspoken, even between people with a deep emotional bond. The songwriter describes a hectic headspace and the challenges of opening up in a way that feels at once highly specific and deeply relatable, all while the music unfolds in ways that are instantly appealing but reveal themselves even more with each listen.

Like Dying Stars, We’re Reaching Out
Run For Cover

1. plexiglass
2. i only sing about food
3. bike again
4. raincoat
5. chess with friends
6. reach
7. noah needs a haircut
8. runnning in place at the edge of the map
9. scabpicker
10. string
11. NYE
12. a map for your birthday

Runner 2023 Tour Dates

08/25 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
09/02 Dorset, UK @ End of the Road Festival
09/03 Birmingham, UK @ Hare & Hounds
09/04 Brighton, UK @ The Prince Albert
09/05 London, UK @ The Lexington
09/07 Cardiff, UK @ Club Ifor Bach
09/08 Leeds, UK @ Headrow House
09/09 Manchester, UK @ YES (The Basement)
09/10 Newcastle, UK @ Bobiks
09/12 Edinburgh, UK @ Sneaky Pete’s
09/13 Glasgow, UK @ The Hug and Pint
09/15 Utrecht, NL @ Ekko
09/18 Paris, FR @ Le POPUP du Label

Order “Blue Jay” by Runner HERE


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